Richard Gere & Carey Lowell / The Farmhouse


When Richard Gere, wife Carey Lowell and Russell Hernandez restored the charming eight-room Bedford Post Inn in 2007, they knew a sophisticated restaurant staple would be huge. Hence, The Farmhouse -- a rustic retreat serving up "Mediterranean-inflected American fare" and wine list fraught with international flavor. So far, The Farmhouse has more than a few fans including Martha Stewart, who has a farm down the street. No word on if the Dalai Lama's broken bread there yet, though. Stay tuned...