Best of Boston

2009 Best Locavore Restaurant, South

Martha’s Stone Soup

The award-winning fare at Martha Stone’s home-cooking-meets-haute-cuisine establishment is deliciously all over the map: a strawberry soup made from fruit grown in Middleborough, a salad sprinkled with Westport cheese, homemade bread punched up with garlic from Carver. A 15-year food-business vet, Stone calls on deep ties to local farms in her quest for fresh, organic ingredients, and even attends farmers’ market meetings to keep up with what’s available. She leaves no stone unturned, and we return the favor by leaving no plate unpolished.

517 Old Sandwich Rd., Plymouth, 508-224-8900,