If you go
Where to stay
The Sailmaker’s House: 314 Court Street; 603-380-3447; sailmakershouse.com. More like a well-appointed private home than a traditional inn, this 10-room property is a 15-minute walk from both Market Square and Strawbery Banke.
Where to eat
Ri Ra: 22 Market Square, rira.com. This Irish pub opened in 2009 in what had been two bank buildings. Entrees are $11-$16.
Mombo: 66 Marcy, momborestaurant.com. Serves internationally inspired cuisine. Entrees are $22-$42.