- Douglas Merriott Mar 13, 2002 10:07 PM
Hey, when in the Berkshires do not miss Once Upon a Table, the Mews Stockbridge, Ma. 01262. Intense bistro styled food with international influence. No hype, just incredible food in a cozy atmosphere. This should be everyone's first stop in the Berkshires.
Next stop in the summer month's should be Bistro Zinc Castle St. Lenox, Ma., I was not a fan of their last winter menu. Pizza should always be had at Salerno's of Franklin St. in Lenox or Babalouie's of Main St. Great Barrington. For a bit of the authentic mexican cuisine do try Cactus Cafe of Main St. Lee. My closing suggestion is a place I have only partaken of once From Ketchup to Caviar of Main St. Lee, wonderful American French infusion.
Speaking of the Berkshires... Once a year I find myself driving from Dalton to South Egremont, mostly along Rte. 7, in a great hurry. It's always a Sunday morning, so a lot of places are closed. Does anybody know where I can stop for a quick breakfast, or, barring that, a good takeout lunch?
I will second Once Upon a Table. Had a couple of lunches there that were pure bliss.
I would also like to give kudos to Chez Nous in Lee. DH and I spent a significant anniversary dinner there a couple of years ago, and we couldn't have picked better.
And on the other end of the spectrum, The Locker Room in Lee wiil always be a favorite. It's a bar-type of place with goddamned decent food, and friendly service for very reasonable money.
Really? I'm actually glad to hear that. We always stayed at the Orchards when we went. And they do have outdoor dining during the day. But we've had good and bad experiences with the food there. Our package entitled us to breakfast and one dinner. Some years dinner was good, but when it was bad, it was so, so bad!!!
Dinner- Nudel for foodies. No res. long wait
Breakfast/Lunch- Spoon or Haven
5 Star fine dining- Wheatleigh very expensive
Lee- Indian- Bombay
California Taco- Baja Charlie's
Vietnamese - Orient Express and Rouge for French bistro
Stockbridge- Once Upon a Table
Japanese Sushi / and Asian Vegetarian - Bizen
Pizza - Baba Louis
cafe Adam- best dinner or Lunch. Trendy but comfortable
Hope this helps