• Tacos Ring the Bell

    Route 20 Out of Pittsfield

    By: Charles Giuliano - Feb 24th, 2019

    Meeting on a Saturday afteroon in the dead of winter the agenda was a wine stating at Spirited in Lenox. First lunch at a new taco joint just up the road from Pittsfield.

  • Lucia’s Latin Kitchen

    Relocating to a Lee Mass Landmark.

    By: Pit Bulls - May 24th, 2019


  • Linda’s Café in North Adams

    Berkshire Diners and Dives

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jun 11th, 2019

    Across the street from our loft in North Adams is the breakfast and lunch joint Linda's Cafe. When out and about doing errands it's an option for cheap grub. Joe and Jodi urged me to do more local restaurant reviews. On my own dime this is what I came up with. If you're a tourist don't bother to read this. Locals come for the awesome blueberry pancakes.

  • Corona Cookbook: Sydney Sauce

    Cooking Down Maine

    By: Sydney Roberts Rockefeller - May 06th, 2020

    Sydney who lives Down Maine is cursed by shellfish allergy, She still craves lobster in summer with friends. All that it's cracked up to be but for now no longer possible.

  • Corona Cookbook: Baked Cod

    At Home with Artist Susan Nichter

    By: Susan Nichter - May 06th, 2020

    Artist Susan Nichter shares another way to cook cod.

  • Carona Cookbook: Spanish Tortilla

    Kampe's Familiar Breakfast Treat

    By: Phil Kampe - May 06th, 2020

    Phil and Maria spent several months in Spain before the pandemic hit. They share what was a typical Spanish breakfast. Served cold it is also a familar tapas item in bars,

  • Corona Cookbook: Eggplant Parm

    Chicago Critic Nancy Bishop

    By: Nancy Bishop - May 05th, 2020

    Chicago critic and fellow ATCA member is taking a forced leave from covering theatre. She walks us through her Eggplant Parm.

  • Corona Cookbook: Parmesan Wonton Crackers

    Michael Bedford Cooks

    By: Michael Bedford - May 05th, 2020

    Our Eclipse neighbors Michael Bedford and Sarah Sutro spent many years living and working in Asia. Here he concocts a handy snack that will freeze well.

  • Corona Cookbook: Ramps

    Kampe Ramping Up

    By: Phil Kampe - May 05th, 2020

    There is a narrow two week window when foraging for ramps. Both the leaves and bulb of this member of the onion family are unique. Each year Phil Kampe returns to his secret spot for a culinary treat.

  • Carona Cookbook: Lunch

    Carl Chiarenza's Soup and Sandwich

    By: Carl Chiarenza - May 04th, 2020

    Carl Chiarenza is a renowned photographer and art historian. This is what he had for lunch in Rochester.

  • Corona Cookbook: Bitter Lemons

    Big Boy's Lemonade

    By: Charles Giuliano - May 04th, 2020

    When life serves you lemons, make lemonade.

  • Corona Cookbook: Scallops

    From Artist Linda O'Brien

    By: Linda O'Brien - May 04th, 2020

    An artist neighbor, Linda Obrien, of the Eclipse Mill in North Adams is an amazing home chef. Food for her is a passion. We have been fortunate to share meals with her and Opie.

  • Corna Cookbook: Cod

    Food and Wine Critic Phil Kampe

    By: Phil Kampe - May 04th, 2020

    Food, wine and travel writer Phil Kampe is a superb home cook. Hunkered down in the Berkshires he creates intutitive responses to family recipes and extrensive travel with Maria Reveley. We have much enjoyed his masterful cuisine.

  • Corona Cookbook: Chinese

    Jane Hudson's Fried Rice

    By: Jane Hudson - May 03rd, 2020

    The Williamstown based artist, poet, musician and philosophe, Jane Hudon, launches a new feature for Berkhire Fine Arts. During this time of isolation we invte you to share what's cooking.

  • A Glut of Tomato

    Tips, Quips and Recepies

    By: Nancy Bishop - Aug 28th, 2017

    I’ll let you in on my recipe for the best pasta sauce ever. Roasting the tomatoes adds a certain nutty, burnt richness to the sauce.

  • Year of the Rat Celebration

    Berkshire International Club at Panda House

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jan 27th, 2020

    For the past three years the Berkshire International Club has celebrated Chinese New Year. On a Sunday afternoon sixty members enjoyed a banquet at Panda House.

  • Sears Fine Food

    A Frisco Ham and Egger

    By: Charles Giuliano - Jul 06th, 2017

    When in Frisco a landmark for hearty breakfast is Sears Fine Food steps from Union Square. There are lines from morning through dinner. Mostly the ham and egger, which was founded in 1938, is famous for Swedish pancakes.

  • Deval Patrick Initiates Food For Thought

    Series Launched At Hancock Shaker Village

    By: Philip S. Kampe - May 08th, 2017

    Ex-Governor, Deval Patrick, will host the first, 'Food For Thought', speaker series at Hancock Shaker Village on Friday, May 12th. He will talk over dinner about his autobiography, A Reason To Believe.

  • Top Rated Mews in Provincetown

    Fine Dining with a View

    By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 05th, 2017


  • Fanizzi’s by the Sea

    Provincetown Waterfront Dining

    By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 04th, 2017

    Early in Spring, while the town with narrow streets still sleeps, we found that Fanizzi’s by the Sea 539 Commercial St, Provincetown is open year round. On a Sunday night we popped in for the early bird specials. A window table with its harbor view was delightful.

  • Cafe Sabarsky at the Neue Gallery

    Out of this World Cabaret

    By: Susan Halll - Mar 10th, 2017

    Serge Sabarsky was co-founded of the Neue Gallery, one of the most learned and charming places in New York. Cafe Sabarsky offers an Austrian menu. Often you can find cabaraet Artists like Rachelle Garniez performing.

  • Paella Is His Middle Name

    Saffron Is Key

    By: Philip S. Kampe - Feb 22nd, 2017

    Who would have expected that Charles Giuliano an artist, journalist is also a Gourmet Cook.

  • Authentic Bouillabaisse

    Visiting Villefranche-sur-Mer

    By: Charles Giuliano - Feb 20th, 2017

    Yet again my paella was a hit with our guests. We talked about the expensive key ingredient of saffron. The next time I want to make Bouillabaisse. But I doubt that I can match that first encounter decades ago in the charming cove of Villefranche-sur-Mer.

  • Railroad Street Youth Culinary Arts

    Culminating Event for Apprenticeship Program

    By: Philip S. Kampe - Dec 12th, 2016

    Railroad Street Youth Projects annual culinary arts celebration dinner highlights youth with a work based apprenticeship program in Berkshire county.

  • Need A Lounge While At The Airport?

    The No1 Lounge at London's Gatwick

    By: Philip S. Kampe - Oct 23rd, 2016

    If you travel overseas and are looking for a Lounge to spend downtime in, consider the No1 Lounge group. We used the Gatwick Lounge for nearly three hours between flights.

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