The Berkshires—once a respite for the country’s elite during the Gilded Age—has evolved into a welcoming array of food artisans, bespoke shops and innovative restaurants. For our inaugural issue, we have revisited local classics, discovered can’t-miss events of the season and unearthed the newest generation of entrepreneurs who embody the culinary ingenuity and spirit of the region.
The Red Lion Inn gets cheeky this summer with a twist on a summer classic. Chef Brian Alberg’s Jowl, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich riff s on the traditional BLT with smoked pork jowl from Bacon on the Side, heirloom tomatoes from Farm Girl Farm and summer greens from Equinox Farm. Add homemade chips and you’ll be roaring for more. RedLionInn.com
Head to Lenox to indulge in a Macaron Gelato Sandwich, the latest creation of Joshua Needleman’s Chocolate Springs Café. This new twist on a French classic comes in pistachio, double chocolate … Read the rest