The Grossly Biased Guide to the Berkshires

An opinionated guide to the wonders of Berkshire County, MA

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Favorite fish fry

April 20th, 2009 · No Comments

 Pedrin’s Dairy Bar, Curran Highway, North Adams
It’s a sign of spring in Northern Berkshire. Word gets around that Pedrin’s is open for the season, and cars line up along route 8, though in April it’s generally too cold to sit at one of the painted picnic tables; instead everyone carries their food back […]

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Manna from Greenfield

June 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Manna House, 205 Main, Greenfield MA
The restaurant only seats fifteen. From Greenfield’s main street it looks twice as big as it is, but a closer inspection reveals that only one of the two windowed storefronts is actually seating. (The other one is the restaurant’s small kitchen, which connects with the seating area through […]

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New Flavors

October 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Econo Lodge, route 7, Lenox/Lee border
On a warm September night, we set off on an expedition. We wanted dinner in a place neither of us knew, a dinner we would remember. Ethan has lived here for more than a decade, and I spent four years here as a reporter — finding a wholly new place […]

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When the King Comes to Town

August 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Jack’s Hot Dog Stand, 12 Eagle St., North Adams
Written in 2003, for the original iteration of the GBGB. Joga Café no longer exists; Jack’s Hot Dogs is going strong.
My father is one of those men who’s basically impervious to cold. During the average winter he rarely dons a heavy sweater, and never a […]

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