The Importance Of Being Frank

Young Benjamin had been sitting, patiently, with his family at one of the community tables on the patio at “frank,” the captivating new restaurant in West Cornwall, CT. While the others had mastered a salad and an elegant asparagus with lemon ricotta appetizer, he was left to anticipate the Margherita pizza that appeared as entrées […]

By |2022-06-30T14:31:10-04:00June 30th, 2022|Restaurant Review|

Keeping It Local

After spending over a decade in various culinary roles in the Hudson Valley and beyond, Mark Fredette unveiled Iron & Grass – a family-owned “chophouse” in Hudson, NY. The local farm-to-table restaurant and bar opened its doors in August 2021.

“We call it a ‘chophouse’ because ‘steakhouses’ focus on beef,” says Fredette, chef and owner of Iron […]

By |2022-06-30T14:28:04-04:00June 30th, 2022|Main Street, Restaurant Review|

Great Barrington’s Perfect Steakhouse Experience: Number Ten

It’s impossible to gauge what makes for a perfect experience of any kind. Such a thing is, in all likelihood, unattainable. However, when a restaurant commits itself to presenting diners with an atmosphere that compliments its menu so seamlessly, it may be as close to perfect as one can get. Thus, Great Barrington’s Number Ten, […]

By |2022-03-24T11:50:30-04:00March 24th, 2022|Main Street, Restaurant Review|

A Village Delight

There is almost a Brigadoon moment when one wanders off of Route 7 into Falls Village, CT, these days. To be sure, this town will not disappear after one day, to wait 100 years to reappear as in the Lerner and Loewe musical. The resurgence of the town, however, is magical in its own way. […]

By |2021-08-28T14:09:41-04:00August 28th, 2021|Restaurant Review|

Slice Of Heaven

The summer season ushers in long days filled with sunshine and lots of leisurely activities. It’s the time of year when we yearn to escape our own kitchens and sneak in a few more hours of hiking, swimming, or town hopping. After a long day, most of us prefer to unwind at a sidewalk café […]

By |2021-06-29T21:55:44-04:00June 29th, 2021|Restaurant Review|
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