Route 20 - Lee RoadLenox, MA, 01240Phone: 800-272-6935
Local ingredients, comfortable atmosphere distinguish this resort tavern
Seeking a spot to unwind with a meal after a busy day? A comfortable atmosphere for breakfast with the family before setting out on a vacation day? Or maybe you want to sip a post-round cocktail on the deck overlooking the golf course. Look no further than Sloane’s Tavern at the Cranwell Resort, where New England favorites and locally sourced ingredients offer the complete casual dining experience. Tuck into a vegetable frittata at breakfast. Sup on clam chowder, homemade chili and fresh salads at lunch. Try the shepherd’s pie or glazed salmon at dinner (and don’t forget the New England sticky toffee pudding for dessert). The restaurant has a children’s menu, gluten-free options and a takeout menu for poolside dining.
297 North StreetPittsfield, MA, 01201Phone: 413-358-4741
Chefs Who Think Globally & Shop Locally
When you walk through the front doors, you can see that Hotel on North in a place of understated sophistication. Things are simply done well, without pretense. Similarly, the hotels’ Eat on North is a casual restaurant where fresh, uncomplicated food from local ingredients is served proudly by Chef de Cuisine Ron Reda. Menus present tasty American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Small plates, large plates, snacks, and other options satisfy every appetite. A very cool oyster bar with views of the lobby and the hotel’s coming and goings serves delicious shellfish and oyster samplers; cured meats and cheeses. A kids menu corrals the taste and needs of young ones on a family vacation.
81 Old Main StreetDeerfield, MA, 01342Phone: 413-774-5587
Great food, ambiance, local craft beers, and house infusions
Central to its place and reputation in town and local history, is the inn’s food philosophy of eating the view. Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern offers twelve draft beers, a good wine list, house infusions, and creative cocktails. Comfortable seating, cozy corners, fireplaces, welcoming staff, and an 18-seat mahogany dining bar invite you to gather and linger. The Chef runs a scratch kitchen and supports farmers’ markets, family farms, and other area sources of sustainably-raised food and natural produce. Gather at this New England table to enjoy a relaxed and happy ambiance, and to celebrate local purveyors and local products and taste the difference in an authentic field to fork menu.