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New Year’s Eve Chef’s Tasting Menus at Mezze Bistro in Williamstown + Allium in Great Barrington

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Join us in Williamstown or Great Barrington for New Year’s Eve on Friday, December 31. In addition to our regular dinner menus, we’ll be offering a tasting menu at each of our restaurants. Allium will serve dinner until 9 pm and Mezze Bistro will serve until 10 pm. Allium Restaurant + Bar […]

Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market in Williamstown December 18

$40,000 Generated at Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Markets in November; Next One Scheduled for 12/18

Photos Courtesy of Fran Duncan of platetoplate + durablegoods The numbers are in. Well… just one or two missing from vendors who don’t check their email, but that means the total figure is even higher than what was reported, which is amazing! More than 2,500 community members attended the second annual Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ […]

Big Bourbon at Allium

A little leather in your drink? With origins in the 18th century, bourbon is back in the saddle, so to speak. America’s equivalent of champagne (without the associated Gallic sneer) was recognized by Congress in 1964 as a “distinctive product of the United States.” Interest in this classic whiskey has been regenerated by the presence […]

Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market Williamstown Photos

Spread Holiday Cheer with Mezze Catering

Bring Back the Holiday Party in 2010! The other side of Thanksgiving looks a bit daunting. Holiday shopping, meals to prepare, lists to make, cards to mail, gifts to wrap, packages to deliver. Where does the stress end and the holidays begin? You tell yourself every year that *this* will be the one when you […]

Get Local for Thanksgiving: Holiday Markets Present 60 Vendors this Weekend

You’ve probably seen the announcement somewhere already (we hope)… but we wanted to make sure you knew WHO was going to be there so we can make sure YOU get there. GOING LOCAL FOR THANKSGIVING There aren’t many one-stop shopping opportunities to buy all-local ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner. In fact, it’s a rare occurrence […]

The Markets are Coming, the Markets are Coming…

The Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmer’s Markets that is. This coming Saturday. OK. Get your pen out. Turkeys, pork, beef, chickens, lamb, lamb skins, wool, eggs, mushrooms, arugula, root vegetables, apples, cheese, soup, quiches, bread, cakes, biscotti, cookies, pies, pickles, maple syrup, honey, beeswax candles, flowers, locally grown baby food, preserved and canned goods. All locally […]

Mezze Team Forages with Evan Strusinski

One beautiful Sunday afternoon in late October, members of the Allium Restaurant + Bar + Mezze Bistro + Bar crews went foraging with Maine’s Evan Strusinski in the hills of the northern Berkshires. Recently featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Magazine, Evan plucks grasses and fungi from the earth, boxes them up […]

Berkshire Grown Celebrates NoCo at Mezze Bistro

To increase support and raise awareness for local farms, Berkshire Grown presented Getting to Know Berkshire Grown: Celebrate NoCo on Monday, November 8. Hosted by Mezze Bistro + Bar in our new location in Williamstown, the event featured many talented chefs and more than a dozen dedicated farmers from the Berkshire region with 75-plus guests […]