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Blue Plate Special
Bourbon Burger with carmelized onions, beer cheese, bacon, house made pototo chips and bourbon sauce at the Black Cow Burger Bar in Turners Falls. They still offer chocolates for desert in homage to the former Equi's Candy store that was there. Recorder Staff/Paul Franz

Blue Plate Special: The Black Cow Burger Bar

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Pamela Tierney has been in the food business for most of her life. “As a youth I worked in restaurants most of the time,” she told me in a recent interview. “I ran the Starlight Diner in Erving for six years. Took a break, tried a few other things, and then I came back here.” “Here” is the Black Cow … 0

Blue Plate Special: The rustic elegance of Bernardston’s The Farm Table

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

At first glance, Chris Pappademas looks too young to be the chef at a large restaurant. In fact, this middle-age reporter might even use the word “baby” when referring to him. The head chef at the Farm Table on South Street in Bernardston is indeed young for his job at 25. His fluidity … 0

Blue Plate Special: “A hidden jewel”: The Crazy Horse Bar and Grille

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Nature is the dominant theme at the Crazy Horse Bar and Grille. This restaurant at Berkshire East Mountain Resort on Thunder Mountain Road in Charlemont features chairs and tables made of rustic wood and its large windows look out on a ski slope. In past years, The Crazy Horse has been open only … 0