Press About The Berkshires

Less Than a Three-Hour Drive From Manhattan, Berkshire Mountain Majesty

 knew I was going to like my pork chop when it came with a disclaimer.

Striking a tone that straddled apology and enthusiasm, the sweet-faced waitress at Prairie Whale informed me that, because the pork they serve is pasture-raised and whey-finished, the chops come with a thick band of fat, maybe more than I’m used to. I received this information the way one might accept the news that the only car left on the lot is a convertible, then tried to picture the malcontented diner who had inspired such a warning and wondered what she was doing in the Berkshires… read more.