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They are editorial content, not paid advertisements, and are organized by county.

Rural Intelligence Food Prairie Whale, in Great Barrington, for a new farm-to-table hangout. 

terrapin Terrapin, in Rhinebeck, offers astonishing variety and value in a glittering setting. Table Six, in Lenox, features a changing prix fixe meal in the refurbished Kemble Inn.

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Allium - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Rural Intelligence FoodLocal and seasonal is the m.o. at Allium, (which took over the storefronts once occupied by the tragically wonderful Verdura and Due) so the menu reads a bit like a wine list: those aren’t just any turnips alongside that delicious duck breast on a bed of faro ($25), they’re Farm Girl Hakurei turnips, and don’t you forget it. In the city, such fussing about the provenance of produce seems twee. Here, we like seeing our farming neighbors duly credited, especially since the chef does such justice to their stuff. Some of the concoctions may sound a tad weird (roasted cod with mussels and Italian sausage ($25), followed by a blue hubbard brullee), but they work, as does the friendly young staff, so who’s arguing? 

42-44 Railroad St., Great Barrington, MA
(413) 528-2118
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5 - 9:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 5 - 10 p.m.

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