|Petrino's Cafe Changing Hands|
08:31PM / Tuesday, March 29, 2011
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mark Petrino is calling it quits and heading West.
"I'm ready for something new," said a cheerful Petrino on Tuesday, who opened his namesake cafe on the Main Street corner barely a year ago. What's new is an offer he couldn't refuse from Colorado State, which will put him back into college food service.
It was Williams College that brought him to the Berkshires, then long miles traveling to colleges around the area for for AVI Foodsystems put him back into restaurant mode. Now he's ready for academia again.
Petrino's is the third eatery to try the corner of Holden and Main, following in the footsteps of the Cup & Saucer and
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|North Adams Sushi House Opens For Business|
04:26PM / Sunday, February 06, 2011
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Downtown now has its own sushi restaurant.
The Sushi House opened with a full menu and bar Sunday at 45 Main St.
A grand opening event is yet to be planned but the restaurant is now welcoming customers.
Meng Wu Wang opened the restaurant to complement his China Buffet also on Main Street and just around the corner.
The site was the location for several years of Tangiers Boutique, a gift shop and tanning salon that closed last year.
The restaurant will be open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday
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|Desperados Reopening In North Adams|
|05:09PM / Wednesday, November 17, 2010|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — It's been five years but local favorite Desperados is back. The Mexican restaurant will reopen downtown on Monday.
After purchasing the 23 Eagle St. location in September, owner David Atwell only has to wait for a few more permits and a little fine tuning before opening to the public.
"Monday we did a meet and greet with some of my vendors, some people from town, City Hall and friends and family to show them what we did to the place," Atwell said on Wednesday. "We'll have a soft opening to the public on Monday, Tuesday at the latest."
Confident the final licenses will be approved in the
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|Street Food, Northern Berkshire Style|
12:00AM / Monday, June 28, 2010
Colleen Taylor of FYP and Taylor's was chatting up Michael Gallagher of Square Roots Farm.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Northern Berkshire Food Festival on Sunday had easily its best showing in years, if not best ever. There were more restaurants, more variety, more music and more people — many more people — than the past few years.
The 9-year-old event has had its ups and downs, plagued by rain or searing temperatures and inconsistent participation. Some of the eateries from that first fest don't even exist anymore.
But there's always been a hardcore dozen or so restaurants and
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|Petrino's Open and Humming|
06:54PM / Friday, April 09, 2010
We are served at Petrino's Cafe on Main Street in North Adams on Friday while Mark Petrino takes an order. Everybody wears a shirt with the cafe's basil leaf logo.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Petrino's Cafe has been operating for a week now and owner Mark Petrino says things have been going well.
We finally got a chance to try it today and really liked the new decor and interior setup. Mark made good on his promise to move the deli case so that it's immediately visible when you walk in the door. It's also easier to get to the counter because the tables have been rearranged in a
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