For the creative, head to the "You Be The Chef" section and assemble a plate with your choice of meats (lobster, salmon, short ribs, pork rib chops), two sides, and a sauce (like truffle butter or... bacon butter). Then add a slab of seared foie gras.
French Restaurant in Northampton, MA, United States
Try the Porc aux Lentilles (Riesling-braised Gray Dog Farm pork, smoked sausage, lentils, upland cress), Pâtés au Lapin (hand-cut egg pasta, braised VT rabbit, wild ramps, native asparagus, mustard jus), and Pot de Crème au Chocolat.
Sommelier Dan Thomas concentrates their 400 bottles on family-owned wineries and Northeastern vineyards earning them Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for 14 consecutive years. And that means you win, too.
Take a walk in the countryside with daily specials such as salt cod beignets with peppadew gribiche and rabbit ragout with polenta, and top off your evening with silky chocolate mousse and maybe another glass (or two) from their serious wine cellar.
Order the Vieiras Con Truffle Y Tocino (bacon-wrapped scallops with white truffle honey & red pepper flakes), Hamburguesas De Gambas (twin mini shrimp and Parmesan burgers with hot cherry pepper sauce), and the Piquillo Rellenos.
Marblehead’s Jack-Tar (old-timey speak for “sailor”) is an American tavern with a cozy neighborhood vibe and a menu stocked with goodness ranging from pancetta and bleu cheese pizza with aged balsamic to crispy cod tacos with mango salsa.