It was my first time visiting the Berkshires and the trip could not have been better: great company, wonderful food, terrific music, perfect weather, a good amount of wine – and even a celebrity sighting!
We drove up to Lenox on a Friday afternoon and went straight to Wheatleigh for drinks on their beautiful lawn.
Wheatleigh is a must-see. So beautiful.
Afterward, we had dinner at Table Six on the patio–where I learned that Western Massachusetts mosquitos *love* me. Oh well.
We did a little shopping and took naps (naturally, for me; not something Julie gets to do often) before going to an early dinner at Nudel. It was one of the best meals I have had in a very long time. Somehow I neglected to take a pic of my delicious orecchiette with pork sausage, Swiss chard, green olives, pepperoncini and Grana Padano. Boo.
(Click on the photos for menu descriptions)
After dinner, we grabbed some wine and lawn chairs and went to Tanglewood where we heard the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform. It was awesome (other than the mosquitoes and poor Julie having to listen to me cry about Dad). My friends are so lovely.
Thank you, Julie. xoxo