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Reel Food: Behind the Scenes at the Beard House with the Berkshires' Nicholas Moulton and Daire Rooney

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July 07, 2015

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Long before farm-to-table was a food culture buzzword, the Berkshires were renowned as a treasure trove of producers and farmers. The region’s restaurants continue to benefit from this legacy, including local hotspots Allium and Mezze. At their recent Beard House dinner, Mezze's Nicholas Moulton and Allium’s Daire Rooney brought the Berkshires to Manhattan, highlighting the delicate and delectable fare of the area’s first thaw. Diners were introduced to the region’s vast bounty through a locally-sourced menu that ranged from bread to pheasant to local cheese. Watch the video above to go behind the scenes at the dinner, learn how a seasonal restaurant copes in the winter, and discover the surprising link between chefs, tattoos, and produce.

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