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The Green Room

The Pioneer Valley finally has a true, dyed-in-the-wool cocktail bar. And it’s glorious.

The Roost

The Food Network named their egg sandwiches one of the best breakfasts between bread, but we’re usually there to get our favorite Chai Latte in the area.

The People’s Pint

The People’s Pint is as good at smoking meats in-house as they are at brewing top-notch beer.

Joe’s Cafe

Joe’s Cafe is good, and braving the soup-Nazi experience adds its own level of satisfaction.

GoBerry

A frozen, tangy, wonderful not-so-guilty pleasure with locations in Northampton and Amherst

Commonwealth BBQ

Excellent BBQ. I found myself uncontrollably saying “legit” a lot while I was there.

The Black Sheep

At times unpredictable, but always good, The Black Sheep is the best place for a sandwich, especially if you like yours with progressive political opinions.

Brad’s Place

If you took a diner and crossed it with a dive bar, you’d come up with this friendly local hangout with solid grub.

The Brass Buckle

One of our new favorites for a quick, tasty, locally-grown breakfast or lunch.