Liz Taylor & Lobster

Virginia Woolf meets Jim Wolff’s waitress. My favorite obituary headline ever: HELEN LAVALLE, 94, ADVISED ELIZABETH TAYLOR “Amongst her many jobs, Helen was a waitress at the former Williams House, where she was the only waitress who could tell Elizabeth Taylor that one lobster was enough.” -Daily Hampshire Gazette Elizabeth Taylor was at Smith College in…

Founding Tables

Northampton has lost a stalwart in its dining history. Dan Yacuzzo, former owner of Eastside Grill. Got his start at Roger Kirwood’s original fern bar, Fitzwilly’s where Dan in turn trained current CEO, Fred Gohr. Dan and his wife Gail were dining royalty in Paradise City. All of their stories and recipes can be found in Table’s Edge. …