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New Asian Fusion Restaurant Opens in Adams

The newly opened Lee's Dynasty wants to bring new flavors to Adams. Manager Xlang Lin Chen and owner Xing Li have made the Berkshires their home and want to share traditional Asian cuisine with those who have welcomed them into the community.

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New Pan-Asian Restaurant Opens in North Adams

The new Meng's Pan-Asian Restaurant opened quietly on Tuesday in the Berkshire Plaza after two months of renovations in the former China Buffet space.

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Adams Planners Talk Pot Bylaws, Approve Asian Restaurant

The Planning Board is asking for a joint meeting with the Board of Selectmen and the chief of police to discuss how the town should move forward with a medical marijuana bylaw. The Selectmen have been exploring the issue since last summer, and with the passage of another ballot measure last November that legalizes the drug, want to get something on the books as soon as possible.

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Adams ZBA Backtracks to Approve Asian Cuisine Restaurant

The board had latched onto a problematic clause in the bylaws that allowed it to dismiss a special permit if approving it would lead to "deterioration of properties" because of a saturation of similar commercial activities. But on Tuesday, it unanimously approved the special permit for Xing Li to operate a restaurant at 131 Columbia St. a building away from a similar proposed eatery.

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Adams ZBA Avoids 'Oversaturation' of Asian Cuisine

A potential Asian fusion restaurant owner seeking a special permit at Tuesday's Zoning Board of Appeals was upstaged by another potential Asian fusion restaurant owner just two doors away. The first was Xing Li, who had applied to operate a restaurant at 131 Columbia St., the former Berkshire County Stove property.

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