New York Travel
The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan | Admire Graffiti, Woodcut, and Textile Art in Beacon
Roll up your sleeves for the Piggy Bank’s specialty barbecue spare ribs, cooked over hickory wood on a Southern-style smoker out back and served alongside heaping portions of collard greens and coleslaw. The spot is an unofficial gathering spot after art openings at read the rest here...

Hudson Valley Magazine
Managing Assets | Two Valley restaurants give new meaning to the term "food bank"
“I lived in southside Chicago for 12 years, which is like living in the South: there are barbecue joints everywhere. When I moved to Beacon, I couldn’t find a single one,” says Berlin. And that needed to change. “We do a lot of barbecue meals; our most popular dish is the pulled pork sandwich,” he says. (For a true Southern treat, Berlin suggests the Southern fried steak: a deep-fried sirloin.) read the rest here...

Zagat Survey The wine’s safe in the vault behind the bar at this circa-1880 Beacon bank turned “authentic southern BBQ” joint now dispensing “gourmet racks of ribs that melt in your mouth.” Among the smokehouse specials (and there are lots of non-‘cue eats too): high tin ceilings, brick walls, big windows, snazzy lights and an open kitchen lend a stylish air.

Fodorsthis neighborhood mainstay dishes out slow-cooked Southern barbecue favorites.

Hudson Valley MagazineBest of the valley
Authentic Southern slow-cooked smokehouse barbecue

10Best.comBest Restaurants Newburgh
"Slow cooked in an authentic smoker, you would swear the pulled pork, chicken and ribs were made in the Carolinas and not in the Hudson Valley. The menu items are the only down home things you'll find in this upscale 1880s vintage restaurant where exposed brick, gleaming woodwork and pressed tin ceiling have been lovingly restored to former glory...."

New York Times 3/29/09 “Letting the Art Move You
Traditional barbecue (chicken and ribs), burgers and a a good selection of salads, from goat cheese to grilled salmon.

New York Post 5/26/07 Pulse Section
Amble over to historic red-brick Main Street for…Southern barbecue fare at Piggy Bank.

New York Daily News 8/14/05 “So close to home”
Don’t leave Beacon without a relaxing dinner at the Piggy Bank

Air FranceAir France Magazine 10/03 “A breath of fresh art”
Finger lickn’ barbecued spardribs served on the terrace by friendly, efficient staff.

Hudson Valley 10/06
Beacon Renaissance Becons Visitors...."Dive into finger-lickingbarbecue at the Piggy Bank..."

The Sentinel Lifestyles Section 1/07 “Restaurant Showcase”
For anyone with an appetite for mouth-watering barbeque food, a trip to the Piggy Bank…is sure to make palate pleasing sense

Taconic Newspapers 2/01 Traveling Gourmet
“Bank on it; Lydia Higginson thinks a night out at The Piggy Bank is a great investment: 4 hats”

Taconic Newspapers 12/01 Traveling Gourmet “Year in Review”
I started off the year at the Piggy Bank in Beacon where I had some incredible ribs…I’ve been back to the Piggy Bank a few times since, and their food has always been delicious.

Poughkeepsie Journal 10/29/06 “Smart Growth in the Valley- Revitalization sweeps across many local communities” The renovation of this space on Main Street in Beacon into what is now the Piggy Bank restaurant is the result of developer Doug Berlin’s vision.

Poughkeepsie Journal Enjoy Section 10/2/09 Dining Out
“Piggy Bank sates barbecue cravings - We enjoyed a great meal in the contemporary surroundings. four stars"

Poughkeepsie Journal 11/14/03 Night spots
“Satisfy your barbecue craving in style at quaint Piggy Bank”

Southern Dutchess News 4/9/08 “Piggy Bank adds ‘Down Home,’ veggie dishes”
The Piggy Bank, famous for its mouth-watering BBQ, has added a whole bunch of American comfort foods, plus several vegetarian treats to satisfy just about everyone. They even have kids’ favorites on the “Piglet” menu.
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Dutchess City EDC
2000 Award for Entrepreneurs of the year is this the same as 1/29/02? 1/29/02
This turn-of-the-century 1880 bank on Main Street has received a loving facelift thanks to the entrepreneurial efforts of owner Douglas Berlin. A long list of brews stands up to a fare that is straight forward as ever… 10/13/08 “Hudson Valley Weekend, Day 1”
Nothing compliments two or three kir royales like a finale dinner at the Piggy Bank, a Southern BBQ restaurant in a former bank in Beacon, NY.

The Beacon Free Press 8/08
Piggy Bank will host a benefit for the Sloop Woody Guthrie and the event will feature the well known Country Joe McDonald

The Beacon Free Press 4/08
"Piggy Bank adds 'Down Home' veggie dishes, Great BBQ still leads the way. 1/08 “Hudson Valley Escapes: Beacon
Where to Eat: We’ve eaten at several Beacon restaurants, and none live up to The Piggy Bank.

New York rejsen 9/26/08 “Mere End Manhattan
En have “bygget” ind i skoven. Vi sluttede en aktiv formiddag af med en frokost på sparegrissen – The Piggybank.
Frem til 1980 en bank og fra år 2000 en restaurant i den historiske del af Beacon by.

LifeStyles 1/07 Restaurant Showcase
"The open door leads to the vault, making The Piggy Bank a worthy investment of your time..."

Hudson Valley Life 7/06
“Best bet for Southern barbecue is in Beacon”