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Entries Tagged as 'Seafood'

James Hook & Co Seafood – Boston, MA

January 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Every once in a while, you eat something and you’re like, “yup, that’s it. that’s the best there is.” And that happened a few months ago – I got back to the same place today and thought the exact same thing. And the thing I thought it about was the lobster roll at James Hook […]

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Tags: Boston · Favorites · Seafood

The Lobster Pot – Provincetown, MA

September 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

After the relatively long drive out to Provincetown, and a brief stop at the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor’s Center, we decided to head into town for a bite to eat. Yes, we had researched it, yes we read the mixed comments on all the review websites, but still, we wanted to try it. As […]

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Tags: Provincetown · Seafood · Western Food

La Mar – San Francisco, CA

July 1st, 2010 · No Comments

We decided to head to San Fran for the weekend – a combination of a great deal and the constant urge to roam overtook us, and after a click frenzy on expedia, we were in the air again. Our friend S, a definite fan of food, recommended this place, and we were definitely not disappointed. […]

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Tags: San Francisco · Seafood

Trattoria Alla Madonna – Venice, Italy

November 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Listed in the Michelin Guide for Italy as a ‘Bib Gourmand’ restaurant, this place has made me re-think the trust I put in the ‘Bib Gourmand’ ranking. Dinner was €42 – which wasn’t bad for Venice, being a reasonably expensive tourist town. But the food? I think the word ‘Meh’ best describes my reaction to […]

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Tags: Italian · Seafood · Venice

Volver, Ushuaia, Argentina

April 6th, 2009 · No Comments

This was the real deal. Real seafood, in a restaurant with real character. According to my lonely planet guide, “Built by the second chief of the prison (and later police chief), the building housed several prisoners after the Ushuaia prison closed. Later, Rafela Ishton, the last pure Ona, moved in, remaining until 1985. You can […]

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Tags: Argentina · Seafood