Northshore Magazine

May / June 2015

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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DININGGUIDE creative presentation of its seafood, the place is all about the fresh catch and the paraphernalia used to capture it (even the dinner rolls are served in tin buckets, furthering the extreme theme). Fried calamari, Chatham oysters, bayou catfish, and grilled Gulf shrimp—these are just a few good reasons to live and dine on the North Shore. Joe Fish is another. 1120 Osgood Street, North Andover, 01845, 978- 685-3663. 60 Main Street, North Reading, 01864, 978-207-0357, $$ SEAPORT GRILLE Situated on Gloucester's historic waterfront, Seaport Grille is the perfect dining destination. Fresh catch of the day like halibut, sole, or swordfish; baked stuffed lobster with seafood stuffing; or a sampling in the fried fisherman's platter are favorites. A covered, heated deck affords alfresco dining overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Check out Lobster Roll Thursday and visit the website to see more specials and entertainment on tap. 6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, 01930, 978-282-9799, seaportgrille. $$ WOODMAN'S We all know it: Woodman's of Essex is straight-up awesome. Thanks to the vision of "Chubby" and Bessie Woodman, the North Shore is home to the first and best damn fried clams in the world! Not only do their lunch and dinner menus satiate with clam chowder, fresh lobster, and steamed clams, but their clambakes, barbecues, catering services, and online seafood for purchase make local news time and again. 121 Main Street, Essex, 01929, 978- 768-6057, $$ STEAKS L'ANDANA GRILL L'Andana Grill is nothing if not upscale. Evoking the spirit of a true trattoria, chef Expanded Waterfront-Deck Dining • Innovative New Menu Fabulous Daily Specials • Heated Deck Dining Spacious Bar Signature Cocktails & Martinis • World Famous Lobster Roll COME FOR THE MENU. STAY FOR THE VIBE. The ownership and staff of Seaport Grille invite you to dine with us. We take pride in preparing all of our menu items with only the freshest ingredients and possess a shared passion to deliver superior food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Monday - Wednesday 11:30AM - 9PM Bar open until midnight Thursday - Sunday 11:30AM - 10PM Bar open until midnight 6 Rowe Square, Gloucester MA 978-282-9799 B O N S B E S T 2014 n o r t h s h o r e of Jamie Mammano features wood-grilled cuisine and homemade pastas like those found in foothills of Tuscany. Elegant décor includes end-grain wood floors, weathered barn board, and Italian mosaics. Warmer months find guests enjoying alfresco dining on the plant rich patio. 86 Cambridge Street, Burlington, 781-270-0100, $$$ THE LOFT RESTAURANT Chops and tots in a 160-year-old barn, what's more New England than that? Exposed posts and beams are the backdrop for old-fashioned dishes like pot roast, chicken pot pie, and roast prime rib of beef. Enjoy the meals that fortified farmers of times ago in a warm, wood-rich atmosphere. Comfort foods and merry meads make for a satisfying dining experience, with something of a historical flavor. 1140 Osgood Street, North Andover, 01845, 978-686-0026, loft- $$

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