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Best of the North Shore 2018

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

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dine PHOTOGRAPHS BY LAUREN POUSSARD NSHOREMAG.COM 56 AUGUST 2018 S A N D W I C H E S EDITORS' CHOICE PORT CITY SANDWICH CO., NEWBURYPORT STANDOUT QUALITIES: From specials like the crab BLT to standbys like the West Newbury, packed with turkey, swiss, and bacon, this waterfront spot keeps turning out generous sandwiches year after year. INSIDER TIP: Check out the day's specials by following them on Facebook. WHAT'S UNIQUE: A selection of homemade soups and chilies daily. 40R Merrimac St., Suite 102E, Newburyport, 978-358-8628, READERS' CHOICE PORT CITY SANDWICH CO., NEWBURYPORT S E A F O O D EDITORS' CHOICE (Tie) TONNO, GLOUCESTER WHAT'S UNIQUE: Chef Anthony Caturano butchers his own whole tunas, enabling him to offer unique dishes like pasta with tuna collar, not to mention a glistening, ultra-fresh crudo. INSIDER TIP: Try the Octopus "La Plancha," which gets a smoky char from a Spanish flat-top grill and very subtle heat from red pepper flakes. 2 Main St., Gloucester, 978-879- 4795, ISLAND CREEK OYSTER BAR, BURLINGTON STANDOUT QUALITIES: Chef Jeremy Sewall grew up spending his summers in Maine and has devoted himself to New England cookery, and fish in particular. WHAT'S UNIQUE: The restaurant holds an annual Know Your Fish Day, for servers to see, smell, and touch the 40-odd varieties of fish that show up at ICOB and its sister restaurants. FUN FACT: Subtle and not- so-subtle nods to the fishing industry appear throughout the stylish restaurant, from the wall of oyster shells to the window into the cold room where fish are broken down. 300 District Ave. Burlington, 781-761-6500, READERS' CHOICE TURNER'S SEAFOOD AT LYCEUM HALL, SALEM FUN FACT: The Salem Lyceum, which houses Turner's, is the spot where Alexander Graham Bell first demonstrated the telephone. 43 Church St., Salem, 978-745- 7665, Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall

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