Whet your summer palette with these lip-smacking new seafood dishes.
The seafood charcuterie board at ReelHouse is almost too pretty to eat. Almost.
The newest kid on the hipster Southie block is Publico Street Bistro & Garden, a Latin American-inspired eatery with an open-air atrium for alfresco dining. Chef Keenan Langlois has created a menu of bold flavored foods with a global influence to get your summer sizzling. Order up a Luchador cocktail (Herradura Silver, ginger, cucumber, mint, and lime) to start your evening, followed by ceviche with serrano peppers and leche de tigre. The night will only get hotter. 11 Dorchester St., South Boston, 617-622-5700
Nestled in East Boston’s newest luxury building, The Eddy, Chef Marc Orfaly is creating a new world. “Nantucket meets Miami,” is how he describes his new restaurant, ReelHouse. The seafood: The Grand Shellfish Platter takes your raw bar experience to new heights with overflowing lobster, shrimp, oysters, clams, and crab claws. The view: dazzling! 6 New St., East Boston, 617-895-4075
Nantucket lovers, your dreams have come true. You can now enjoy Lola 41 off season, and in the city… in the form of Lola 42. Perched on Fan Pier, the fish mecca’s highlights include the cult-status Tuskiji Roll with ginger poached salmon. 22 Liberty Dr., 617-951-4002
Jump on the ferry! The Club Car, an ACK institution located in a revamped railway car, has been “reimagined.” With a new look and menu, Executive Chef Mayumi Hattori rolls out caughtthat- morning clam ceviche complemented with islandsourced veggies. One Main St., Nantucket, 508-228-1101
Mondays shall be lobster nights. Need we say more? Resting smack in the middle of Nantucket’s historic district, Company of the Cauldron breaks out the bibs and lobster crackers for all-new recipes, from bisque to steamed and grilled fourpounders. 5 India St., Nantucket, 508-228-4016
Photography by: PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN SAMUELS