The best way to celebrate the wedding of a lovely couple is by gorging on lobster rolls the day of their nuptials. I was truly excited to attend the gorgeous wedding of some friends, and also visit a lobster haven I’d heard about, in the town of Noank, Connecticut. We prioritized lobster over scoping out Mystic Pizza, and I have no regrets. Continue reading
This past weekend my family and I took a day trip to Southern Maine for an afternoon of sunshine and lots of lobster. Our first stop was Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier in Kittery, Maine. This local’s joint serves up fresh lobster (from one to four pounds) and other wonderful seafood in a quaint waterfront setting. The restaurant seems to be a staple, with diners bringing their own side dishes, alcohol and even tablecloths. We picked up some local IPA beers, a bottle of wine, and dug in to a multi-course shellfish feast in a lovely picturesque locale.
Our chosen tippleSteamed Clams. We soon learned that the clam water is the key to a non-gritty bite. And, of course, butter is the key to everything.Some of the best fries I’ve had in recent memory. Hot and crunchy, with no greasy feeling or aftertaste. Lobster Roll. While the meat was tasty–sweet and fresh, I realized that I prefer the mayo-celery lobster roll variety.
And, of course, some ice cream!