Island Creek Oyster Bar

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Row 34, where are you?

With the situation at the Seaport devolving rapidly into some kind of Epcot-style food court, there's zero shame in indulging a few good tears.

By JOLYON HELTERMAN  |  March 15, 2013

Celebrating 2011 in dining, all over the place

This past year was so simple. It was the year of the gastropub, and if you didn't paint the ceiling black and put the menu or the beer list on a blackboard, you were old school.  
The year in restaurants
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 23, 2011
Boston seafood restaurant review

Review: Island Creek Oyster Bar

This is confusing, as about eight years ago I reviewed a fine seafood restaurant in this space, where chef Jeremy Sewall was doing terrific things with Island Creek oysters from Duxbury.
A simple, confident take on clam-shack cuisine
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  April 15, 2011
The many sides of splurging: A guide to decadent local dishes worth the cash and calories

The many sides of splurging: A guide to decadent local dishes worth the cash and calories

Photo: JOEL VEAK From a single ounce of sturgeon caviar at L'Espalier to a fat slice of seven-layer chocolate cake from your neighborhood bakery (bonus...
By Ruth Tobias  |  March 21, 2011
Arrack attack

Arrack attack

Photo: JOEL VEAK Like anything else that people get really, really into - Internet porn, for example - once you've started chasing the infinite possibilities...
By Luke ONeil  |  November 29, 2010

The Elephant in the Room Award

  This one goes to the glaring gap between Boston's reputation as a seafood town and its number of great seafood restaurants. Boston has access...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 04, 2010


Always a darling among the romantic set, oysters truly hit the mainstream this year - lucky for those of us who recognize the sex appeal...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010
HOT 'HOOD: Kenmore Square/Fenway

HOT 'HOOD: Kenmore Square/Fenway

Gone are the days when the hottest thing about the Kenmore Square/Fenway area was the Sausage King's greasy brats (but seriously, we love you, King...
By Stuff Boston  |  July 26, 2010