Fried Marine Bites Under the Sun in Piriapolis

Piriapolis, a first stop in Uruguay on our drive from the Montevideo airport to Punta. Weird little beach-ville with a Niceoise boardwalk, a crumbling yet not THAT old hotel, some houses plucked out of Frankfurt. Beautiful blue water, soft white sand, towering hill in the backdrop and that painfully green, cattle-spotted Uruguayan countryside behind that.…

Num Nums at the North Shore

Here is my idea of a satisfying meal in Rockport, MA. ROY MOORE LOBSTER CO. in Rockport This place is hands-down my favorite place to get seafood in New England, an unassuming, modest little hole-in-the-wall packed with live lobsters fresh from the traps (which come in from the boat which docks in the backyard of…

Savoring the South Shore

A few places around the Cape that I enjoy: CLAM SHACK IN FALMOUTH Faithful to its name, an un-presumptuous little shack right on the water, photos of proud fisherman holding up monstrous sea-creatures hung up on the walls, a bit of wet netting visible in the back. The sizzling of the frier, the counter-slapping of…