FROM SEACOAST ONLINE: There are few things like steamers by the waterfront to place you firmly in the mode of summer. Tugging the mollusks from their shells and dipping them in buttery broth is a sensation that not only primes the tastebuds, it triggers a stream of nostalgic memories of summers gone by.
Coastal New Englanders cherish the hazy, golden days of high summer, just as we value the rare breed of seasonal neighborhood eateries that pull much of their fare from local waters. Visiting these places with friends and family is an important part of what it means to live or vacation here.
Which is why I’m feeling a bit like Mata Hari heading out to the firing squad as I write today. I’m exposing cherished intel about an al fresco dining gem that Kittery Point residents and local foodies have been savoring since it quietly opened earlier this summer. If only, they most likely pined, we could keep this secret to ourselves.