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A few Chatham notes

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A few Chatham notes

Science Chick | Aug 6, 2007 05:10 AM

Finally stopped by Marion's pies on Rt. 28 after driving by SO many times. Got the 7 layer bar...heavenly! Also a small cherry pie....crust is top notch, flakey and just enough salt. Filling has nice whole tart cherries. Slightly too sweet for my taste, but EVERYTHING is. Stumbled upon Nantucket smoked fish and gourmet food, also on Rt 28, closer to town. WOW! The owner, Peter, is brimming with joy and energy, and had us sampling many of their offerings. A Norweigan style smoked salmon melted in our mouths. A Bluefish pate was perfectly seasoned with awesome smoked bluefish as the base. Finally, we were blown away by a black cod ceviche! They carry an impressive array of organically prepared foods from a variety of countries. This place is GREAT!
Finally, we had our first visit to the Impudent Oyster. Arriving 6:30 without a reservation we opted for the bar, rather than wait. We were warmly greeted and had the house Cote de Rhone, which did not disappoint. Split the Butternut bisque, a Caesar salad and the oven roasted swordfish. The soup was sweet and rich...loved it. Also loved the swordfish....soft and flavorful with a mustard/breadcrumb searing. Served with great baby arugula/dried tomates. The salad left a little to be desired...standard Romaine (bagged?).

All in all, a great Chow day!!

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