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Yarmouth and MV weekend help needed


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Yarmouth and MV weekend help needed

dfrostnh | | Aug 28, 2010 05:02 AM

We have reservations for a late September weekend at a cottage in Yarmouth. Originally we had planned on MV but have to be very fiscally conservative this year. We're 4 friends who spend a weekend together each year. We plan to go to MV as a day trip on Saturday so need a suggestion for a tasty and moderately priced lunch that we can get to by walking or the bus.

We're arriving Friday and also need a lunch place suggestion somewhere between NH and the Yarmouth vicinity. We all like seafood but top priority would be a wonderful place to have a good lunch. Recently we met at Lucca's in Keene NH for trip planning and loved it - small with interesting dishes.

Then we have Friday night and Saturday night dinners to cook at the cottage. I don't think we'll have a grill but have a real stove/oven. Where is a good seafood market or truck? We might need some good muffins or bagels, too. I have a fall back recipe for simple seared scallops but it's September on the Cape ... is there a local fish that's perfect for that time of year? We're considering a big meal to include appetizers/tapas for Friday night and chowder on Saturday night. Should we make it easier and buy some chowder/stew/bisque at a local market?

I'm a decent cook but not well experienced with fish so would also appreciate being pointed to a good recipe. If I should just keep it simple with crumbs and EVO, tell me.

We plan to visit the Gorey Museum Friday afternoon but will have a cooler if the best fish market is in Brewster. I don't think we want to drive much past Yarmouth since we'll already have been in the car for a long ride.

I have done research but have 3 finicky friends to please. Last year's trip planner had us eating twice at mediocre NYC Italian restaurants during a festival weekend. It seems we always waste a good opportunity when we don't do enough planning.