Hi fellow Hounds--
A week or two ago I, a Philadelphia hound, asked for rec's for my Martha's Vineyard trip (many thanks to all who responded by the way).
I was told that the best lobster roll can be found at The Galley in Menemsha. That was the by far and away the best lobster roll I have ever tried. The bun was toasted perfectly. They put a thin coating of mayo on the bun, then cover with a bit of shredded lettuce. On top of the lettuce they place the hugest chunks of lobster--whole claws claws in big tail chunks from lobsters that are probably weighed a little less than a pound. Awesome lobster flavor--very fresh.
This also costs only $9.85 and comes with a bag of potato chips. Other places I've seen charge in the neighborhood of $15.
My only quibble is that the bun is rather small, but for the price and the amount of lobster meat on it, it's a great deal.
On a side note, while I was enjoying mine Jim Belushi walked up with his daughters to get one. He's a very nice man. I'm not one to intrude on a celebrities privacy but I just told him I really enjoy his work (I was the only one around so I wasn't going to cause him to become the center of attention) and he was very gracious.
Tonight I'm off to Le Grenier--a report will follow.
Last night was the Black Dog for dinner which was the typical Black Dog meal (my wife is not a chow hound and loves the Black Dog because her parents always took her there). I had steamers that were a bit sandy and the tuna (I figured as long as they started with good quality fish they could successfully sear it and bring it out very rare). It was fine but nothing to write home (or here) about.