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2013 Best New Restaurant, Nantucket

Cru

Nantucket
Here’s a new island tradition: Disembark at Straight Wharf and make a beeline to Cru. This swish, year-old spot, decked out in striped pillows and […]
2013 Best New Restaurant, Martha's Vineyard

Lucky Hank’s

Edgartown
You’ll feel like guests at a neighbor’s summer home here. The dining room is a screened-in back porch with pillow-covered bench seats and mismatched silverware, […]
2013 Best New Restaurant, Cape Cod

Local Break

Eastham
Eastham isn’t flashy, and neither is Local Break. That’s exactly why it’s been drawing loyal crowds since opening last year. It serves sports-bar basics, but […]
2013 Best New Restaurant, West

Sycamore

Newton Centre
The western ‘burbs were abuzz this year with several hot new openings, but none as significant as the lovely Sycamore, in Newton Centre. Here, co-chefs […]
2013 Best New Restaurant, North

Brine

Newburyport
Oysters (from both coasts) are the draw here, especially from 9 to 11:45 p.m. on Thursdays, when they’re a buck a shuck. But discerning diners […]
2013 Best New Restaurant, South

Steel & Rye

Milton
With its exposed pipes, sky-high ceiling, and wood finishes, the 7,000-square-foot Steel & Rye has an atmosphere best described as industrial-farmhouse chic, yet it’s as […]