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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?


Island Creek Oyster Bar

Recommended by: Michael Harlan Turkell (Photographer)

Putting its own twist on the farm-to-table trend, Island Creek Oyster Bar’s menu features seafood from small farms that are experts of aquaculture. The menu changes daily and often offers more than ten varieties of oysters, as well as dishes that are creatively prepared without losing the classic New England touch, such as fried-oyster sliders [...]