Chapin’s Seafood Cioppino

Executive Chef Kevin Violet of Chapin’s Restaurant has worked in some very fine kitchens.  He completed his culinary internship at the Chatham Bars Inn and has worked at a resort in Bar Harbor, Maine and at the famous Ritz Carlton in … Continue reading

Pan Fried Lobster Cakes with Baby Greens & Chipolte Aioli

President Theodore Roosevelt visited Cape Cod many times and in 1907 he visited Provincetown and laid the cornerstone for the Pilgrim Monument.  The Pilgrim Monument commemorates the first landing of the Pilgrims in the New World in November of 1620.  … Continue reading

Seafood Alberto for Two

Growing up in the North End and working in several restaurants there, Felis Barreiro managed Alberto’s current location for 3 years before becoming Alberto’s owner.  Alberto’s used to be located on Ocean Street in Hyannis.  That was the location of … Continue reading

Executive Chef Jeff White’s Baked Crab, Lobster and Artichoke Dip

  Since people are always asking us for fabulous hors d’oeuvres recipes for New Year’s Eve parties, we decided to reintroduce one of our favorites.  A few years ago, Executive Chef Jeff White, of Russ and Marie’s Marconi Beach BBQ … Continue reading

Chef Bob Calderone’s Holiday Sparking Wine Dinner at the The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

Most days, the locals and Cape visitors stop at the Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern and have a burger, some splendid Italian or a delicious thin crust pizza.  The Tavern’s menu is comfort food centric which explains why the diners always … Continue reading

Moreton Bay Bugs and other Sea Creatures at the Sydney Fish Market

These pacific crabs were huge – and we’re sure they are quite delicious. Although in Australian dollars (1.34 AUS=1 USD), the price of most seafood was high.  How about the lobster at $129.99 (or about $96 US).       … Continue reading