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They want to teach you about foods you may not already know

At Short & Main in Gloucester, the kitchen excels at many things, including local fish, roasted whole


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Location: MA-Boston

Story Date: 7/30/2019

Publisher: The Boston Globe   

Author: Sheryl Julian

It takes guts for a restaurant to offer only three entrees, two of which are whole fish; the third is a whole Jonah Crab. None of this is for the faint of heart. You do your own boning and picking. At Short & Main, a four-year-old spot in the center of Gloucester with 61 seats, the two whole fish are hyperlocal. One night recently you could order sea bream (called porgy northern scup in the trade) or black sea bass. Both were caught off our shores. If you haven’t heard of them or ever tried them, that’s part of the mission here, says manager and partner Matt Cawley. They want to teach you about foods you may not already know.

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