Monday, November 2, 2015

Salt Kitchen & Rum Bar in Ipswich warms Mark and Lynn up on a dreary fall day....

Lynn and I happened upon Salt Kitchen & Rum Bar in Ipswich about 45 minutes north of Boston.  The place considers itself a "relative of the Gastro Pub" (from the SALT website) and this is highly accurate as it combines the coziness of a comfortable Northeastern Pub with the mindfullness and curatorial insticts of a forward thinking restaraunt.

We were considerably impressed with the offerings there such as the juicy and smoky grilled oysters;  Lynn had the "catch of the day" which was a flavorful, nicely plated piece of grouper.

I had a great autumnal cocktail with whiskey, aporel, sweet vermouth and orange bitters.  Lynn had a nice Saison from Allagash Brewing in Portland Maine which was balanced a bite and a kind of orange sweetness.  Despite the somewhat dreary weather the patrons and staff were mostly in a good mood and that, along with the food and drink helped elevate our spirits as well...


Blog Archive

About Me

My photo
I (Mark) have written for The Christian Science Monitor, Clear Magazine, Picture Magazine, Film Score Monthly, Dan's Papers, Rue Morgue, In Flight USA and a lot more publications that I can't remember.... My wife Lynn was a model with the Ford Agency and her photography has been featured in most of the publications I have written for...


| More