One hour - that's how long we waited from the time Junji Fine Japanese Cuisine opened its doors to our first meal there. We had passed by the opening soon sign countless times as we drove by on Pleasant Street and my kids kept asking when we might go. The thought of a sushi restaurant in Marblehead, and one whose chef had such a strong following at his former location, was too good to believe. And so it was that on the opening night, we dined on dishes familiar and new. The meal was excellent with fresh fish at very [...]
The Driftwood Restaurant [link] has been serving 'Headers for over 40 years. I have been trying to get a decent shot of it for what seemed like just as long. I had two unsuccessful sunrise shoots of the harbor that both ended up with further failed attempts at capturing the restaurant. I had all but given up until this particular morning in late November after the parking ban had gone into effect. With more room to work, I chose a slight angle to shoot from and included the neighboring houses. The sun and clouds did their best to cooperate and [...]
As part of a series focusing on businesses in Marblehead, I had the opportunity to photograph 5 Corners Kitchen on a recent Wednesday. For those who haven't eaten here yet, I can't describe the food any better than Chef Barry Edelman has: "whatever’s good, whatever’s fresh, whatever’s local". The location is great, atmosphere is fun and the food really is incredible.