The E List

An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline

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Only In Niantic

Niantic prides itself on being a bit quirky and there are some curiosities in town that you’d be hard pressed to find elsewhere.

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Osaka, East Lyme

It is never a wise idea to seek cheap sushi, but I believe if you seek good sushi and it turns out to be a deal, then it’s a winning situation.

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The Black Sheep

You can’t help but feel at home in a good Irish pub. Thanks to Leo Roche, Irishman and owner of The Black Sheep (and The Harp and Hound in Mystic), you can experience an authentic Irish pub in downtown Niantic

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Cafe Sol

Tabatha and Brian, the earnest owners of Cafe Sol, are providing a clean antidote to the usual fried summer fare on the Shoreline.

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East Coast Taco

Do you put hot sauce on your hot sauce? This tex mex joint is famous for their fresh tacos (try the grilled veggie or chicken), homemade chips and take out guac and salsa.

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La Belle Aurore

Brunch scares my husband (bringing to mind vats of congealed eggs and greasy sausage) so Sundays at our house typically feature Howard's Bialys and the Times.

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