Seafood Shacks Shell Out the Classics

Danny Bonvissuto

Seafood shacks are the original diners. For centuries, they’ve been the beloved cog in the culinary wheel that supports both fishermen and locals in coastal cities across the country. Trends can’t touch them: Fried clams and lobster rolls never go out of style, and neither does dockside culture. Chefs looking to update shack food do so with a gentle hand, and for good reason: Whether they’re salty icons or more modern restaurants, the common thread...