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Crown Jewel

There’s a new gem on Great Diamond, and it shines flamingo pink.

We stepped off the boat and headed for Crown Jewel, a low brick building with a small front porch, a few hundred yards up the road. One of two restaurants on the island, it opened last year with a menu that tilts toward seafood. No surprise there. But the kitchen throws plenty of twists. Steamed clams? Check, but with chimichurri and chili jam. Oysters? Yep, lightly baked and accompanied by miso­-mushroom butter, gelled pearls of yuzu juice, and pickled mustard seeds.

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DownEastArielle Walrath