EASTERN SEABOARD BAR & GRILL
2 Bryanstown Centre, Drogheda, Co Louth 041-980 2570, easternseaboard.ie ¤¤ Eastern Seaboard is run by Jeni Glasgow and Reuven Diaz, the duo behind The Brown Hound bakery next door. The bustling restaurant focuses firmly on ingredients both seasonal (they’re celebrating all things apple at the moment) and local, staying true to its name with, with garlicky crab claws (¤8.50), crispy fried whitebait (¤7.90) and calamari by the pail (¤8.25). There’s lots of tasting or sharing plates, with some great main course salads (always a pleasure when they’re not an afterthought), especially Mo’s cold spicy noodle salad that you can adapt in half a dozen ways (¤10-¤20). Local Lough Duart salmon and deluxe seafood linguini are perfect for pescetarians, while baby back ribs and cracklin’ pork belly will keep meat lovers happy. If you come for lunch, pop next door to the Brown Hound for dessert.