"So this place is really a classic oyster bar, lobster rolls, but I mean done with Barbara Lynch sensibility, which is amazing attention to detail and great smartness," says restaurateur/cookbook author Hugh Acheson, whom you may have seen competing on, hosting, or judging various pieces of the Top Chef and Top Chef Masters empires.
Here, he visits B&G Oysters in the South End and chats with Lynch for an episode of EPIX Road to the NHL Winter Classic, airing tonight at 10 p.m. on EPIX (and on the channel's website and NHL.com). The miniseries pits Boston against Montreal leading up to the New Year's Day NHL Winter Classic, when the Boston Bruins will take on the Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.
"I think every town should have an oyster bar," says Lynch. "Every neighborhood should have an oyster bar."
Here's a sneak peek of tonight's episode, which also includes a trip up to Montreal: