Food & Drink

Neighborhoods: Newton

2014 Winner: Lumière

If you do nothing else today, look up directions to Lumière. Then commit them to memory. French for “light,” it gives humanely raised bounty a chance to shine—maybe it’s a Barnegat scallop varnished with smoked paprika sauce, or mustard-crusted Chatham bluefish. Chef/owner Michael Leviton was championing all things seasonal and sustainable long before it was the rage, so the carte du jour is always an enticing surprise.


1293 Washington St., Newton • (617) 244-9199

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  • Neighborhoods: Newton

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