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Legal Sea Foods debuts neighborhood concept

Originally Posted on The Boston Globe by Taryn Luna

The new Legal Crossing at Millennium Place does not look or feel like any Legal Sea Foods restaurant. That’s exactly what Roger Berkowitz had in mind.

In a wink to the Boston neighborhood’s X-rated past, Legal Crossing’s black brick walls feature an abstract painting of a woman’s naked torso and the bar offers a bubbly “Princess Cheyenne” cocktail, a nod to the famed local stripper from long ago. An edgier design and a distinct menu also set this restaurant apart.

The Legal Sea Foods business has grown for nearly five decades by stamping out dozens of new restaurants remarkable for their uniform appearance, service, and quality. Even the tails in their shrimp cocktails point in the same direction, from Braintree to Burlington.  Read More.