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Legal Oysteria to open in former Olives space

Cooks prepared food on the second floor at the new three-story Legal Sea Foods flagship location at Liberty Wharf.

Jessey Dearing for The Boston Globe

Cooks prepared food on the second floor at the new three-story Legal Sea Foods flagship location at Liberty Wharf.

Charlestown - 4/30/96 - Chef/owner of Olives dishes up a vaca frita with shittake agro-doki while the kitchen buzzes with activity at the dinner. Staff photo by Mark Wilson. olives

Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/file

Todd English at Olives in 1996

The newest restaurant from the Legal Sea Foods empire is slated to open in Charlestown (10 City Sq.) on July 16, in the former Olives space. Expect coastal Italian-style seafood—much of it from a custom brick grill and rotisserie — at Legal Oysteria. Executive chef Rich Vellante, an Italian citizen, designed the menu to highlight family recipes.

More coverage:

- Legal Sea Foods debuts neighborhood concept (3/12)

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- Todd English closes Olives, plans to relocate it (6/30/13)

- Chef Todd English reopens Charlestown restaurant Olives (7/17/12)

Kara Baskin can be reached at kcbaskin@gmail.com.
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