Food & dining

Island Creek Oyster Bar team to open Harvard Square restaurant

Jeremy Sewall (pictured at Lineage) is part of the team behind the as-yet-unnamed restaurant.
Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff/file 2015
Jeremy Sewall (pictured at Lineage) is part of the team behind the as-yet-unnamed restaurant.

Big news in Cambridge: The team behind Island Creek Oyster Bar and Row 34 will open a restaurant in Harvard Square’s Conductor’s Building (2 Bennett St. at Eliot Street) later this year.

The unnamed restaurant — helmed by chef Jeremy Sewall, Skip Bennett, Garrett Harker, and Shore Gregory — is slated for a winter 2016 opening, with design by Bentel & Bentel, the firm responsible for New York landmarks like Gramercy Tavern and Eleven Madison Park.

The team has been busy: The group will continue to collaborate on Row 34 in Boston and Portsmouth, N.H., plus Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston and, soon, in Burlington.

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Restaurateur extraordinaire Harker also runs Kenmore Square’s Eastern Standard and The Hawthorne cocktail bar, as well as Watertown’s newish Branch Line rotisserie.

Kara Baskin can be reached at kcbaskin@gmail.com. Follow her on Twitter @kcbaskin.