Literary Ghosts and Lobster Rolls (Hold the Mayo)

Westport, Conn., where the Long Island Sound meets the Saugatuck River, provides a maritime escape for seafood lovers who appreciate a nice stroll.

Just a five-minute walk from the Westport train station, a warm Connecticut-style lobster roll is available, dressed in butter, and not much else. Perhaps a little salt, a hit of lemon.“Only through travel up and down the New England coast, I’ve found people shamefully putting on mayonnaise,” said Matt Storch, 40, a Westport native. In September, the chef opened Match Burger Lobster, at 580 Riverside Avenue. His kitchen crew shucks more than 500 pounds of lobster weekly, shipped live from Mai...