Ethnic Dine Around in Hancock and Franklin

Worldly flavors without world travel. In Maine. In Hancock and Franklin, Maine. Really! This section of Maine might seem sleepy, but when it comes to...

Hungry for art? Fill up at Kennebunkport Maine’s Arts in the Inns

Here's an event that makes a fun, food-and-art centered early-season escape in Kennebunkport. Get an inn-side take on fine art and fine food during Art...

Noodle soup and migraine tea

I ventured down to Portland last week and treated myself to lunch at Huong, a Vietnamese restaurant on Cumberland Avenue. My first time there,...

Cheap airfare, free skiing, enticing dinners, and other news and notes from around Maine

Everybody loves a deal, and I've got quite a few for you. Book today: TOO LATE, YOU MISSED IT, SORRY. $49 airfare from New York,...

Johnny’s Bistro & Bar

CLOSED I dined at Johnny's, formerly Finch's, the other night, and besides what Johnny referred to as a "hiccup," it was a good experience overall....

Old World Gourmet withdrawal

Today's the last day until May, so if you can't live without those chocolate chip cookies, go purchase a gazillion to keep in the...

Free chocolate? Say yes to Dean’s Sweets

Here's a sweet offer: A free hand-dipped, dark chocolate truffle from Dean'sSweets. Dean's is attempting to brighten up the tax season. Here's the deal: Visit...

MDI lunch report: Tea and popovers at the Jordan Pond House

Lunch or tea on the lawn at Jordan Pond House, in Acadia National Park, has been an island tradition since the late 19th century,...

Love-it-or-leave-it Conte’s rises again

I don't think any other restaurant in Maine (okay, maybe J's Oyster, in Portland) inspires such love/hate as Conte's. Those in the love-it camp...
Traditional windjammers parade by the Rockland Breakwater during the Maine Windjammer Association's annual Parade of Sail. Tom Nangle photo

Maine calling: windjammer parade, new nature center, opera at the mansion, chef dinner along...

Maine Windjammer Association annual Parade of Sail Walk out the Rockland Breakwater, in Rockland, Maine, this Friday, July 13th, between 2 and 4 p.m., and...

Quick bites in the Forest City

Breakfast: Aurora Provisions. I've always liked this Pine Street combo cafe/market. It's a friendly spot and obviously a West End neighborhood fave. Lots of...

Drink, eat, and make merry: It’s Ice Bar time in Portland, Maine

Put on your winter woolies instead of the usual night-on-the-town clothes, lace up the insulated Bean boots, instead of the heels, and slide on...

Win an overnight at the Camden Harbour Inn

Not only that, you'll have the opportunity to cook with Fore Street's Sam Hayward or Jeff Landry, from the Farmer's Table. And you'll receive...

Let’s talk Maine lobster: All you need to know about Maine’s lobster shacks, lobster...

Maine is world renowned for its lobster, and you can enjoy it a gazillion ways. Eating it, of course, is the biggie (with so many...

Special Maine premiere: Sustainability

The Green Living Project, which has documented more than 30 sustainability-related projects in 10 countries in Africa and South America has turned its lens...