Maine reasons to shop Freeport beyond Bean’s

Next time you shop the L.L. Bean Mothership and the satellite national outlets in Freeport, seek out the Maine-owned  shops amidst them. Unlike many...

Hungry? Check out some of latest Maine fave food finds, part 1: Kennebunk-Rockport

Over the past few months, I’ve nibbled and sipped from Kittery to Fort Kent, Calais to Fryeburg, while researching the upcoming 2017 edition of...

Good, fast, cheap eats along Maine’s Route 1

Foodie poohbahs lavish attention on Maine’s hot chefs and farm-to-table restaurants, but few dish on the off-the-publicity-grid, non-chain, fastish-food, take-out and grab-and-go joints. When I’m...

Kudos to Maine’s 2016 James Beard Award semi-finalists

The James Beard Awards have released the semi-finalists for the 2016 restaurant and chef awards, and once again, Maine is well represented. Here's where...

Nibbles & Bites: Changes at K’bunk’s White Barn Inn & new restaurants from Portland’s...

Three of Maine's best-known chefs are making chess moves: Chef Jonathan Cartwright is leaving Maine's only five-star/diamond restaurant, the White Barn Inn, as of...

Cape Elizabeth’s Inn by the Sea successfully launches homeless dog adoption program

Well that didn't take long! The first dog in the new foster-to-adoption  program at the uber-dog-friendly Inn By the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth, came...

Dog-friendly accommodations in Maine

I frequently travel with my furry sidekick, Bernie, a 97-pound Leonberger. Both of us can vouch for these Maine accommodations that extend a welcoming...

Slab opens: Sicilian street food in Portland, Maine

I've been a fan of Stephen Lanzalotta's baking and Mediterranean fare since I first wandered into Sophia's years ago. Enough that I bought...

Maine in May: A sampling of events

Here's a round up of Maine-related events that's recently crossed my desk: Stories on the Staircase, Victoria Mansion, Portland You might want to sign up in...

Deal Alert: Save 50% on Maine lodgings & support a great cause

I love this Maine Innkeepers Association program, which gives travelers a great deal on Maine lodging—B&Bs, inns, hotels, even resorts—in some very desirable locations....

Two new barbeque joints open in Maine

My apologies; I've been neglecting this site as I've been trying to visit every nook and cranny of Maine for a new edition of...

Ride into Wolfe’s Neck history on a wagon tour

Freeport's Wolfe's Neck Farm is a gorgeous chunk of real estate. The 626-acre property comprises an organic saltwater farm; one of my favorite campgrounds,...

Check out the farm-to-table dinner series at Pineland Farms

One look at the menu for the opening event of the Graze at Pineland Farms dinner series, and I was hooked. The dinner series...

What’s on view at Maine’s art museums in summer 2013

Maine is a magnet for artists, so it should come as no surprise that is has excellent art museums that pull out the stops...

Upcoming guest chef and specialty dinners in Maine

Make reservations ASAP if you want to attend one of these specialty dinners highlighting Maine chefs and/or Maine foods. Salt Water Farm Café & Market...