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...

Nibbles & bites: Dining news and tasting notes from around Maine

I'm not even going to attempt to keep up with all that's happening in Portland—Portland Food Map does an excellent job of that and...

Maine lodging news with a few dining morsels

So much happening in Maine, and I’ve been too sick with the flu to tell you about it all. Accept my apologies along with...

80+ reasons to dine out: 2013 Maine Beard nominees & Maine Restaurant Week

February is waning, March is on the horizon, which means it's time to think about food. Farmers are anticipating planting, seasonal ice cream shops...