Cure what ales you with Maine Beer Week

Celebrate Maine craft brewing at Maine Beer Week, Nov. 10-17. The week-long brew-ha-ha features beer dinners, pairings, tastings, tours, meet-the-brewer nights, and more, all...

Maine chefs and restaurants earn Beard nod

Once again, Maine chefs and restaurants have gained national attention in numbers that are proportionately far greater than its population. Check out the list...

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...
The menu for the White Barn Inn Bistro, open through March 31, 2013

Nibbles & Bites: Bistro menu at the White Barn Inn, Dinner at the Palace,...

Hungry? Here's some delicious news from around Maine. And don't forget that Maine Restaurant Week, March 1-10, 2013, is just around the corner. A...

Savor summer at Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

If you're able to afford it, Migis Lodge is a gem, a magical all-inclusive (except motor boats, massage, and booze) retreat sheltered by towering...

Foodie alert: Bistro Petite Jacqueline opens in Portland for Maine Restaurant Week

Attention all those who follow Portland's highly regarded food scene: Steve and Michelle Corry have opened their new French bistro, Petite Jacqueline, on Longfellow...

By the sea, by the sea…

...by the beautiful sea. That's the location of the Inn by the Sea. The inn, a collection of rooms, suites, and two-bedroom cottages evoking Victorian...

Quick bites, Portland

Two lunches, two East Side restaurants, one an institution, the other quickly becoming one. Both are family friendly, and both also serve beer and...

Seguinland artists exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art, summer 2011

Oh dear! With the opening of Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900–1940 at the Portland Museum of Art on June 4, I fear the...
Chef Timothy Labonte aims to make Eve's at the Garden one of Portland's best restaurants. Hilary Nangle photo.

5 Questions & a recipe: Chef Timothy Labonte, Eve’s at the Garden, Portland Harbor...

In May 2012, Executive Chef Timothy Labonte joined Eve’s at the Garden in the Portland Harbor Hotel. The Maine native is thrilled to be...

Grazing through Portland: Evangeline

Earlier this week, I enjoyed a $30 three-course fixed menu (available only on Monday night) at Evangeline. Easy to understand why Chef Eric...

The Salt Exchange: small plates, big flavors

Last week, I lunched at the The Salt Exchange, and I have four words to share: duck sliders, truffle chips. Really, I could end...

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...

Foodie Alert: 12 Seats

Fans of Eric Desjarlais' Evangeline and Krista Kerns' Bresca take note: The husband-wife duo are joining forces for 12 Seats: 12 Seats is just what...

Grazing through Portland: Asmara

Asmara has been on my must-dine list for a long time, and I finally stopped by for dinner the other day. Now I didn't...