Craving lobster?

I recently wrote a story for the Boston Globe about my favorite Maine lobster shacks. For those who didn't see it, I've added it...

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...

Moon guidebook updates

Sorry to report on a couple of closures. In Presque Isle, Heidi's Tea Room has shut its doors, a real loss. The combination restaurant/gourmet shop/antiquarian...

Haute dining, good value

No matter what your budget, getting good value for your buck makes a difference. In a town where $40 entrees aren't unusual, the White...

Pre-Prelude quietude

Spent Wednesday night at K'port's Cape Arundel Inn. This is a very comfortable B&B with a smashing location: It's on Ocean Drive, with views...

Nibbles and bites: Foodie news from Maine

Winter blues have you salivating for some fun events? Hungering for a good meal at a great price? Want to help push a Maine...

Five Questions: Ron Crusan, Director, Ogunquit Museum of Art

Enter the Ogunquit Museum of Art and it’s hard to decide where to look first: The works on the walls or the wall of...

Nibbles and bites along the south coast

Beyond the extremes of the White Barn Inn and the Loco Poco's, I grazed my way through a couple of other Kennebunk/K'port restaurants (both...

May midweek spa special at Stage Neck Inn

If you're itching to take advantage of this early season warm spell and want to enjoy a bit of pampering, too, check out this...

Splurge and save at the Inn by the Sea

Through May 26, write a $35 check to Habitat for Humanity, and save 50 percent, Sundays through Thursdays, on a two-bedroom beach, cottage,...

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...

Take It Outside Family Fun Day: Vaughan Woods

Vaughn Woods is one of Maine's lesser known state parks, but this 250-acre woodland in South Berwick is a gem. This Saturday, March 13,...

Is your pooch stressed?

Take him for a spa escape at the Cliff House, in Ogunquit. Doggie massage is the newest service at the oceanfront resort topping Bald Head...

Get a dose of holiday spirit and get your shopping done during seasonal festivities...

Not every seaside community in Maine rolls up the sidewalks after Columbus Day. These three Maine summer resort towns light up for the holidays. Christmas...

I scream, you scream for Maine-made ice cream

A recent Chowhound discussion on Maine's best ice cream got me thinking about when I worked for a trade publication called Gourmet News. I...