September 2015

The Visionary Practitioner Behind Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Ron Phillips has been helping shape Maine’’s economy since 1977. Late on Tuesday, March 21, 1978, a fire broke out at a fish freezer and processing plant on Atlantic Avenue in Boothbay Harbor. By early Wednesday the facilities were destroyed, … Continue reading


First, let’s set the record straight: It’s pronounced “pa-cha-reeno.” Extra points if you can say it in a charming Italian accent as Fabiana de Savino does. The name comes from an Italian expression and roughly translates to “the food that … Continue reading

Pig + Poet

“If there is one thing that is absolutely certain in my life, it’s that I know I make damn good fried chicken.” After savoring Pig and Poet chef Sam Talbot’s interpretation of the time-honored Southern classic, I am inclined to … Continue reading