The concept seems simple: little circles of dough wrapped around filling and steamed or fried. But making dumplings is difficult to perfect, so rather than trying your hand at home, head to one of the following restaurants for your dumpling fix.
Owl and Whale’s bitters, shrubs, and acid phosphates add character and complexity to mixed drinks.
While customers line up for her bagels and pastries, chef Krista Kern Desjarlais ponders her next chapter.
In their new Arundel location, Scott and Bridget Lee have more room for their own brand of magic.
At Ameera Bread, Ahmed Abbas finds a growing market for dishes inspired by his home country of Iraq, and beyond.
With new retail products and a growing number of fishermen-farmers, Atlantic Sea Farms is getting more Maine kelp onto plates around the country.
At Split Rock Distilling in Newcastle, organic is just part of the story.
A plate of well-chosen cheeses is the perfect predinner nibble, or with the addition of a salad can be dinner itself. At these Maine restaurants, cheese is served with care.
Where to eat on and off the mountain
At Hunker Down’s Sidebar and around the state, Orono Brewing Company puts Maine beer drinkers first.