Baked in Success

At Ameera Bread, Ahmed Abbas finds a growing market for dishes inspired by his home country of Iraq, and beyond.

Sea Change

With new retail products and a growing number of fishermen-farmers, Atlantic Sea Farms is getting more Maine kelp onto plates around the country.

Distinctively Different

At Split Rock Distilling in Newcastle, organic is just part of the story.

Cheese Plates

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.

Sugarloaf Dining Guide

Where to eat on and off the mountain

Keeping it Local

At Hunker Down’s Sidebar and around the state, Orono Brewing Company puts Maine beer drinkers first.

Into the Woods + Off the Grid

With chef Greg McCausland, Tea Pond Lodge and Cabins offers memorable meals at journey’s end.

Fresh Tracks

At Alice and Lulu’s, Ciana and Laura Godin bring alpine cuisine and style to Sugarloaf.

Handmade Pasta

Pasta in almost any form is comfort food of the highest order. While good-quality dried pasta is often preferred, even in Italy, for dishes such as linguine con le vongole (spaghetti with clams) and spaghetti carbonara, fresh, handmade pasta elevates even the simplest of sauces. At the following restaurants, making pasta is an art form.

A Groundbreaker in Belfast

At Perennial Cider Bar and Farm Kitchen, Khristopher Hogg raises the flag for cider culture