Jonathan Cartwright

Jonathan Cartwright hated school while he was growing up. His favorite truancy trick was to ride his bike to the orchards north of Sheffield, England, and “scrump for crab apples” that he’d gorge on until he was so sick he … Continue reading

Ports of Italy

After a 23-year career as a server and maître d’ at BiCE, an upscale Italian restaurant in midtown Manhattan, Sandre Calandri decided it was time for a change. He wanted to spend more time with his family, and was ready … Continue reading

Dine Around the Kennebunks

With its craggy coastline and stunning views, the Kennebunks embody the feeling of New England and its classic, natural beauty. It’s also a community teeming with creativity and culinary appeal. Each spring, the Kennebunkport Festival kicks off the summer season … Continue reading

South Coast Cozy

LOCATION-April 2013 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards The ground and trees are bursting with green, and the damp chill of fog is moving through the scenery on the drive south into York County. Before summertime tourists arrive, … Continue reading

The White Barn Inn, Kennebunk

The White Barn Inn is one of the most special places to dine in Maine. Elegant and expensive, it’s a destination spot for weddings, anniversaries, and milestone birthdays. As much as I love food and wine, I’m embarrassed to admit … Continue reading

Maine Art Shows

  A showplace for original paintings and sculpture. 10 Chase Hill Road Kennebunk, ME 04043 207.967.0049 [email protected]   Open June through September. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. every day.

Old Vines Wine Bar & Tapas, Kennebunk

There is something rather calming about the flicker of candlelight against a wall lined with old wine casks. The last remnants of daylight illuminate the rest of the dining room as I slide into position at the bar. Outside, the … Continue reading