In the middle of winter, nothing beats a hot cup of coffee and fresh baked goods. With an array of talented bakers using local ingredients, Maine’s bakeries offer treats that will satisfy any craving.
Of the hundreds of events that take place during summertime in Maine, these are some of the most worthwhile and unique.
We’re driving in from the Camden Hills and a sudden whip of wind creates a midmorning white-gray haze across the road. There’s no line of traffic today on Route 1, now that we’re far from the season of schooners, lobster, … Continue reading
I always think the midcoast is farther away than it is. It’s an hour and a half from my home in Portland—that’s less time than my former New Jersey-to-New York City commute, and the scenery is a whole lot prettier.
It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the Maine dining scene that so many of our own have been named as semifinalists for the prestigious James Beard Awards. Selected from a list of 20,000 online entries from … Continue reading
To me, wellness is about getting outside and being active, learning from intelligent health professionals, indulging in local wholesome meals, and enjoying the scenery along the way. I am heading to the midcoast, a destination that is becoming a hub … Continue reading
Chef Kerry Altiero’s philosophy remains the same but his bold menu, infused with stories, continues to get better with time Freedom was the primary motivation that prompted chef Kerry Altiero to open Cafe Miranda well over 20 years ago. If … Continue reading
I drive past the Strand Theatre, the lamp-lit shops, and crowded cafes of Rockland, turn right at Tilson Avenue, hang a left past the Coast Guard Building onto Sea Street Place to find the Bixby and Co. headquarters. What I … Continue reading
When Chef Melissa Kelly first proposed that I spend her entire workday with her, from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., I assumed that this schedule must be an exception to her usual routine, arranged for my benefit. Surely, a chef … Continue reading