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Foulmouthed Brewing | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Foulmouthed Brewing

Craig Dilger is a beer geek, in the truest and kindest sense of the word. He looks the part, in brown work overalls with safety glasses tucked into the pocket, black-framed glasses, and full beard. “I’ve always been interested in … Continue reading

DaVinci's Eatery | Lewiston | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

DaVinci’s Eatery

The Bates Mill is an integral part of Lewiston’s history. Built in 1850, it was Maine’s largest employer at one point, using the Androscoggin River for power to manufacture textiles. Thousands of immigrants came from Canada and Europe to work … Continue reading

Salt Pine Social

“Salt is for the sea, pine is for the land, and social is the community,” Daphne Comaskey explains to me as we sit at the bar of the recently opened restaurant in Bath she owns with her husband, Paul, and … Continue reading

Owl and Elm | Yarmouth | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Owl & Elm

Not long after I wrote an October 2016 Maine magazine story about the dining scene in Yarmouth, the town welcomed another restaurant into the fold. Owl and Elm opened in September in the heart of the village, right next to … Continue reading

Cliff House

Lean in a little closer. I want to give you a wonderful tip to help you through the Maine winter. Cliff House, recently renovated from top to bottom, is fantastic in the cold. I hesitate to use the hospitality label … Continue reading

Easy Day

Chris Tyll, the owner of Easy Day in South Portland is a retired Navy SEAL, and that experience shows up in almost everything he does. He runs the bowling alley, restaurant, and events space with precision, excellent planning, and a … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving at Fork Food Lab

In Fork Food Lab’s shiny new kitchen, there’s the unmistakable, mouthwatering smell of Thanksgiving. Turkeys are roasting, gravy is simmering, and pies are baking. Chef Edward Bondellio of French Picnic Catering is garnishing poached salmon with cucumbers and radishes. On … Continue reading

Anju Noodle Bar, maine food, ramen

Anju Noodle Bar

You know you’re in for a good time when there’s Talking Heads on the speakers and a little boy at the bar is slurping noodles, bobbing his head to the beat. He and his brother are not fighting or looking … Continue reading

Ports of Italy | Germán Lucarelli | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Ports of Italy

Before my visit to Ports of Italy, I had met chef and co-owner Germán Lucarelli at several events. I tasted his excellent focaccia at the Kennebunkport Festival. I savored his mushroom and truffle risotto at Harvest on the Harbor’s Chef … Continue reading