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Urban Sugar Donuts | Sugarloaf | Eat Maine | The Maine Magazine

Urban Sugar Donuts

Kevin Sandes, the creator and owner of Urban Sugar Donuts, greets me with a small blowtorch in his hand. “Let me go grab my marshmallows,” he says. He’s putting together s’mores doughnuts for us, and to kick them up yet … Continue reading

Ri Ra

Executive chef Kevin Soucy has St. Patrick’s Day at Ri Ra down to a science. He leaves his home on Peak’s Island to arrive at the Irish pub at 8 p.m. on the night before the big day. He spends … Continue reading

Rolling Fatties | Kingfield | Eat Maine | The Maine Magazine

Rolling Fatties

At Rolling Fatties, it’s all about fun. The food is great—hefty, overstuffed burritos and sides made with mostly local and organic ingredients. Owners Polly and Rob MacMichael are fun and easy going, and that attitude shines through in every part … Continue reading

Traveling Through Tastes

Few things tug at our heartstrings like the memories of meals past. At Morse’s Sauerkraut, we find rare imports, flavorful feasts, and a whole lot of history.

The Mountain Room

There are two kinds of skiers. There are those who want to be at the lifts as soon as they open, already having eaten a banana and gulped down a cup of coffee in the parking lot. They ski hard, … Continue reading

Sonny’s | Portland, Maine | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Sonny’s

Sitting at the bar just before happy hour, Sonny’s new bar manager, Adam Sousa, is trying to explain the science behind milk punch to me. What sounds like an after-school snack for third graders is actually a potent and tasty … Continue reading

Black Dinah Chocolatiers

I’ll admit to having a Willy Wonka-type fantasy before visiting Black Dinah Chocolatiers. Would there be a river of chocolate? A glass elevator? No, neither is at Black Dinah (although a faucet that drips chocolate was pretty close), but I … Continue reading

Chef Summit at Sunday River

As Maine magazine’s food editor, I have the good fortune to taste a lot of fantastic food and attend some fun events. The Chef Summit, held at Sunday River for the second year, is one of my favorites. It’s great … Continue reading

Woodhull Public House

After a week recovering from the flu with a steady diet of tea and toast, what I needed was some fun. And pho. Fortunately, both were readily available at Woodhull Public House, the latest addition to Yarmouth’s evolving dining scene. … Continue reading

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