Elizabeth Peavey

Elizabeth Peavey

Contributing editor Elizabeth Peavey is the author of Glorious Slow Going: Maine Stories of Art, Adventure and Friendship.

Union Restaurant, Portland

Union

Chef Josh Berry’s vision is to give diners a grand tour of the best Maine has to offer – albeit an exotic detour or two along the way. Read our review of Union.

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Tempo Dulu

The Danforth Inn’s restaurant, Tempo Dulu, features the cuisine of Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and predominantly Indonesia. Read our review of Tempo Dulu, including online extras.

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Bao Bao Dumpling House

Chef-owner Cara Stadler had a 10-year plan when she was 16. In 2014 she was named one of Food & Wine’s best new chefs. Here are the “wrapped treasures” we discovered upon dining at Bao Bao Dumpling House.

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Piccolo Restaurant

Don’t let the restaurant’s name (Italian for “small”) or the size of the space (20 seats max) deceive you.