Michaela Cavallaro

Michaela Cavallaro

Michaela Cavallaro is a Down East contributing editor.



Toroso, Bard’s new Kennebunk restaurant, wears its Spanish inspiration proudly, from the legendary jamón ibérico on the Charcuteria y Queso portion of the menu to the bacalao and fideos — among the entrées.

Maine Restaurants, Mill 67, Sanford

Mill 67

The menu at Mill 67 is heavy on the comfort food of Jim Paquette’s Franco-American heritage. On a recent visit, duck poutine was an irresistible appetizer special. Read our review of his gorgeous new restaurant in the Sanford Mill.



Vinland is a fine-dining restaurant in Portland that uses only local ingredients.



Communal Dining in Yarmouth By Michaela Cavallaro Photographed by Ted Axelrod 189 Main St., Yarmouth 207-847-3250. Gathermaine.com If you care about good food made…