This quote was overheard at Just Barb’s in Stockton Springs, home of the self-proclaimed “best fried clams in New England.”
Three older people, one woman and two men, entered the restaurant, which was packed with locals and tourists alike. A few moments later, they reemerged, evidently not willing to wait until a table was available. That’s when one of the men said, “We’ll go shoot a duck and have a roast.”
Paolina’s Way (10 Bayview Landing, 207-230-0555, in the alleyway on your right as you drive down to the Camden public landing) has just opened its doors, bringing crisp crusts, delicious cheese, locally-grown San Marzano tomatoes, and all kinds of specialty meat and fresh vegetables to Camden. These pies, which are Italian-style thanks to chef Stefano Valenti from Sienna, Italy (and also a relative of owner Christina Sidoti), are worth
Summer is in full swing, and it appears as though our thoughts have turned to appropriately summery topics: Cookies, cocktails, cars, and cooling off in the ocean. Oh yeah, and lobster.
The Fourth of July means one thing to me: clambake. Ever since I was born, my family has been doing clambakes every Fourth on Cousins Island in Yarmouth. (It’s rumored that Bobby Flay came to this very island on his show Food Nation to attend a clambake. See his recipe here. I have three words: Throwdown, Bobby, and my Dad!) It’s not just about the smoky, seawater-infused taste
On a hot summer day, there’s not much that beats a cool, crisp gin and tonic with a splash of lime. There is just something so satisfying about the tanginess of the gin and the bubbly fizz of the tonic. Bombay or Tanqueray might line your shelves, ready to report for duty for cocktail hours to come. But tell them to move over. There’s a new gin in town, well, Union, to be specific, which will give you a gin and tonic like no other you’ve sipped before.
Also, read about Maine's favorite summer treat, the Sea Dog Biscuit.
If the ice cream sandwich isn't your thing, how
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