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Pine Point Grille’s menu doesn’t overreach, with dishes like pappardelle, pizzas, and a standout roasted brussels sprouts app.
Move over, gazpacho — local legumes make a supremely summery soup.
On a Newcastle back road, locals and visitors gather to celebrate summer, ceramics, and the world’s greatest pop-up salad bar.
When you tire of lobster, consider the pizza — specifically, the superb brick-oven pies at Sweet Pea’s Café.
For the last 14 years, these women have been working for free at the Berry Manor Inn as chambermaids and pie makers, an arrangement they jokingly call “indentured servitude.”
Nothing smells and tastes more like summer in Maine than a berry pie. What better way to embrace the season than by filling a pie or patronizing one of Maine’s expert pie makers? Ready your forks and remember that Maine’s flaky summer treats are best enjoyed outdoors and with friends.
If you’ve ever cracked into a lobster and thought, “Hmm, this would be better a la mode,” then Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium in downtown Bar Harbor is your place.
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In the summer, MDI has the world’s highest popover density. Here are a few favorite popover providers.
The Canterbury Royale website promises “a unique private dining experience offering the Menu of Kings.” Here’s our review.