Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.
Berries with biscuits and cream evoke memories of carefree days. Try this Maine recipe for biscuits with summer berries.
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.
Any old bar can pour you a pint. Where do serious beer lovers settle in among their tribe?
Longer days mean more eggs, and a new recipe is hatched. Get the recipe and watch Salt Water Farm’s Annemarie Ahearn make her Asparagus and Herb Frittata.
Mexican on the coast. Cupcakes on the farm. Relish on the roadside. Brûlée in the bike lane. The 2015 Best of Maine Editors’ Choice winners for “Food and Drink.”
Maine Lobster Benedict by Executive Chef, Ben Pollinger, Oceana Restaurant, NYC.
Maine’s breweries churn out some of the nations tastiest and most inventive brews. Here’s a round of Maine beers with ingredients that might surprise you.
“Maine new-shell Lobster has been a local secret for years and provides the sweetest, most tender, most “lobster-y” lobster in the world.”
Salt Water Farm’s Annemarie Ahearn dishes up some biscuits with summer berries.
Summer is unarguably the best time of year to drink beer — at picnics and ballgames, on boats and at barbecues, at sunny, seaside beer gardens. Whatever the setting, these five brews are eminently quaffable.
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.