Portland’s boom in south-of-the-border cuisine hits a high point with Mexican specialties at Zapoteca.
The Lost Kitchen brings an inventive use of fresh, local ingredients to Belfast’s dining scene.
John Golden reviews El Rayo Cantina — a sister cantina to the popular Portland taqueria next door. Golden says this Mexican comfort food is the perfect way to get some heat during those cold Maine nights.
Chef extraordinaire Masa Miyake serves haute and homey Japanese cuisine at his two Portland restaurants.
- By: Hilary Nangle
- Photography by: Jennifer Smith-Mayo
Amid the rolling hills, woodlands, and fields of rural North Waldoboro, David Swetnam and his wife, Jacqueline Sawyer, have turned a popular local fresh sauerkraut operation into a culinary destination for German food aficionados. Morse’s Kraut Haus Restaurant and European Deli draws fans from far beyond Maine who hunger not only for hard-to-find European specialty foods and authentic German fare, but also for the fresh sauerkraut that first earned German-immigrant farmer Virgil Morse fame back in 1918.
31 people, places, & dishes not to miss in 2010
- By: Kathleen Fleury
We all know that Maine is a big state, 33,215 square miles big to be exact. And we all appreciate the range of great food available. The challenge is actually finding it without blowing your wallet on a quest to eat your way across the state. So how do you discover Maine's hidden culinary hotspots? Our solution: go straight to the source. We queried dozens of Maine's acknowledged food experts - the chefs, market owners, specialty food purveyors, food writers, and other culinary icons - with a simple question: Where are you yourself eating now?