With blond wood floors, copper tabletops, sumptuous high-backed leather banquettes, and floor-to-ceiling windows, MK Kitchen has the look and feel of a modern brasserie.
The pastries, quiches, soups, and sandwiches at Portland Pâtisserie and Grand Café, in the Old Port, are well on their way to standing on their own, with authentic French underpinnings and just enough New World innovation to keep things interesting.
Approachable and affordable, with dishes culled from all corners of the world, Custom Deluxe is a reflection of Biddeford, a former mill town on the cusp of reinvention.
Van Lloyd’s Bistro is the delightfully weird restaurant that Damariscotta deserves.
The Danforth Inn’s restaurant, Tempo Dulu, features the cuisine of Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and predominantly Indonesia. Read our review of Tempo Dulu, including online extras.
Portland proper isn’t the only foodie haven on Casco bay. Just a ferry ride away, the islands are scenic spots for scrumptious coastal dining.
Brian Beggarly and his wife, Molly Eddy, purchased Camden’s popular breakfast and lunch spot, Boynton-McKay Food Co., a year-and-a-half ago. See how they’re putting their own stamp on this beloved small-town institution.
Ports of Italy 47 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor 207-633-1011, portsofitaly.com By Meadow Rue Merrill Photographed by Erin Little o experience authentic porchetta, that succulent…
Blaze is setting Bangor’s restaurant scene on fire.
Vinland is a fine-dining restaurant in Portland that uses only local ingredients.
Fine dining in an old farmhouse in the shadow of Sugarloaf.
Rustic, radical dishes served up in Portland.