“I wanted to transition into cooking food that isn’t fussy, and to create an environment for my team that centers around enjoyment, rather than feeling like punishment.” — Chef Jonathan Cartwright. Read more from our visit.
Vien Dobui and Jessica Sheahan have been hosting Asian noodle pop-ups in Portland since 2013, so they had a good idea of what would resonate with local diners when they opened Cong Tu Bot with partner Joe Zohn on the East End.
The entrepreneurs behind Tourmaline Spring are betting on a thirst for purity.
I can’t think of a better way to spend a summer evening than sitting on Tipo’s patio, sipping rosé, and enjoying a beautiful plate of marinated sardines.
Reminiscent of old-school Boston steakhouses, with its dark wood and high ceiling, 18 Central is the perfect home for chef Patrick Duffy’s cuisine.
Unapologetic in its boldness and, in many dishes, its heat, Tulsi North is an unexpected and exciting addition to Wells’ restaurant scene.
Brahma Grill is a classic American steakhouse fine-tuned to appeal to a broad clientele. See more from our recent visit.
Chef Eloise Humphrey’s new venture is a freewheeling plunge into modern American cookery.
Oxford House’s ambience hasn’t changed much since the inn opened in 1985, but the cuisine has. Jonathan and Natalie Spak, who bought the place in late 2007, offer contemporary American and Asian-influenced fare.
It’s not surprising that Center Lovell Inn, a beautifully restored 1805 Georgian-style farmhouse in rural western Maine, induces a Zen-like serenity in those who visit.
Chef Tony Bickford made a brilliant decision when he settled on his native Wiscasset as the home for his first independent venture, Little Village Bistro. See our review.
Pine Point Grille’s menu doesn’t overreach, with dishes like pappardelle, pizzas, and a standout roasted brussels sprouts app.