Food

Down East Lobster Roll Festival 2017

Lobster Roll Festival

Join us for some old-fashioned Maine summer fun. The first-annual Down East Lobster Roll Festival will be held Saturday, July 8, at Thompson’s Point in Portland. Get your tickets today!

Tipo's charred Mediterranean octopus with fregola sarda, chermoula, and fennel.

Tipo

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.

Swig of the Month

In beer, hops balance against sweetness, impart flavor, and have a preservative effect. What happens if a brewer just leaves them out?

Allagash Lobster Roll

World’s Best Lobster Roll Semi-Finalists

We had dozens of chefs, restaurants, food trucks, and vendors from all over Maine and the country enter the World’s Best Lobster Roll competition. Here are the semi-finalists who will compete at this summer’s Down East Lobster Roll Festival.

Split Rock Distilling blueberry vodka being used an a blueberry martini

Swig of the Month

It’s unnerving that most fruit-flavored vodkas are as clear as water. But the blueberry vodka at Split Rock Distilling is the color it ought to be.

Bust resturant

Coda

The menu features comfort foods reinvented with Maine ingredients, and it’s almost entirely composed of shared plates and tasting portions. Read about our visit to Coda in Southwest Harbor.