As a Midwesterner, the sight of my first Maine lobster was intimidating: 2 pounds of cooked meat hidden inside the crustacean’s formidable red shell. I […]
Two of the most popular attractions for summer visitors to Maine are a chance to eat freshly caught lobsters in a beautiful shoreside location spot […]
Stewman’s Lobster Pound on the waterfront in Bar Harbor isn’t the kind of place you go to just once. “We get people who come back […]
The 16-foot-tall fiberglass lobster stands watch over Route 1 traffic, claws raised in the air and holding a sign for Carrier’s Mainely Lobster.
If at all possible, any visit to the coast of Maine ought to include at least one ride on a boat. For centuries, life here […]
When Quoddy Bay Lobster co-owner Sara Griffin is asked what makes their lobster rolls so good, she’ll tell you customers are served a plain top-split bun.
The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.
Any seasoned “bug” eater will tell you the only way to eat lobster is “in the rough” — down and dirty, the juice splattering in […]
George Aldrich is a tough teacher. When Isle au Haut Boat Services’ former ferry captain was training his son, he would throw a rag over […]
“Anybody want to drive the boat?” Captain Dan Lunt calls out to the passengers aboard the Elizabeth T. All’s quiet aboard the 21-passenger lobster boat […]
Old Quarry Ocean Adventures offers tours, classes and rentals for sea kayaking. Visitors also can board the charter boat with their kayaks for trips to faraway islands.
“That was so good!” the visitor from New Orleans exclaimed loudly as she ripped off her plastic bib. She had just devoured a lobster dinner at the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, and her reaction was typical.
Making both locals and out-of-towners feel like family seems to be a part of the mission at Ruth & Wimpy’s, where every dish is made on the spot.