Food & Drink

44 North Coffee founders Melissa Raftery and Megan Dewey

44 North Coffee, which has been luring coffee-lovers near and far with its house-roasted Fair Trade/organic beans, this past summer opened a coffeehouse in downtown […]

Perry's lobster shack in Surry

Any seasoned “bug” eater will tell you the only way to eat lobster is “in the rough” — down and dirty, the juice splattering in […]


There are some foods and drinks native to Maine that you may not ever wish to try again, let alone bring home with you (Moxie, […]

Cherry-chocolate chip scones

It’s a gray, muggy morning in early July. A small group sits at the front of Buck’s Harbor Market, drinking joe, chewing the fat. “Welcome […]

Downtown Lubec, Maine

When Gale White bought the pink and blue coffee shop on the waterfront, the former medical products executive envisioned eventually turning the old clapboard storefront […]

Strong Brewing

Demand for pints and growlers of fresh, locally produced draft beer spurred Strong Brewing Co. to add a beer garden and pub in time for […]

At 7:20 a.m. on a foggy summer morning, a dark green Mini Cooper pulls into Rooster Brother. A tall, lean man, clasping a black travel […]

What began as a whisper and then fierce scuttlebutt is now a fact — Chester Pike’s Galley has reopened for the season and it’s in […]

“Flexit Café & Bakery,” the new café inside the orange-and purple-trimmed Maine Grind building, has a growing number of folks meeting and flocking there for […]

Wes Ellington has nothing against other craft brewers, but his mission in life these days is to create beers that are different than theirs. “I […]

Things didn’t end well for Dudley Saltonstall, an American naval commander during the Revolutionary War who later went on to become a trader. In 1779, […]

From May to mid-October, Susan Starr rises early each morning at the Open Hearth Inn with a mission in mind. Making muffins. Lots of them. […]

ELLSWORTH — World travelers in search of a good meal are always hoping to find some unknown gem, hidden, perhaps, deep in a Paris allée […]

“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 […]

Stepping into Ironbound, a new restaurant and inn on Route 1 in Hancock, is both a startling and familiar experience. Still visible are the bones […]