The view from the main entrance of the restaurant

A Hidden Destination for Annapolis Foodies

12/30/2012 - Boaters wishing to avoid the energized post-racing sailors at other nearby Annapolis restaurants would be well advised to tie up at the Annapolis City Marina and walk up the dock to the award winning cuisine of the Carrol's Creek Waterfront Restaurant. Carrol's Creek Restaurant, which opened in 1983 and adopted… SEE MORE

Celebrating the Good Side of Fat

12/15/2012 - Food writer and historian Sandy Oliver gave a great talk December 15 at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport on her new cookbook Maine Home Cooking. She spoke about the importance of fat in the diet of earlier years when people needed it for energy and body heat. Let's all… SEE MORE
The Pemaquid Oyster Company pulled nearly 17,000 oysters from the Damariscotta River for the festival

Bottoms Up! Scenes from the Pemaquid Oyster Festival

10/17/2012 - Every year, on the last Sunday in September, the Pemaquid Oyster Festival unfolds at Schooner Landing, overlooking the reversing tidal falls of the Damariscotta River at Newcastle. Tens of thousands of oysters are pulled from the downstream waters and served on the half-shell, roasted, barbequed, and stewed to festival visitors.… SEE MORE
A crowd listens to music while waiting for the chowder contest to begin.

Celebrating Food, Wine, and Foliage in Blue Hill

10/10/2012 - The seventh annual Blue Hill Peninsula's Wine, Food & Foliage Festival, held October 4-14, is a great way to see a gorgeous part of the coast and taste some of the best local food anywhere. The festival's signature event, "A Taste of the Peninsula," was held Oct. 6 and featured… SEE MORE

Exploring Maine’s Oyster Trail in Portland

8/25/2012 - After a hectic summer of coast-hopping, I finally found myself in Portland, where I’ve been wanting to check out the new Eventide Oyster Co. So I caught up with some good friends at the small, bright space on Middle Street next to Hugo’s Restaurant, of the same owners. Speaking of… SEE MORE