Category Archives: Maine Travel

The Mighty North Atlantic Blues Fest

Fresh from my blues-immersion at the Montreal Jazz Fest, I head to picturesque Rockland for the most righteous blues event on the East Coast, the North Atlantic Blues Festival. The annual two-day event takes place at the public landing overlooking … Continue reading

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Tempo Dulu

After an interminable Maine winter, my husband and I need a relaxing trip within a few hours drive. When we hear that Camden Harbour Inn is having a pop-up preview of their new Southeast Asian restaurant, Tempo Dulu, we jump … Continue reading

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Nor’easter: Survival Fare

A blizzard is coming. My first thought is, “What can I not live without for 48 hours?”  I head for 171 Cumberland Avenue, early, for some savory, soul-satisfying 10-10 pié.  I go for the Kale Feta Savory with carmelized onion, … Continue reading

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Maine: Mother-Daughter Blue Highway

Bright blue sky and sunny tales of summer, originally published in the Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald in June, July & August of 2013. I hear there’s a street called Pineo Court in Bar Harbor. “Roadtrip!” says my daughter Sarah, … Continue reading

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Savor the SoPo Strip

Another tasty summer DIY tour was an afternoon stroll of SoPo’s Cottage Avenue “strip.” Our mostly-walking tour begins at Terra Cotta, a gourmet market and take-out mecca saving busy people from Ramen and Lean Cuisine one delectable meal at a … Continue reading

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Innovation Destination: East Bayside

My sunny summer travel series continues on this snowy day, originally published in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July & August of 2014. After a formal “foodie tour” of Portland, I’m feeling restless. As a local, I … Continue reading

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Maine Culinary Travel Three Ways

More sunny tales of summer originally published in the Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald in June, July and August of 2014. There are many ways to enjoy culinary travel here in Maine. Take a cooking class with an expert. Take … Continue reading

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Edible Destinations: Midcoast Maine

More sunny summer adventures originally published in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July & August of 2014. Midcoast Maine is a knockout for culinary enthusiasts with edible destinations like Salt Water Farm, Cellardoor Winery, and chef-owned inns … Continue reading

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The Maine Cottage II: Living History

More tales of summer warmth for a cold winter, published in June, July & August 2014 © Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. Maine cottages of all shapes and sizes offer charm and comfort. Some also offer a sense of history. … Continue reading

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The Maine Cottage

More summer stories for a chilly season that originally appeared in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July and August of 2014. The Maine cottage is making a comeback. Originally designed as small vacation dwellings for working people, … Continue reading

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