Northern New England

You can use this tag to discuss food in Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

A Bite-Size Stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Planning a stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire? Here's where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. When my friend proposed the idea spending a few days in Portsmouth, NH as one of the stops...

Playing catch up in Portland, ME...

by lobstagal 8 days ago

looking for suggestions for a good spot for two old friends to catch up over lunch in downtown Portland? TIA!

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"Beach Pizza" . . . Tripoli & Christy's . . . please explain

by bewley 9 years ago

Saw a Facebook Page "Beach Pizza" over 3000 fans. There are two famous places: Christy's & Tripoli Bakery both from MA/NH border. As far as I can tell they have very sweet tomato sauce, provolone c...

Cafe Nostimo-Portsmouth NH

by grumpyspatient 1 month ago

DH and I had a very nice lunch at the Cafe Nostimo today. Its not downtown Portsmouth but off Islington Road by the YMCA. You order at the counter, get a number for the table and the staff brings y...

Aunt Lydia's Chicken at The Starving Chef in Exeter, N.H.

by BJGVET 13 years ago

My gustatory memory keeps reeling back every winter to the late 70's-early '80's when a wonderful little restaurant called "The Starving Chef" existed in downtown Exeter, NH. Of the many good dish...


by silsurf 2 months ago

Whats the best traditional Chinese in Portland, Cantonese or Shanghai

NH I93 North Tilton NH

by dfrostnh 2 months ago

Thanks to New Hampshire Magazine I discovered that my favorite sandwich, banh mi, is now available even closer in downtown Tilton. I stopped for the first time yesterday. V's Sandwich Shop serves ...

Yama, West Lebanon, NH

by dfrostnh 3 months ago

On my own to choose a special lunch in the Lebanon NH area, I decided to make a much delayed return visit to Yama in West Lebanon. It is located in an unassuming shared building away from the comm...

Quick Portland report

by Joanie 11 months ago

Took a drive up from Boston a couple weeks ago starting with lunch at Jitto's in Hampton (or Portsmouth, right on Rt. 1). Have passed this place 100 times and glad we finally stopped in, split a sm...

The Black Birch Kittery Maine

by grumpyspatient 3 months ago

DH and I had an extraordinarily good early dinner at the Black Birch in Kittery ME today. BB opens at 3:30 daily for drinks and apps. A small menu of small plates of which we had the chicken liver...

Seaglass, Salisbury, MA Pesto Salmon ingredients

by susanjr 5 months ago

We dined at Seaglass in Salisbury, MA last night and I had the pesto salmon. It was amazing and I want to recreate it for a dinner party. The salmon was served over a bed of roasted veg or maybe ...

A magical drive to The Lost Kitchen, Freedom, Maine...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

This past May, self-taught Chef Erin French, proprietor of The Lost Kitchen located in rural Freedom, Maine, published her first cookbook. It piqued our curiosity. We had heard almost mystical stor...

Spring trip to coastal Maine...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Prepping for our return to Maine late in May. We stay in Kennebunkport and travel out from there. What new and interesting culinary news can you share with us? Our travel map ranges from mid-Coast ...

Help, Looking for a great Shrimp Alfredo

by vegathechosen 6 months ago

A friend of mine asked me out to eat this week, and usually I'm always the one to find the spot . I'm typically great at finding good food but their request was out of my wheelhouse. She asked if I...

HELP! Fun & Funky spots for lunch??

by lobstagal 6 months ago

Looking for good Chowhound advice for a yummy and affordable place to meet my daughter for lunch in or around Manchester, NH . Many thanks!

Best Place for a Lobster Roll?

by NShewmaker 8 months ago

Hi All, I will be heading to Boston next week and then down to Portland, Maine for a couple days. Looking for the best place to get a lobster roll in Portland. Full disclosure: I have never h...

Belfast/Old Orchard report

by Joanie 6 months ago

I got some ideas off the recent Lobster roll thread and jammed in a lot on a 4 day trip. Started with a good donut at Ziggy & Son's in Peabody MA then took the detour to Erica's in Harpswell. Figur...

Where could I track down a vintage Carbur's menu?

by mollymac 9 years ago

For those that remember Carbur's in Burlington, VT... That menu was so hilarious, so enormous, and was the building block of so many fabulous memories. Anybody know if those menus are still floatin...

Summertime in Portland Maine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Just wanted to make sure you knew it wasn't some Yankee opinion on BBQ that I was sharing! What else are you liking in Portland this summer? Continued from: https://www.chowhound.com/post/n...