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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.

7 Simple Rules for the Best Lobster Roll You'll Ever Make

No matter how far you are from coastal Maine, follow these seven tips and tricks and you can make the best lobster roll you'll ever eat, wherever you are. The ideal place to enjoy a lobster roll, without...
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Cape Cod Chips: I'm hooked...

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by gutreactions 7 months ago

During the Holidays, I picked up a bag of kettle cooked Cape Cod Waves with sea salt at my local market. I could not stop noshing on them, especially with a dip or alongside a sandwich. They are a ...

Restos adding credit card processing fees to your bill...

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

I have noticed it more and more. Restaurants are posting up to a 3% processing fee to your final bill. I guess its an effort to defray some of the loss eateries incur to credit card companies. They...

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Portland birthday week

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by chadnibal 20 days ago

We're in Portland for 5 days including my wife's birthday, don't know the area, but lobster, scallops, magret de canard, turtle soup, foie gras, trout, salmon, and arctic char are some of our favor...

Spring trip to coastal Maine...

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by gutreactions 3 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 ...

Portsmouth stuff

Joanie
by Joanie 2 months ago

By the time I realized how crappy Mem Day weekend was gonna be, it was too late to cancel the hotel. So we slogged around but still had a good time, here's what we hit. Drove up Sat. (from Boston) ...

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

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by gutreactions 4 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...

North Conway report

Joanie
by Joanie 3 months ago

Figured I'd add something new to the board. Spent 4 nites in North Conway in March and have come to really like that town. Here are the stops, trying to keep it brief (but that's impossible for me)...

Quick Maine Trip report

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by Bob W 10 months ago

Maine trip Sept 20-26, 2020 Just got back from my only Maine visit this year. Did more at-home eating than usual so the list is sort of random and not as long as usual. Here are a few words on e...

Whistling Oyster, Ogunquit

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by TD 16 years ago

Can someone tell me where this restaurant used to be located in Ogunquit? I know there is a gift shop in Perkins Cove with the same name, but I'm not sure if it has any affiliation, location or ot...

Lobster prices coming down: how do you like them?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Now is a good time to buy lobsters. I have noticed sale prices at local markets starting at $6.99 lb. for pound and a quarter; a bit more for larger sizes. Even frozen lobster tails have been on sa...

BBH and Ogunquit 9/20

Joanie
by Joanie 10 months ago

I hate how dead these boards are now and since I just had some fun stops in Maine, figured I'd write them up quickly. First on Fri. was lunch at Day's in Yarmouth eating at a picnic table out back....

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

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by mollymac 10 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...

WHERE TO FIND CHINESE SESAME SOFT CANDY

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by strawberry drago 11 years ago

Where can I find Chinese sesame candy It was served at Chinese restaurants after dinner Candy is soft and sweet of a dark color like molasses without nuts Small squares sprinkled with sesame see...

Looking fo Taj Mahal beer sales

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by profkaf 12 months ago

Where can I buy Taj Mahal beer in Maine or New Hampshire ( grocery or liquor stores)?

The Lost Art of Growing Blueberries With Fire

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

“In the frenzy of 19th-century industrialization, though, the ancient custom largely fell by the wayside. The communal task of burning uneven, rocky fields by hand was exchanged for mechanized burn...

Local Tomatoes - Can't Wait for The Flavorful Fruit

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by treb 1 year ago

Here in the Northeast, we're getting very close to having some local tomatoes from our farmsteads. I'm so anxious to finally have tomatoes that have flavor. Most of the stuff available in super...

Sunshine Oriental, Concord NH Fans

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by dfrostnh 1 year ago

We missed a final visit to Sunshine Oriental when they closed sooner than announced. We miss the food and friendly owners. If you were a fan of Sunshine Oriental, where are you getting Chinese ta...

Crown pilot crackers ............

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by DAC 19 years ago

I am searching for a source of Nabisco's Crown Pilot Crackers in Philly or NY (Westchester). If someone in Maine or New England has any ideas I would appreciate it. Or....I would be happy to pay ...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

Burlington 2020

Joanie
by Joanie 1 year ago

Figured I'd write up a weekend trip since the info on Burlington is so old. In fact, one of the last ones was from my visit of 2016. In any case, even tho we stayed next to Al's French Frys, we sad...