Portland Food Truck Report: Love Cupcakes

Portland Food Truck Report: Love Cupcakes

I take cupcakes very seriously. To me, the most important part is the frosting. I think that most people can pull off a decent cake, but very few people can produce a swoon-worthy frosting. The crew at Love Cupcakes has nailed it. The frosting is decadent, but not sickly-sweet, and they don’t skimp on it…. 

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Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp Across America” Lands in Maine

Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Across America

The first college that I attended (there were a few to follow) was in Boston. All of the colleges that I applied to were in major cities, Pittsburgh, D.C. and Boston. Boston won, because that school accepted me. My 18 year old self had a burning need to escape Maine and head for the “big… 

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Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest 2014: A Photostory

Maine Lobster Festival: Seafood Cooking Contest 2014: A Photo Story

This year marked the 67th annual Maine Lobster Festival. If you’ve never been to the festival, it is exactly what you’re picturing. Thousands of people gather next to the ocean to consume thousands upon thousands of pounds of freshly cooked lobster. For four days each year, Rockland is heaven on Earth for those of us… 

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Rails, Tails and Ales: A Photostory

Rails, Tails and Ales: A Photo Story

There are some events that you just shouldn’t miss. When you hear that there will be a gathering of classic cars and a craft beer show all in one location, you go. You hop in the car, hit 295 and follow the traffic through Wiscasset and over the bridge to the Boothbay turn off. Before… 

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Portland Food Truck Report: Locally Sauced

Portland Food Truck Report: Locally Sauced

I have been to “Locally Sauced” a handful of times. Each time, I try a new combination: pulled pork with blueberry BBQ sauce and extra salsa, grilled chicken with citrus-serrano sauce, loaded. The possibilities are endless. With three meat options, a vegetarian option, three sauces and a slew of other options including Charlie’s homemade salsa,… 

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One Night at the Tasting Table Lobster Roll Rumble 2014

Lobster Roll Rumble 2014

I feel like the Tasting Table Lobster Roll Rumble is the mini equivalent of my life’s mission of eating every lobster roll on earth. Sure, there are the obvious parallels; the infinite variety of nautical lobster apparel and the booze-soaked nature of the whole thing. The biggest similarity for me is the hopelessly high expectations… 

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Great Falls Brewfest: A Photostory

Great Falls Brewfest

On the first official day of summer, I took to the pike and headed north. Destination: Lewiston. Okay, I am fully aware that Lewiston isn’t exactly a “destination spot,” but I was told that should I brave the journey past the Denny’s, through an unmarked construction zone, and into a long-abandoned, graffiti-covered factory parking lot,… 

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