Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sitting Outside

Labor Day weekend means the end of summer in Maine – in other places, it’s summer hot until at least mid-September. But our beach days are winding down and I’ve been sure to make the most of this fine stretch … Continue reading

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Local Nuts – The Gilded Nut Snack Co.

You’ve been warned: the following post contains the repeated use of the word “nuts.” If you’re prone to fits of giggling or making “that’s what she said” jokes, this might be difficult for you to read (or fun for that … Continue reading

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Homemade Cronuts

Since there are people out there who still haven’t heard of a cronut (ahem, Jenner), let’s start at the beginning. The cronut is the creation of NYC baker Dominique Ansel and is described as half-donut, half-croissant. These pastry are so popular … Continue reading

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Wannawaf Review

Wannawaf opened recently in Portland’s Monument Square in the space that was Cobblestones (a sandwich shop). It’s in the sort of forgotten end of the row of restaurants on Monument Square that starts with the Spartan Grill and ends with … Continue reading

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