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What makes Maine so special, anyway?

What makes Maine so special, anyway?

Maine is a land of surprises. It has a coastline longer than England’s, more organic farms than California, and a terrifyingly short growing season of just 125 precious frost-free days. Making the most of what we can wrest from the soil or fish from the…

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Hey! What’s in Your Glass?

Hey! What’s in Your Glass?

While Maine has been undergoing a culinary revolution with a bright burst of new chefs and restaurants coming onto the national scene and engaging us with incredible dishes drawn from the produce of our farms, forests, and waters, there has been a parallel avant-garde working…

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What I Hate: Adam Richman, Vomitologist OR ‘Man v. Food’—The Barfing TV Show

What I Hate: Adam Richman, Vomitologist OR ‘Man v. Food’—The Barfing TV Show

You’ve seen him, oversized frat boy, gee-whiz grin, sheepdog hair a little too long on the top and sides, elbows propped on the greasy formica of some college-town pigout palace, looking, usually thirty minutes into the show, whey-faced and distinctly queasy. “Man v. Food” is…

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