Food

  • Our Daily Bread

    Anadama and other freshly baked breads are available Monday through Saturday from Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro in Ellsworth. The restaurant baker, Sonya Bates, makes anadama on Mondays ($4 per loaf), The Crusty on Tuesday ($6.50 per loaf), pumpkin brioche on Wednesday ($5), French baguette ($2.50-$4) on Thursday, The Crusty on Friday and Baker’s Choice on Saturday.

  • Wakeup Call

    Ellsworth’s dining options widened last week with the opening of Karen’s Café in the Maine Coast Mall. Inside Mr. Paperback, where Frankie’s used to be, the newly opened restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, from 8 to 4 p.m. The café is open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade baked goods, sandwiches

  • Wakeup Call

    Ellsworth’s dining options widened last week with the opening of Karen’s Café in the Maine Coast Mall. Inside Mr. Paperback, where Frankie’s used to be, the newly opened restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, from 8 to 4 p.m. The café is open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade baked goods, sandwiches

  • Burrito Buzz

    El El Frijoles, a Mexican restaurant currently closed for the season, will be serving up its popular California-style burritos and homemade salsas from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Sedgwick Elementary School. Michael Rossney and Michele Levesque, the Sargentville restaurant’s culinary team, will donate 10 percent of revenue from El El Frijoles

  • Burrito Buzz

    El El Frijoles, a Mexican restaurant currently closed for the season, will be serving up its popular California-style burritos and homemade salsas from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Sedgwick Elementary School. Michael Rossney and Michele Levesque, the Sargentville restaurant’s culinary team, will donate 10 percent of revenue from El El Frijoles

  • Rescue Wines

    In a weak moment — OK, in a cheap moment — we fell for the $5.99 sale on Yellow Tail at Hannaford and bought a bottle of the Merlot. Should have gotten the Shiraz, which never disappoints. Yellow Tail Merlot, on the other hand, while not the worst Merlot on earth, could fill that position on an interim basis until the rightful title holder came forward.

  • Rescue Wines

    In a weak moment — OK, in a cheap moment — we fell for the $5.99 sale on Yellow Tail at Hannaford and bought a bottle of the Merlot. Should have gotten the Shiraz, which never disappoints. Yellow Tail Merlot, on the other hand, while not the worst Merlot on earth, could fill that position

  • Muffin Potluck

    In Steuben, friends and neighbors have instituted a “Saturday Morning Muffin Potluck’ from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henry D. Moore Parish House in Steuben. The weekly get together was inspired in part by the seasonal closing of the highly popular Wildflour Bakery on the Village Road. The bakery’s cinnamon doughnut muffins and other