Food

  • Craving Chocolate

    In Ellsworth, Chocolate Barn founder Heather Fowler’s whoopie pies are now for sale at The Bud Connection/Chocolate Barn at 89 Main St. The confections sell for around $1.80 apiece. For more information, stop by or call at 667-9595.

  • No Scandal In Bohemia

    The Bohemian Highway in Northern California winds through a very pretty 10-mile stretch of Sonoma County. Sonoma County is to wine grapes what Calaveras County is to jumping frogs. The Napa-based producers of Bohemian Highway wines say their wine, like the highway after which it is named, “embodies the casual, free-flowing spirit you’ll find along

  • The Key Difference

    Any limey can see the key to Key Lime Pie is “quick and easy,” a recipe with only three major ingredients. Then there’s the easy-as-you-know-what graham cracker crust, which is no big problem for the most inexperienced of cooks. Why, then, don’t we see Key Lime Pie on our plates more often?

  • The Key Difference

    Any limey can see the key to Key Lime Pie is “quick and easy,” a recipe with only three major ingredients. Then there’s the easy-as-you-know-what graham cracker crust, which is no big problem for the most inexperienced of cooks. Why, then, don’t we see Key Lime Pie on our plates more often? You might say

  • Ellsworth’s New Quiznos Hopes to Become Toast of the Town

    ELLSWORTH — Quiznos, Ellsworth’s newest sandwich shop, will begin a grand opening celebration, “Toast Our Community,” on March 16 and lasting throughout the month. The franchise restaurant officially opened for business on Jan. 5. Quiznos is on Route 1 heading Downeast in the former Bucky’s Satellite building across from V.I.P. Auto. “It’s been warming,” said

  • Hancock Artist Delights in Making French Bread

    HANCOCK — David Graeme Baker is best known for his fine oil paintings featured regularly at Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth and beyond. In recent years, though, the artist has become devoted much time to another pursuit — baking bread. With two young boys in the house, he is often called upon to make pizza dough,

  • 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.