This is the face of Maine

And why not.  Buzzy’s a fourth generation Maine fishermen.

Buzzy, Harbor Fish Market, Portland, Maine

Lobsters rule in Maine. Someone has to catch, and someone has to cook.

front & back of Harbor Fish Market

Buzzy can tell you anything you want to know about today’s catch – it’s that fresh at

Portland’s Harbor Fish Market and J’s Oyster.

Harbor Fish Market

Now for cooking….

Kerry Altiero is Maine’s 2012 lobster chef of the year

Chefs Melissa Bouchard, Mackenzie Arrington and Kerry Altiero

And the future’s already here…

The next generation of chefs excel at Portland’s 2012 Cutting Edge competition

Chef Michelle Ragussis w/students from Washington County Community College
Chef Michelle Ragussis w/students from Washington County Community College

But not all is fish…

Love Cupcakes has a special niche in Portland, Maine

Love Cupcakes, Portland, Maine

Portland has a long tradition of seagoing trade that brought exotic goods to New England

Garam masala is the secret at Portland, Maine’s Passage to India

lamb rezala at Passage to India
lamb rezala at Passage to India

and then there’s caviar…

Chef Timothy Labonte
Chef Timothy Labonte

Chef Timothy Labonte unleashes his talent at the Portland Harbor Hotel

Portland Harbor Hotel redefines Maine cuisine

Portland harbor, Maine

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lobster boat in fog, Portland, Maine
lobster boat in fog, Portland, Maine