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The Dine Guide

The Shop – Raw Bar & Shellfish Market

The Shop – Raw Bar & Shellfish Market

Massachusetts-based Island Creek Oysters opened this streamlined fish market/raw bar in the late summer of 2017. Choose from a selection of oysters, tinned fish, caviar, beer, wine,… Read more »

Scales Restaurant

Scales Restaurant

This seafood-with-view establishment from the unbeatable team of Dana Street and Sam Hayward is as close to Portland’s working waterfront as you can get. With chef Frederic… Read more »

Rose Foods

Rose Foods

Fans of Jewish deli food rejoiced when Rose Foods opened its doors last summer. Chef-owner Chad Conley (of Palace Diner fame), continues to convert skeptics with his… Read more »

Latest Features

Islands in the Bay

Islands in the Bay

Casco Bay is home to seven lighthouses, eight forts, and 785 islands (including exposed ledges). From Portland, Casco Bay Lines ferries service six of the offshore islands, five of which are inhabited year-round. Each of them has its own flavor and personality; we talked to residents for the inside story on these unique places to live. [Read More...]
On Her Watch

On Her Watch

Aboard Frances, Captain Megan Jones honors Portland’s sailing heritage and her personal story. [Read More...]
Shore-To-Ship

Shore-To-Ship

Waypoint Provisions brings Portland’s best food and drink to boaters. [Read More...]
The Weekenders

The Weekenders

Intrepid travelers fly in to experience Portland in a free-form way. [Read More...]
Lobster Legacy

Lobster Legacy

Protecting a traditional industry through progressive marketing, worker-influenced lawmaking, and positive example. [Read More...]
Fresh Catch

Fresh Catch

Maine's Lobster Apprentice Program seeks to bring new workers into an old industry. [Read More...]

Real Portland Weddings

Alyson & Joe

Alyson & Joe

Alyson & Joe July 8, 2017 // Ocean Gateway // Photography by Lauren Delvecchio, LAD [Read More...]
Jessica & Dustin

Jessica & Dustin

Jessica & Dustin November 12, 2017 // Brown Library, Maine Historical Society/Lolita // [Read More...]
Corrie & Jonathan

Corrie & Jonathan

Corrie & Jonathan November 11, 2017 // Urban Farm Fermentory // Photography by Emily [Read More...]

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