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Urban Sugar Mobile Cafe

Urban Sugar Mobile Cafe

Most human beings can agree on the simple pleasures of a fresh donut, the way it is airy, a little bit chewy, and yet somehow fairly dense… Read more »

Piccolo

Piccolo

One of the principal characteristics of Ilma Lopez’s desserts is their extraordinary diversity, ranging from avant-garde creations like her roasted Cortland apples with oregano, brown butter cream,… Read more »

Standard Baking Co.

Standard Baking Co.

Yet another pioneer in regards to how Portlanders get by in the morning, Standard took the city by storm in the 90s by showing us just how… Read more »

Latest Features

6 Most Romantic Restaurants in Portland, Maine

6 Most Romantic Restaurants in Portland, Maine

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and unless you’re one of those people who considers it more “Hallmark Holiday” than actual holiday, you’re probably starting to think about dinner reservations for the night of February 14. You know the clichés of a romantic restaurant: soft lighting, long-stemmed roses, a strolling violinist. But the romantic restaurants in Portland have more to offer than just romance. We rounded up six Portland [Read More...]
Ice Skating in Portland, Maine

Ice Skating in Portland, Maine

I have fond memories of my first time on the ice, pushing a little plastic chair around for balance and dreaming of the day I would be surefooted enough to play pond hockey with my older brother. During a Maine winter, we wait a long time for the moment when the temperature drops right down to that sweet spot and the ponds finally freeze over. So lace up your skates, grab your mittens, and get ready for a spin around some of the greater Portland [Read More...]
Insider Picks: Late-night Eats

Insider Picks: Late-night Eats

The staff of Eventide Oyster Co., Hugo’s, and The Honey Paw, three hot restaurants owned by Big Tree Hospitality, work long shifts preparing and serving top-notch food and drinks. We asked them how they handle after-hours hunger. Where do you go for late-night eats? [Read More...]
Mixing It Up

Mixing It Up

The Culinary Arts Program at Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) has a new recipe for success. [Read More...]
Portland Pied-à-Terre

Portland Pied-à-Terre

A Munjoy Hill condo puts a Connecticut couple close to family and city conveniences. [Read More...]
Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge

In his shop and on the mountain, barber and competitive snowboarder Nate Soucy stays sharp. [Read More...]
Right in Tune

Right in Tune

Matt Guggenheim keeps pianos in shape for local musicians and visiting stars.  [Read More...]
The Life Aquatic

The Life Aquatic

Members of the Portland YMCA swim club stay fit and connected in the pool. [Read More...]