Category Archives: Food & Drink in Kennebunkport

What Does the Kennebunk River Look Like From the Air?

The Kennebunk River from the Air! The Captain Lord Mansion is conveniently located overlooking the Kennebunk River just three short blocks from the Dock Square center of Kennebunkport.  The view from the cupola at the Mansion gives an excellent view of the village neighborhood of historic homes as well as a small glimpse of the river, but not this […]

What is Kennebunkport’s 2010 Pairing of Palates & Palettes?

The 6th Annual Arts in the Inns Festival: June 2 – 6, 2010 The Festival has been renamed Kennebunkport Fine Living Festival   For five days in June, chefs, artists, and winemakers from around the country will come together in Kennebunkport, Maine to celebrate and share their passions.  We'd like to invite you to join us […]

What is Your Lobster IQ?

Everything you ever wanted to know about lobster! (Or almost everything!) Today, many people consider lobster a delicacy.  In fact, you have to pay dearly for a really good lobster feast.  However, lobsters were once so plentiful that Native Americans used them as fertilizer and fish bait!  Also, in Colonial times they were considered poverty […]

Where in the World is ‘Taint Town”?

Here’s a hint: It ain’t Kennebunk. And it ain’t Kennebunkport. But you won’t find ‘Taint Town on a map anywhere. The only way to find it is to ask a local how to get there. Those who’ve been around a while will tell you ”Taint Town is the place where the lines of the two […]

Rick’s Restaurant Raves – Part 4

Joshua’s Restaurant, Wells, Maine A well-known food writer recently praised Joshua’s Restaurant as "Worthy of a long drive." fortunately, this award-winning restaurant is just a short drive south from the Captain Lord Mansion, Kennebunkport, on Route 1 in nearby Wells. The 1774 dark brown Colonial may look austere on the outside, but as the day’s […]

Rick’s Restaurant Raves – Part 3

Pier 77 and the Ramp, Cape Porpoise If you’d love a dining experience where the view rivals the food for "spectacular," head just a few miles east of Kennebunkport, out Route 9, to the tiny, picture-postcard village of Cape Porpoise. At the very end of the Pier Road, you’ll find Pier 77 Restaurant, overlooking picturesque […]

Rick’s Restaurant Reviews – Part 2

Hurricane Restaurant, Dock Square, Kennebunkport All shopped out? Time for a break? You’re in luck – right in the middle of Dock Square, Hurricane Restaurant serves innovative and delicious American cuisine with a magnificent view overlooking the tranquil Kennebunk River. It’s open for lunch and dinner year round, except for a short hiatus in January. […]

Rick’s Restaurant Raves

Sensational Dining Experiences: Part 1 On The Marsh "One of the very best restaurant experiences I’ve had in years!" one of our recent guests enthusiastically exclaimed. And we couldn’t agree more. The food, the service, and the ambience are superb in this chic, year-round gem. Housed in an 1800s converted farmhouse and barn on 3 […]

What is Your Lobster IQ?

Everything you ever wanted to know about lobster! (Or almost everything!) Today, many people consider lobster a delicacy.  In fact, you have to pay dearly for a really good lobster feast.  However, lobsters were once so plentiful that Native Americans used them as fertilizer and fish bait!  Also, in Colonial times they were considered poverty […]

The ABCs of A Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport!

Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport offers you activities to entertain, educate and expand your horizons! Activities include Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing, Carriage Rides, Day Trips, Fishing, Food, Golf, History, Kyaking, Lighthouses, Lobsters, Museums, Sailing, Shopping, Spas, Summer White House (Bush 41), Theater and Whale Watches. Bev and I enjoy summer in Maine and especially Kennebunkport […]