Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Downeast Sampler

Downeast Maine is a curious place: a meandering coastline creates myriad bays and watery nooks; the damp air shrouds the forests in an eery mystic; and a forceful tide, like clockwork each day, empties the coves to expose vast, muddy, … Continue reading


Filed under American, Seafood

Saucy Sojourn: Wiscasset, ME

It seemed something like fate that on my first day driving up the coast of Maine I stumble upon the state’s most prized lobster shack. Who would have thought that a tiny candy-stripe hut propped up next to a bustling … Continue reading

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Filed under American, Foody spots, Seafood

A Green Little Discovery

Last week I attended City Farm School held by Concordia University’s Greenhouse – a week of enlightenment and education as myself and 30 or so like-minded individuals learnt the practices, philosophies and politics of urban agriculture in the 21st century. … Continue reading


Filed under Other, Vegetarian

Leave the guns…

On a recent trip to Boston I stopped off at Hanover Street in the city’s North End for my italian fix. The area is a bustling mix of past and present – rich history told in the red brick of … Continue reading


Filed under Baked goods, Italian