27 Most Intriguing
Mainers making change: Dinah Minot, Lady Lamb, Paul Greene, Anthony Doerr, Sherri Mitchell, Lucas St. Clair, Ashley Bryan, Elle Logan, and Dr. Rich Silkman
Interviews by Michael Schoch, Sarah Moore, Olivia Gunn, and Benjamin Rybeck
51 Hungry Eye
“Beyond Salt & Pepper”
The spice is right in Portland’s diverse bars, shops, and restaurants.
By Claire Z. Cramer
54 Everyday Sommelier
By Ralph Hersom
58 Dining Guide
59 Restaurant Review
Look no further than M.C. Perkins in Ogunquit for classic American fare and sweeping seafront views. By Diane Hudson
6 From the Editor
57 L’Esprit de l’Escalier
“Pie in the Sky”
By Rhea Côté Robbins
83 House of the Month
Discover chocolate-box charm at the Elizabeth McDonald Cottage in the West End.
By Colin W. Sargent
86 New England Homes & Living
47 One Man’s Treasure
Sculptor Patrick Plourde creates the menagerie of his imagination from his warehouse studio in New Gloucester.
By Diane Hudson
By Nicholas Panagakos
11 Maine Classics
23 Portland After Dark: “Hedonism on a Budget”
How to get the most bang from every buck during happy hour.
By Sarah Moore
60 Holiday Gifts & Events Guide
Goings-on and gift ideas for a shimmering holiday season.