Kennebec Cafe Brunch

Note: An Sept. 2013 article in Kennebec Journal announced the owners of the Kennebec Cafe are moving their business to Greenville. At press time, a closing date was not set.  Friends introduced us to the Kennebec Café in Fairfield for brunch, and we’re still dreaming about the surprisingly good food. The eatery is unassuming and small (think old school Maine …

Portland Whole Foods Family Events

Note: Portland Whole Foods no longer hosts a Sunday Jazz Brunch, but they do host some great events geared towards families. Visit their events calendar or Facebook page to learn more.  We don’t shop at the Portland Whole Foods as often as we’d like, but when we do visit the all too tempting store, it feels like an event—a nice break in …

All Hail Mae’s Café

On yet another rainy day, the Cute Potato gang descended on Mae’s Café in Bath—hungry, cranky and wet. The staff set us up in our very own room (smart!), the waitress promptly took our order and CP #1 and #2 ran around the table while we waited for our food. What could have been a potential disaster became a pleasant …

Hello, Lover: Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Maine

Last month, the Old World Gourmet Deli in Freeport reopened for the season. Sure, Cute Potato missed their yummy sandwiches, but what we craved all winter long were the signature chocolate chip cookies. There’s none better, in our opinion. Just look at those chunky chocolate chips and almonds. They’re consistently crispy and buttery on the outside, and soft and gooey …