A Valentine’s Day Shake

Wow! Maine families get really excited about a new restaurant, as evidenced by the tremendous response to our Elevation Burger Giveaway. A big thank you to everyone who entered! Congratulations goes to… … Lori Watson. Lori and her family have won a meal for 4 people to Elevation Burger in South Portland. All of this talk about the delicious offerings …

Healthy Dining in Freeport with Kids

Note: The Fresh Batch cafe is closed. The Freeport Public Market is now in it’s place. If you go Kamasouptra and Peachy’s Smoothie Cafe are definitely worth trying, and perfect for families looking for something simple, quick and satisfying. While the Cedar Works play set is no longer on site, the interior is much the same.  The team visited The …

Opening Day: Mainely Custard

When your neighborhood ice cream stand opens for the season, it’s worth visiting, no matter what the weather. Even though it was a little breezy outside, the team was determined to visit Freeport’s Mainely Custard on opening day. Black Raspberry was today’s flavor, but the kids are traditionalists. CP#1 chose a scoop of chocolate custard on a sugar cone, and …

Peanut Butter & Jelly Time

Note: We were disappointed to learn Peanut Butter & Jelly Time closed in April 2011. However, word on the street is that owner Steve Miner might be back with a Peanut Butter & Jelly Time stand outdoors. Here’s hoping!  Every once and awhile, Team Cute Potato will discover something so perfect for kids and families, we’ll wonder, why didn’t we …

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 …