Maine has nearly 6,000 licensed lobster harvesters, who collectively haul in almost 80% of American lobsters. Lobsters contribute more than $1 billion to the state’s economy, but most lobsterman struggle to make a living due to rising costs of fuel, bait, & equipment and relatively low lobster prices.
Grilled Cheese with Gruyere, Mozzarella, & Butter Poached Lobster on Brioche Toast. Served with a Bowl of Lobster Bisque
Maine Mussel Pasta
Blue Mussels are harvested commercially from Maine to Long Island but Maine ranks first in Mussel harvesting with over 2.1 million pounds in 2019. Mussels are low in fat and calories and are an excellent source of vitamin B12, magnesium, zinc, iron and omega-3 fatty acids.
Fresh P.E.I. Mussels, Butter, Chardonnay, Shallots, Parsley, Angel Hair Pasta, Parmesan Cheese. Grilled Garlic Bread
Allagash Brewing was founded in Portland, Maine in 1994, a time when very few American breweries were focusing on producing authentic Belgian-style ales. Today they remain the gold standard for an increasingly popular style for American brewers.
World class Belgian-style White Ale brewed with wheat & oats and spiced with coriander & orange peel. Complex and refreshing.