The Menu

The concept for new Portland eatery The Honey Paw is summed up in just three words: non-denominational noodle bar. It’s a shrine to the slurp-able, twirl-able, soul-soothing dishes you’ll find in every culture’s cuisine, from Japanese ramen to Italian bigoli.


Wild Wild East

On Maine’s islands, the presence of law enforcement is light to nonexistent. So how does a community make do with only the thinnest of thin blue lines?


All is Well

A South Carolina novelist lost his storm-battered sailboat, but saved his marriage during a failed Atlantic crossing.


Tempo Dulu

The Danforth Inn’s restaurant, Tempo Dulu, features the cuisine of Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and predominantly Indonesia. Read our review of Tempo Dulu, including online extras.

Islands A–Z. Photograph by Benjamin Williamson.

Islands A–Z

From art trails to the Zephyr Ledges, we’ve put together a guide (with a little help from our islander friends) that’s as freewheeling and eclectic as the islands themselves.

Where in Maine

Our Favorite Letter

Where in Maine July 2015 Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from…