After our ill-fated first attempt, we did actually make it to Portland the last weekend in August. Here’s the story in pictures and captions.
Brunch at The Front Room, with a view of industrial-sized kitchen equipment.
A tasting at the Maine Mead Works meadery.
Spot the grammatical error on the Freedom Trail plaque!
A church parking lot with a sense of humor.
The garden behind the Wadsworth-Longfellow House.
Taking a break in the garden.
There were some real gems in the Maine Historical Society gift shop.
A visit to the excellent Portland Museum of Art, including a great Richard Estes exhibit.
This one speaks for itself.
A visit to the Maine Potters Market.
The Bar of Chocolate, where we ate a delicious slice of cake and overheard the best conversation of the day.
Pizza at Otto for dinner.
I wonder how much the state of Maine spends on lobster stencils.
Filed under art, elsewhere, food