Northshore Magazine

November 2014

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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Maine Draw View from the Top of the East Lounge in the Westin Portland Harborview hotel; Opposite, Old Port 200 hard to have a bad meal in Portland. From low-rent food trucks that serve up donuts cooked to order to fine-dining restaurants helmed by James Beard Award winners, this small city has something for every appetite and every budget. Over the past decade, Portland has become a magnet for sophisticated cooks working with local ingredients, sprouting a wealth of excellent dining options, all with unique character and sense of place. A foodie could breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack their way through the city without making the same stop twice. For breakfast, Portland has not one but two crave-worthy donut shops, one on wheels and one stationary. If you can track down Urban Sugar Mobile Café, this food truck of- fers eye candy as well as satisfaction for sweet urges. The husband and wife "donut duo" Valeri and Kevin Sandes crank out six-packs of bite-sized donuts, fried up and filled to order. Their little gems come in classic cinnamon sugar or stuffed with tantalizing fillings like lavender pastry cream or fresh seasonal fruit. Bigger bites can be had at The Holy Donut, where owner Leigh Kellis has quickly gained a national reputation for her outrageously good treats made with a surprising, IT'S TRAVEL PORTLAND, MAINE Photograph courtesy of Top of the East Lounge

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