It was a fantastic opening weekend for highly celebrated lobster roll truck Bite into Maine, which Yelp called one of the Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. for 2015. Owners Sarah and Karl Sutton launched a few weeks later than normal due to recent spikes in lobster prices, but sold out of the precious crustacean on Mother's Day by 3 p.m. The couple are gearing up for a bigger season than ever with the recent addition of El Rayo Taqueria's Airstream to the fleet. The extra truck will allow them to attend more events without ever leaving their lucrative spot at historic Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth.
The company's best seller is the Maine Style Lobster Roll (nothing but lobster meat, mayo, and fresh chives on a split top bun), pictured alongside a can of Moxie, an unusual regional soda with a cult following. Check out dozens of happy families enjoying the return of great weather and delicious seafood on Sunday at the park, home to Portland Head Light, commissioned in the 1700s by George Washington and considered the world's most photographed lighthouse. Catch Bite into Maine in the shadow of the famous attraction on the weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. From June 1 through mid-September, look for the truck seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
—Kyle J. Norris