You may know Castine as home to the Maine Maritime Academy, as a coastal literary mecca for writers like Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, and Mary McCarthy, or as the site of the Revolutionary War’s Penobscot Expedition (America’s worst naval defeat until Pearl Harbor). But are you familiar with the town's diverse gastronomic offerings?
Most of Castine’s dining establishments line Main Street, and you can find anything on the spectrum from Hawaiian pancakes to barbecued lasagna in the span of a day. This hidden gem on Penobscot Bay is worth exploring, particularly in the summer and early fall, one haddock sandwich at a time.
Note: map points are in no particular order. All photos courtesy of the author.Read More