Dine Your Way Up and Down East
This month marks Maine Restaurant Week’s ninth edition, but it’s only the first year that the Cliff House near York, Maine has stayed open for dining the entire winter…which means this is only the first year that you’ve had the chance to set up your Restaurant Week base camp at the Cape Neddick resort. Checking off the first two restaurants on your scorecard will be easy enough: The Cliff House’s Tiller Restaurant and Nubb’s Lobster Shack in Cape Neddick are participating. (Can you believe it? Lobster rolls without having to wait for summer!) Also, like so many city restaurant weeks around the country, this one actually spans 12 days. But if you’re going to tick as many culinary boxes as possible—there are currently 76 restaurants listed—you’re going to have to venture out into the Maine winter. Given the temperatures so far this season, though, here’s the big question: Did you remember to pack your shorts?