Author Archives: Epicurious Travelers

About Epicurious Travelers

Ms. Margolis-Pineo created EpicuriousTravelers.com to showcase her published work and ongoing food-travel adventures. Based in Portland, Maine, she travels frequently both in her home state and north to Montreal, her favorite North American city. Although she refuses to use the word "foodie," she has an abiding interest in food and wine. Ms. Margolis-Pineo is also a graphic designer, giving her site a decided edge in an oversaturated blogosphere. New contacts, "likes," subscribers and content are welcome!

Tidal Treasure: Rockland

As Louise Nevelson said, “Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.” Well, there are plenty of creative minds in her childhood home of Rockland, Maine. This gritty little tidal treasure on Penobscot Bay has all … Continue reading

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Midcoast Magic

Elizabeth Margolis-Pineo 2010 © Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram We sold our home surprisingly quickly and developed a sad case of seller’s remorse.  Friends recommended a getaway to the Inn at Ocean’s Edge in Lincolnville … a secluded … Continue reading

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Brunswick – Town & Gown

There is always something special about a college town. Whether it’s the bookstores and funky cafes, historic buildings and sloping lawns, or simply the lively local scene, college towns can charm the least studious of travelers. Brunswick is no exception. … Continue reading

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Ogunquit – Romantic Retreat by the Sea

By Elizabeth Margolis-Pineo © Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram Travel fuels romance, it’s true. But as Maine “recession busters,” we decided to explore the romantic possibilities closer to home this year. Artists discovered Ogunquit’s rugged cliffs and sandy … Continue reading

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Camden Harbour Inn

Fine food and gracious hosts complement stunning views. by Elizabeth Margolis-Pineo © Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald At the end of a messy Maine winter on the threshold of mud season, my husband and I were in need of a … Continue reading

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Phippsburg/Brunswick: Town & Country

Longfellow said, “The country is lyric, and the town dramatic.” For a romantic Maine weekend not too far from home, Phippsburg and Brunswick provided the best of both. Phippsburg: The Country I arrive at Sebasco Harbor Resort a jangled wreck … Continue reading

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Romantic Rockland

Great destination for museums, scenery, fabulous inns, entertainment, great food and drink Elizabeth Margolis-Pineo © Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram 2007 Tired of long lines, overbooked flights and lost luggage, we wanted a short vacation that was close … Continue reading

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