We awoke on Sunday and got a few pastries at Bread and Roses in Ogunquit, and took them to the beach for breakfast. We got a veggie quiche (over cooked eggs, ick), a blueberry square (so-so) and a cinnamon puff (it looked interesting, but it was a giant munchkin). We didn’t finish any of the pastries, but enjoyed our walk on the beach.
We also stopped by Harbor Candy and got a bunch of fudge, cordials, chocolates and Pate de fruits. Other than the cordials, all of the goodies were excellent, especially the pate de fruits which came in many fun flavors: raspberry, lemon, lime, strawberry-rhubarb, apricot, ginger, pomegranate and blueberry.
We drove to the Maine Diner and had a bowl of their seafood chowder and a lobster Benedict. The biscuit I ordered with my chowder was dry, but the chowder was superb. I broth is so delicious and flavorful, I could drink it up with a straw, but when you add huge scallops, lobster, shrimp and potatoes, you have a damn good chowder. The lobster Benedict was a nice twist on the original and the home fries were full of garlicky goodness.
Continuing down Rt. 1, we stopped at Flo’s steamed hot dogs. It’s a dilapidated shack on the side of the road, but as Bri says, “shacks in
More cruising down Rt. 1 brought us to Stonewall Kitchen’s company store. R is a man who loves his free samples and Stonewall kitchen is sample heaven. Keep in mind, at this point we’ve had: pastries, chowder, home fries, lobster Benedict, chocolates and hot dogs, but it did not stop me and R from sampling away. I really liked their fig and walnut spread. It will go great on a cheese platter.