Eat the Kennebunks

 

 

Eat the Kennebunks Week will be a cuisine- and cocktail-centric celebration stretching from May 14-20, 2018. During this week, there will be everything from cook-offs to cocktail classes, beer and wine dinners and traditional restaurant week-style prix fixe dinners.

Participating restaurants:

95 Ocean at the Nonantum Resort

Academe at the Kennebunk Inn

First Course
Choice of one

Roasted shishito peppers with citrus salt & pineapple aioli dipping sauce 

Cheddar Cheese Soup with roasted cauliflower, parsnips and garnished with caramel corn

Second Course
Choice of one

Cacio e Pepe
Simply “cheese and pepper,” toasted black pepper bucatini with butter, Parmesan & Pecorino Romano

Green Chili Chicken Stew
Tomatillos, poblano and jalapeño peppers, sweet potatoes, green lentils and garnished with cilantro and scallions

Third Course
Choice of one 

Chocolate Pudding with Fresh Whip Cream and Pecan Brittle

Seasonal ice cream and sorbet with choice of toppings

Alisson's Restaurant

Enjoy a $15 Burger and Beer special, which features Oxbow Brewing out of Newcastle

 

The Boathouse

The Burleigh at the Kennebunkport Inn

Crotux at Garden Street Bowl

“Burger & a Pint” for $15! Choose from one of our scrumptious house spiced 8oz beef burgers on a brioche bun served with chips and a pint of frosty cold beer.

Duffy's

A choice of appetizers, main courses and desserts for just $25 per person. They include:

First Course:

Vegetable Dumplings
Coconut Shrimp
Garden Salad

Second Course:

Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce, Mexican Potatoes, Asparagus

Pork Schnitzel with Apple Rhubarb Sauce, Mashed Potato, Asparagus

Thai Green Curry with Tofu or Chicken

Third Course:

Chocolate Mousse

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Hurricane Restaurant

First Course

Shaved asparagus salad
Baby arugula, white beans, heirloom tomatoes, white balsamic vinaigrette

Sweet pea and mint soup
Pancetta, garlic herb croutons, house made Creme fraiche

House smoked scallop
Blood orange vinaigrette, Mainely Drizzles Persian lime infused olive oil, local ramps

Entrees

Baked local haddock
Cilantro potato croquettes, Maine lobster, corn and local fiddlehead succotash

Pan roasted statler chicken breast
Wild mushroom & spring pea ragout with pearl onions and fingerling potatoes

Grilled petite filet mignon
Butter whipped potatoes, rosemary roasted baby carrots, caramelized shallot-whiskey Demi glacé

Desserts

Chocolate Hurricane - milk chocolate mousse, Godiva anglaise

Vanilla Bean Creme Brûlée -house made sugar cookie

Pecan Crusted Blueberry Cobbler - French vanilla ice cream

Mike's American Diner

A diner sampler for breakfast/lunch for $14. All meals include your choice of coffee, espresso or cappuccino and a choice of homemade muffin, fruit salad or garden salad. Yummy main course offerings include:

Lemon ricotta pancakes with a choice of meat or a garden breakfast sandwich, served on grilled rosemary focaccia, with two eggs, pesto, spinach, onion, mushroom, cheddar and bacon.

There’s also that perennial favorite biscuits and gravy, a buttermilk biscuit served with homemade sausage gravy and home fries; or cranberry chicken salad served on a grilled croissant with choice of a side; or chicken parm, one of Mike’s specialites, featuring crispy chicken cutlets served with red sauce, pasta and mozzarella cheese.

 

Old Vines Wine Bar

At Old Vines in Lower Village, Kennebunk, there will be two special events, including a Maine Wine Dinner on May 16, which will feature Maine foods paired with wines from around the country, in this all-American celebration of Maine food. SOLD OUT

Old Vines will also be hosting a cocktail class from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The cost is $60 per person and includes drinks, light snacks, tax and gratuity. Go to brownpapertickets.com for tickets.

On the Marsh Bistro

The Perfect Prix Fixe Dinner, Chef's Whim: $39.95

Pearl Kennebunk & Spat Oyster Cellar

 

Salt & Honey

Chef Jackson Yordon is offering a three-course meal for $35, including soup or salad, entrée and dessert.

Eat the Kennebunks Week will also be highlighted in our new dining guide, which will be distributed May 10 and will spot­light the culinary scene in the Kennebunks.

Sponsored by:

THE BOATHOUSE RESTAURANT