What To Eat In Portland Maine

After sharing over 1,000 tips about where to eat and what to order in and around Portland, Maine, with our readers we’ve compiled the first annual Must Eat Portland Maine List. You now have 71 amazing dishes to try.

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What Publishers Can Learn from Eat Drink Lucky’s E-Mail Success

“Email newsletters have long been attractive to publishers because they allow for direct interaction with their audience, which is typically comprised of readers who are very attuned to the brand’s message, choose to receive content daily, and are thereby often more engaged than other audiences.”

Read the full Folio: interview online.

Anna Kendrick Guest Edits Eat Drink Lucky

Maine-born and award-winning actress Anna Kendrick shared her tips about where to eat and drink in Portland, Maine. Picks included: Eat: Pat’s Pizza; Drink: Allagash Curieux; and Lucky: Victoria Mansion.

Preview Ms Kendrick’s guest edited Eat Drink Lucky email now.


EatDrinkLucky Austin contributing editor shares #SXSW tips with FathomAway

“When you want the inside scoop, you have to go direct to the source. The contributors to Eat Drink Lucky, a lifestyle and culture newsletter for cities around the U.S.A., spend their days eating, drinking, and, well, pushing their luck to find the next best thing happening around town. Austin-based editor Rachel Forrest shares the very places where she likes to run and hide during Austin’s SXSW.” – Read the story


EatDrinkLucky mentioned on Gotham Gal Blog

We take Gotham Gal’s kind words very seriously. She’s co-founder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Festival, chairperson of Hot Bread Kitchen and a High Line board member. She says EatDrinkLucky reminds her of “The early days of Daily Candy.” Thank you Gotham Gal. Learn more about her on her website.

National Lobster Day

EatDrinkLucky Co-founder publishes “Bug Out: The American Lobster Has Left Its Shell and Hasn’t Looked Back


EatDrinkLucky Executive Editor Featured on (Full article)

By Eustacia Huen— Gillian Britt, Executive Editor at Eat Drink Lucky, noted that savory ice cream is all the rage right now. So “as people become more adventurous, our palates crave new flavors. Hence, the interest in desserts that contain even more savory flavors is a logical progression,” she said. Nevertheless, even Britt said that whether this ice cream would actually taste good or not is debatable. gives a nice shout out to EatDrinkLucky

#TheList The Best Last Minute Getaways: The Inn at Diamond Cove (on Great Diamond Island) offers a secluded retreat that still allows access to all the city has to offer by ferry. Explore Portland Head Light, one of the most famous lighthouses on the East Coast, then relax with the waterfront view at J’s Oyster. EatDrinkLucky, a daily “foodie” newsletter spanning major cities across the county, also has great recommendations for the area.

EatDrinkLucky pop-up benefits Nepal relief efforts

EatDrinkLucky’s first event marketing brand activation, “Pop-Up For Nepal,” was massively successful. On Monday, June 1, hundreds of EDL readers converged on Portland’s O’Maine Studios for a restaurant- and food truck-fueld tasting event. Also on Monday, Luke’s Lobster restaurants in NYC, NJ, DC and Chicago and Coffee By Design’s five locations contributed a percentage of sales to #PUFN. Pop-Up For Nepal’s beneficiary is World Food Program USA. Other event partners included Shipyard Brewing Company, New England Distilling, MTM and Intercast Network.

EatDrinkLucky launches Huffington Post Blog|

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Mainebiz – Dylan Martin

When it comes to food and drink recommendations, the digital revolution has brought us apps, blogs and social media to help us with decisions. But with so little time to browse, tap and scroll, how are we supposed to process all this information? Read the article.

Whiskey on the rise Eat Drink Lucky

WSCH 6 Portland

EatDrinkLucky’s “Drink Concierge” Jim Britt and Portland Hunt & Alpine Club’s Andrew Volk, tell 207 host Rob Caldwell about whiskeys rise among women. Watch the segment.

Other Mentions

“So You’re Moving To Boston”  by Conna Shannon
There’s another fabulous resource in Beantown: it’s called Eat Drink Lucky. It’s a free newsletter that shares three tips every day. (Read More

“Don’t Miss Out: Eat Drink Lucky”
Cleverly written, brief, and regularly introduces me to, or reminds me of, fun cultural events and dining (or drinking) opportunities.
Dining | Maine Roots

“Whiskey and the Old Fashioned”
Andrew Volk, co-owner of the Hunt and Alpine Club, appeared on WCSH’s show 207 earlier this week along with Jim Britt from Eat Drink Lucky to demonstrate how to make an Old Fashioned and talk about the increasing popularity of whiskey.
Distilling & Cocktails | Portland Food Map

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