My Columns

I write about Maine food and the people that cook, grow, prepare, and distribute it for various Maine and national publications. If you'd like to pitch me an idea for a future column, please email me at blueberryfiles at gmail dot com.

Where to Go For Date Night This Winter, Maine magazine, Jan/Feb 2022
Striking Gold at Magnus on Water, Maine magazine, October 2021
Broken Arrow Hits a Bull's-Eye in Portland, Maine magazine, Sept 2021
Peter Trout's Tavern & Inn, Maine magazine, August 2021
Pacifico Brings Latin Flavors to a Saco Mill, Maine magazine, July 2021
Our Summer Dining Bucket List, Maine magazine, June 2021
Little Bistro, Big Moves, Maine magazine, May 2021
Terlingua 2.0, Maine magazine, March/April 2021
10 Unique Options for Outdoor Dining in Maine This Winter, Maine magazine, February 2021
Shelter from the Storm at Leeward, Maine magazine, Jan/Feb 2021
Sweet Sea Cookies, Down East magazine, December 2020
RIP, Port City Music Hall, Down East magazine, October 2020
Maine's Fermentation Caucus, Edible Maine, Summer 2020
Atsuko Fujimoto, Down East magazine, April 2020
Erik Desjarlais, Down East magazine, March 2020
Flood's in Portland, Down East magazine, November 2019
Portland’s Best Happy Hours, Down East magazine, October 2019
Crown Jewel, Down East magazine, August 2019
10 Best Coffee Shops in Portland, Maine, Condé Nast Traveler, August 2019
Real Retro Diners, Lark Hotels magazine, May 2019
The Next Big Thing, Lark Hotels magazine, May 2018
Bite-Sized Guide to Portland, Maine, The Kitchn, July 2017
Maine Oyster Farmers Share the Best Way to Shuck & Eat Bivalves, The Kitchn, July 2017
3 Amazing Shops for Cooks in Portland, Maine, The Kitchn, July 2017
The Beer You Should be Drinking this Summer, The Kitchn, July 2017
A Love Letter on Every Plate, Lark Hotels magazine, May 2017
Bon Voyage (and Appétit!), Down East magazine, June 2015
Portland's Top 50 Takeout Dishes, Dispatch, May 2015
Reading the Tea Leaves, DigPortland, January 1, 2015
Bar Food? Paper Plates, Plastic Wrappers, and Regret, DigPortland, December 10, 2014
Raise a glass to Prohibition's influence, Portland Phoenix, October 11, 2014
Cheap eats in Maine's culinary capital, Portland Phoenix, September 19, 2014
How do you like them apples?, Portland Phoenix, September 12, 2014
Preserve precious produce, Portland Phoenix, August 14, 2014
Eat Like a Local: Portland, Maine, Yahoo! Life, July 28, 2014
Unusual ice cream options, Portland Phoenix, July 16, 2014
Get out and dine, Portland Phoenix, June 19, 2014
Collaborations and foraged finds, Portland Phoenix, June 19, 2014
Where coffee reigns supreme, Portland Phoenix, May 21, 2014
Food truck fleet updates, Portland Phoenix, April 25, 2014
A taste of Mexico in Maine, Portland Phoenix, March 28, 2014
A tequila-tasting education, Portland Phoenix, February 20, 2014
Fat and happy at Miyake's place, Portland Phoenix, January 30, 2014
Supporting Maine's dairy farmers for the love of cheese, Portland Phoenix, January 3, 2014
Oysters at home for the holidays, Portland Phoenix, December 7, 2013
Portland Farmers' Market moves indoors at Bay One, Portland Phoenix, December 4, 2013
A farm-to-food-truck tale made in Maine, Portland Phoenix, November 7, 2013