This was filmed prior to COVID-19. Please check out the websites of the attractions covered in the segment for visitor information.Head out to Portland, Maine, for your next winter getaway. With no crowds and lower prices, visitors can stop at one (or a few) of Portland’s eateries and breweries. Looking for a place to eat and don’t know where to start? Look no further than Maine Foodie Tours. With seven tours to choose from in Portland, stop in at a variety of local businesses and try the local fare.The first stop on our tour was Vervacious, where they sell a variety of spices and balsamic vinegar. A must-try is their blueberry balsamic vinegar. While there, the tour tried local mead from Portland Mead Works.From there the tour was off to The Holy Donut, where they make a variety of donuts out of mashed potatoes. This is a must-do spot during winter – during the summer months, the line wraps around the block.Soup is always a good idea during the cold winter months. Scattoloni Bakery in Portland not only has tasty desserts, they have delicious soup! The tour tried their fish chowder and red pepper bliss soup.Located in the Portland Public Market House, people are buzzing about Mr. Tuna and their crabmeat rolls. They have a variety of other offerings too!A Maine food tour wouldn’t be complete without a traditional lobster roll at Andy’s Old Port Pub. Wash it down with a Maine craft beer to experience your lunch like a local.Maine’s history of ice harvesting comes alive at the whiskey bar, Independent Ice Company. Tourgoers sipped on a Bourbon Smash and sampled a meatloaf slider – wrapped in bacon of course!To top the tour off … dessert! Dean’s Sweets specializes in chocolates, truffles, and caramels. Tour-goers tried their chocolate sea-salt truffle and a Needham.Located in the old Portland Press Herald building, the Press Hotel will wow guests with its details. Old headlines line the hallways and spot old typewriters throughout the building. Take advantage of off-season rates. Even the penthouse suite is discounted (make sure to check out the private roof deck with views of Portland). Stop in to Inkwell Bar for a quiet bite or sit down at Union for a full meal that will please tourists and locals alike.Head to Portland and check out Thompson’s Point. About 10 minutes from the Old Port neighborhood, Thompson’s Point is home to Bissell Brothers Brewery, Cellardoor Winery, Stroudwater Distillery, Locally Sauced, and the Cryptozoology Museum. Events and concerts are held at Brick South and during the winter months, ice skating is out on the point.

This was filmed prior to COVID-19. Please check out the websites of the attractions covered in the segment for visitor information.

Head out to Portland, Maine, for your next winter getaway. With no crowds and lower prices, visitors can stop at one (or a few) of Portland’s eateries and breweries.

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Looking for a place to eat and don’t know where to start? Look no further than Maine Foodie Tours. With seven tours to choose from in Portland, stop in at a variety of local businesses and try the local fare.

The first stop on our tour was Vervacious, where they sell a variety of spices and balsamic vinegar. A must-try is their blueberry balsamic vinegar. While there, the tour tried local mead from Portland Mead Works.

From there the tour was off to The Holy Donut, where they make a variety of donuts out of mashed potatoes. This is a must-do spot during winter – during the summer months, the line wraps around the block.

Soup is always a good idea during the cold winter months. Scattoloni Bakery in Portland not only has tasty desserts, they have delicious soup! The tour tried their fish chowder and red pepper bliss soup.

Located in the Portland Public Market House, people are buzzing about Mr. Tuna and their crabmeat rolls. They have a variety of other offerings too!

A Maine food tour wouldn’t be complete without a traditional lobster roll at Andy’s Old Port Pub. Wash it down with a Maine craft beer to experience your lunch like a local.

Maine’s history of ice harvesting comes alive at the whiskey bar, Independent Ice Company. Tourgoers sipped on a Bourbon Smash and sampled a meatloaf slider – wrapped in bacon of course!

To top the tour off … dessert! Dean’s Sweets specializes in chocolates, truffles, and caramels. Tour-goers tried their chocolate sea-salt truffle and a Needham.

Located in the old Portland Press Herald building, the Press Hotel will wow guests with its details. Old headlines line the hallways and spot old typewriters throughout the building. Take advantage of off-season rates. Even the penthouse suite is discounted (make sure to check out the private roof deck with views of Portland). Stop in to Inkwell Bar for a quiet bite or sit down at Union for a full meal that will please tourists and locals alike.

Head to Portland and check out Thompson’s Point. About 10 minutes from the Old Port neighborhood, Thompson’s Point is home to Bissell Brothers Brewery, Cellardoor Winery, Stroudwater Distillery, Locally Sauced, and the Cryptozoology Museum. Events and concerts are held at Brick South and during the winter months, ice skating is out on the point.

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