Best Thing I Ever Ate – Lobster Pot Pie – Now Shipping

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Best Thing I Ever Ate on the Food Network Season 4 – Episode 14 Academe Maine Brasserie and Tavern at The Kennebunk Inn was featured on the Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” episode, Reinvented Classics. (Video at the link.) The Food Network  represents the best recipe ideas, videos, healthy eating advice, party […]

Maine Restaurant Week Hotel Discount

Maine restaurant week hotel deals

The Kennebunk Inn is offering a “Dine & Stay” hotel discount during Maine Restaurant Week, March 1-14, 2015. Guests can take advantage of Kennebunk’s Maine hospitality all while saving on food and lodging at our landmark location in downtown Kennebunk. The Maine Restaurant Week hotel discount gives you 20% off the cost of your stay. […]

Get Ready for Maine Restaurant Week 2015 – March 1-14

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It’s time for Maine’s annual Restaurant Week celebration, which gets into full swing on March 1st, 2015. This has been another really long winter. If you’re like us, you have found yourself thinking things like, “Well, at least it’s not a plowable snow.”  When that particular mindset takes hold, you know that it’s time to […]

Kennebunk: One of the Best Places to Live in Maine 2015

Best Places to Live in Maine 2015

Each year, DownEast magazine publishes its annual list of “Best Places to Live in Maine.”  For 2015, DownEast chose eight Maine towns for this honor, including our very own Kennebunk, ME.  The magazine’s “Road Trip” team visited each of the towns so named and filmed a short (2 minute, 50 second) video.  Our very own […]

We’re competing in the Signature Food & Cocktail Competition for Maine Restaurant Week

Food and Cocktail Competition Maine Restaurant Week 2015

We’re back to reclaim our title at the 2015 Food & Cocktail Pairing Competition for Maine Restaurant Week 2015! It’s been four years since we took first place in the Maine Restaurant Week Bartenders’ Competition with our Signature Cocktail, “Sage Against the Machine.” For 2015, the format has been changed and the event is now […]

2015 Boca Raton Food & Wine Festival: March 27 & 28, 2015

Boca Bacchanal: Boca Raton Food and Wine Festival 2015

Brian & Shanna O’Hea, the chefs/owners of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe will return to Boca Raton, Florida for their second appearance at the annual Boca Bacchanal.  The Boca Bacchanal is one of South Florida’s premier Food & Wine events and being held on Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th in sunny […]

UPDATE: 2015 Boston Wine Expo – 2/15/2015

Boston Wine Expo 2015 Featuring a Cooking Demo with Shanna and Brian O'Hea

Update: Due to the blizzard, the O’Heas not be traveling to Boston for the cooking demo.

The chefs/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn, Shanna & Brian O’Hea will be at the 2015 Boston Wine Expo in the Seaport Hotel on the waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, February 15, 2015. The O’Heas will be presenting a culinary demonstration at Boston Wine Expo’s Grand Tasting. The Sunday event runs from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. In addition to the culinary presentations by the O’Heas and other top chefs, the event will feature wine samples from over 300 producers from around the world.

Kennebunk Valentine’s Day Celebration Dinner

Kennebunk Valentines Day Dinner

When you you think of Valentine’s Day, you often think about flowers, chocolates, intimate gifts. and romantic dinners.  With the way our weather has been going this year, it seems like we wind up thinking about shoveling show, scraping ice off the windows, and heating oil bills. Oh well… At least you can look forward […]

Valentine’s Gifts that Pamper – Lobster Pot Pie

Bronze Magazine: Valentine's Gifts that Pamper - Maine Lobster Pot Pie

In Maine, we’re very fortunate to have access to fresh lobster year round. At Academe at The Kennebunk Inn, we use only fresh lobster in our famous Maine Lobster Pot Pie. We know that locals know the difference fresh lobster makes, and the good people at Bronze Magazine have noticed, too. They’ve names our lobster […]