Print Articles Archive

Newspaper, Magazine and Webzine articles archive for Academe and The Kennebunk Inn.

Kennebunk Post: Kennebunk Inn bar top project conveys sense of belonging

Kennebunk Inn bar top project conveys sense of belonging Customers say, ‘we feel like this bar is ours,’ and now, it can be. Article by Tammy Wells – Courier/Post Kennebunk – July 2020 – Shanna O’Hea gazed at the carpet in the dining room of the Kennebunk Inn and wondered aloud what might be underneath. […]

Kennebunk Inn – Food Network’s Best Hotels for Foodies

#3 Kennebunk Inn, Kennebunk, Maine Maine’s Kennebunk Inn is like the charming, historic bed-and-breakfast of our dreams — complete with lobster pot pie and lobster white-truffle pizza. The hotel is run by chefs Brian and Shanna O’Hea, who met at the Culinary Institute of America, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that their signature […]

Portland Press Herald: Maine chefs show they can take the heat on food TV

From the Portland Press Herald, December 12, 2018 – As Maine’s restaurant scene has drawn ever more national attention, food TV has come calling… Shanna & Brian O’Hea, the chef/owners of Academe and The Kennebunk Inn are veterans of many television appearances, ranging from local TV stations to national networks. They’ve had local exposure from Maine to Texas and have appeared nationally the Food Network and The Travel Channel.

Kennebunk Inn on Reader’s Digest list of Most Haunted Hotels in America

“Known to many for its incredible food (their owners also happen to be celebrity chefs), there’s also a serious haunting story behind the homey Kennebunk Inn….

The Village: Kennebunk Magazine – Was it LOVE at first bite?

Article in The Village Magazine: Kennebunk by Faith Gillman Shanna & Brian O’Hea, chefs & owners of The Kennebunk Inn and Academe restaurant are featured on the cover of The Village magazine’s February issue. The article tells the story of how the O’Heas met, what inspired them to open their own restaurant and what they […]

Academe’s Maine Lobster Pot Pie in the Huffington Post

From the article, “Touring the Tastes of America by Mail” from The Huffington Post, 2017. Maine is known for lobster, and the Kennebunk Inn and Academe Restaurant was made famous for its signature lobster pot pie that attracted Oprah (another of her Favorite Things), Food Network, and the Travel Channel to come taste this reinvented […]

The Kennebunk Inn’s “Candy Corn Cocktail” featured on Food & Wine’s FWX blog

Food & Wine magazine’s FWX blog featured a number of very special vodka martinis including our very own Candy Cane version. The Kennebunk Inn’s Candy Cane Cocktail is a seasonal Halloween treat…

Lobster with a Twist – Portland Magazine – Summer 2016

Shanna and Brian O’Hea, chefs and owners of the Academe Brasserie & Tavern in the Kennebunk Inn , know how to have fun with the beautiful dishes they create….