Print Articles Archive

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

Academe’s “Playful Comfort Food” featured in Maine Magazine’s Food Blog

Although it is common for a restaurant to want their guests to feel at home, the O’Heas take the concept a step further by thoughtfully preparing foods inspired by their travels and the kind of cuisine they enjoy on their day off. – In this restaurant review from Maine Magazine, food blogger and Joe Ricchio discovers the things that have made Academe one of Kennebunk’s top restaurants for more than a decade.

Bangor Daily News: Maine Ghost Stories – Hauntings of an Inn in Kennebunk

Just in time for Halloween! The Bangor Daily News is running a series called “Maine Ghost Stories.” The seventh part of the series is set righ here at The Kennebunk Inn.  In this Halloween’s eve piece by Seth Koenig, the series examines the strange goings on at the historic Kennebunk Inn, where the benevolent ghost […]

Our Lobster Lo’Maine featured in DownEast Magazine

The October issue of DownEast Magazine features five unique and innovative recipes from Maine Restaurants, including our very own Lobster Lo’Maine. The article, “Get Cozy and Get Cooking” by Caroline Praderio, begins on page 90 of the magazine. Lobster Lo’Maine is available in our restaurant, Academe at The Kennebunk Inn. We also recommend our Lobster […]

Lobster Lo’Maine: #3 on the Bangor Daily News’ List of Most Unique Lobster Dishes

Academe’s “Lobster Lo’Maine” was number three on the Bangor Daily News’ list of the eight most unique lobster dishes in Maine.  Lobster Lo’Maine was Chef Shanna O’Hea’s dish in the 2013 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year competition.  Lobster Lo’Maine is available nightly on Academe’s dinner menu and has quickly garnered a loyal local following.   […]

Our Lobster Pot Pie in Reader’s Digest

Academe’s signature dish, Maine Lobster Pot Pie received a nice mention in the July issue of Reader’s Digest. The July issue, “Best of America 2014” issue features an article on great American food festivals. The article is on page 40 of the magazine, or you can reach the online version using the text link above. […]

2014 Greater Kennebunks Restaurant Dining Guide

It’s always nice to be written up in the York County Coast Star’s annual restaurant and dining guide to the Greater Kennebunks (Kennebunk & Kennebunkport, Maine) – and it’s really wonderful if your restaurant makes the cover. This year, Shanna O’Hea, chef/owner of Academe restaurant at The Kennebunk Inn actually topped that. She quite literally […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters

Chefs Brian & Shanna O’Hea have been active participants in the “Cooking Matters Maine” program, part of Share Our Strength. Cooking Matters teaches Maine children the importance of nutrition, and provides hands-on cooking experiences and lessons for for children, young people and adults throughout Maine. In this article by Laura Dolce of the York County […]

Chef/Owner Shanna Horner O’Hea featured in “Powerful Women In Business” series

Shanna Horner O’Hea, Chef and Co-Owner of The Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant Academe is featured in the January edition of “He Eats – She Drinks” the online magazine for readers who enjoy fine food, good wine, and the gourmet lifestyle.  The in-depth article focuses on Shanna’s education, career, experiences and inspirations. Read “The Maine […]