Print Articles Archive

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

“Ghouls Gone Wild” – Dispatch Magazine

Dispatch Magazine’s September/October issue lists New England’s “13 Best Places To Run Into A Ghost.” The Kennebunk Inn is number three on the list for our resident ghost, Silas.

Our Maine Lobster White Pizza make “The O List” in October’s “O” The Oprah Winfrey Magazine

Our Lobster White Pizza with Truffle Oil Drizzle has been a favorite ever since we added it to the menu at our restaurant Academe several years ago. The pizza has a magical combination of flavors: creamy Havarti and mozzarella cheeses, spinach, roasted tomatoes, truffle oil, and of course, fresh – never frozen – Maine lobster. […]

Academe’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Shortcake in the Portland Press Herald’s “Strawberry Edition”

Mid to late June marks Strawberry Season here in Maine.  Chef Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn likes to take advantage of the fresh, sweet taste of ripe locally grown strawberries in her desserts. A favorite is Strawberry & Rhubarb Shortcake with Fresh Whipped Cream. This wonderful dessert special is a great way […]

Recipe: Strawberry & Rhubarb Shortcake with Fresh Whipped Cream

When it comes to a dessert that evokes the fresh flavors of summer, it’s hard to think of anything that tops Strawberry & Rhubarb Shortcake. The combination of sweet, fresh, local strawberries, tart rhubarb and smooth, fluffy whipped cream cannot be beat. Serve on a homemade biscuit and you have a home-run of a summer […]

The Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern Weighs In On The Kennebunk Inn

Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern had some very complimentary things to say about our Kennebunk Inn restaurant in his column for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine (Minneapolis / St. Paul Minnesota) and in his food blog on their site. Mr. Zimmern’s father lives in Maine, so he knows a thing or two about good lobster dishes. We […]

Academe Gets an “A” For Effort Maine Restaurant Week

The good people at showed us some love for our entries in the 2013 Maine Restaurant Week “Signature Event” to benefit The United Way of Portland, Maine. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea entered her playful take on “Cookies & Milk” in the dessert competition, while her husband Chef/Owner Brian O’Hea and The Kennebunk Inn’s head bartender, […]

Kennebunk Inn Chefs & Bartenders at Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event

Chef Shanna O’Hea, Chef Brian O’Hea and The Kennebunk Inn’s top mixologist Adrian Trudeau participated in the 2013 Maine Restaurant Week “Signature Event” at Prime Mercedes in Scarborough, Maine on Sunday evening, March 10, 2013.  The event, with 500 guests in attendance, benefited the United Way of Portland, Maine. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea represented Academe at […]

Our Signature Lobster Pot Pie is Featured in the February Issue of Oprah Winfrey’s “O” Magazine

Gayle King, Editor-at-Large of Oprah Winfrey’s “O” Magazine tells how she had always been a “cake girl” until she tasted our Lobster Pot Pie in the February 2013 issue of the magazine. Learn more about our lobster pot pie, lobster pizza, lobster rolls and other New England favorites at our sister site,     […]