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Great Maine Food


Down East Magazine’s Great Maine Food – A Coastal Guide
Everyone, especially those of you with a culinary gene, will love this iPad app that features the exotic foods of Maine and provides the latest, updated information about the hottest eateries in the coastal areas of the state. Great Maine Food has over 100 recipes ranging from piquant appetizers to mouth-watering desserts (lobster gets its own section) that will make your taste buds tingle!

Maine Food for the iPad, was developed by CulinartMedia for Down East Magazine, part of the Down East multimedia company based in Rockport, Maine, devoted to celebrating "Maine at its Best." Founded in 1954, the company’s flagship publication, Down East: The Magazine of Maine, is synonymous with the state itself and today ranks as Maine's premier magazine, with more than 400,000 readers around the world. To find out more about Down East please click on the following link:
www.downeast.com/about/downeastenterprises/company




For those planning a visit to Maine, Great Maine Food serves as a comprehensive guide to the restaurants, specialty stores, wineries and breweries, culinary events, inns with dining and cooking schools throughout the Southern Coast, Greater Portland, Midcoast and Acadia. And for those who have just returned home after a memorable trip to Maine, the app helps you relive the joy with the Maine recipes your taste buds long for. And if you haven't been there yet, you will certainly get your bags packed once you download this app and try some of the recipes.
Great Maine Food has a host of interesting features that are bound to attract both culinary novices and experts alike. All recipes come with a list of ingredients, illustrations, preparation times, cooking times and levels of difficulty. The ones that you find the most appealing can be added to your menu, list of favorites and even your shopping list.




Great Maine Food
Food App Award: Best Navigation
Food App Award: Best Food Locator App (Local)
Available on the App Store


Some of the salient features of this app are:

  • All Recipes are illustrated
  • An ingredient calculator that lets you know the quantity of ingredients to be used based on the number of people you are serving
  • Ability to add notes to the recipes
  • An inbuilt cooking timer
  • Easy addition of recipes to the menu, list of favorites and shopping list
  • Photographs and definitions of ingredients
  • Sharing recipes via Facebook and e-mail
  • Preparing invites for special events by including the menu
  • Instructional videos that provide cooking tips and step-wise recipe preparation
  • Google map with restaurants, inns with dining and wineries and breweries clearly marked
  • Shopping list generation by combining all the recipes that have been added to the list
  • “Editor’s Pick” recommendations


This app is a tourist's delight as it provides regularly updated details on culinary experiences that are not to be missed while in Maine. For the perfect dining experience – be it upscale fine dining, family style dining, seaside dining or local pub food – the app profiles and highlights the details of Maine’s finest foodie destinations. Check out the list of specialty stores in the locality so that you don't miss out on gourmet chocolates, sandwiches, soups, cookies, tarts, sauces, brownies, frozen cookies and other delicacies.

The app also gives you a list of cooking schools and other culinary opportunities in the area. Getting all your info from Great Maine Food, you can extend your stay in Maine and expand your culinary experience by signing up for private lessons or weekend classes that cover a wide range of territory; from the basic techniques of cooking to learning how to prepare five course dinners with regional executive chefs. You could even try your hand at bread baking or wood-oven cooking!

Developed by Culinart Media for Down East, the Magazine of Maine, Great Maine Food – just launched in the iTunes App Store – is already creating a culinary stir and, for blurring the line between the senses and technology, generating a buzz. Download this app for a luscious cooking experience that will leave you savoring the flavors of Maine.



  • Released: June 29, 2011
  • Rated: 4+
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPad with IOS 3.222 or later
  • Size: 727 MB
  • Price: $ 4.99
Available on the App Store
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