July 18, 2012 Today’s Portland Press Herald has a nice review of Fresh From Maine, 2nd Edition, by Meredith Goad featuring:
Bar Lola, Petite Jacqueline, and Oxford House Inn here http://www.pressherald.com/life/foodanddining/cookbook-corner_2012-07-18...with further mention of wider geographical reach and wider cooking styles.
Goad reviewed Drinking In Maine in her blogpost here http://www.pressherald.com/blogs/mainealacarte/162789566.html featuring Sweetgrass Farm, Brian Hill and Francine Bistro, Hugo’s Basil Gimlet, Trattoria Athena’s Bluezo made with Wyman’s blueberry juice, and Bartlett's Spirit of Maine Old Fashioned with the recipe below.
Also mentioned are Allagash Brewing, Urban Farm Fermentory, and Maine Mead Works.
Of course, both pieces feature Russ’s fabulous photographs and mention how lush the books are.
July 5, 2012: Fresh From Maine, 2nd Edition, is here! 24 chefs, their stories, challenges, secrets, and triumphs, and more than 80 recipes, half of them new to this edition and brought to life by Russell French, capturing the true bounty of this land and its waters.