The Cheese Iron

Every now and then, Meredith and I take a little extra time for lunch, drive through the scenic Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough tidal flats, and make our way to one of our favorite lunch spots in the area, The Cheese Iron.

With an unbelievable spread of sandwiches, wines, charcuterie, and of course, cheeses, you’d expect the Cheese Iron to be wedged between shops and restaurants somewhere on Exchange Street in the Old Port, not slightly outside of town on Route One. Continue reading The Cheese Iron

Lunch at Sonny’s

As September blows on past, we are realizing that our opportunities to take Orvis along for Tuesday lunches are rapidly disappearing, so we decided that from here on out, weather permitting, every Tuesday lunch will be somewhere in town with outdoor seating – at least until we’re shivering too much to enjoy the meals. Sonny’s, on Exchange Street in the Old Port provides the requisite cafe seating, and since we’d already been meaning to give it a try, we rushed over to beat the rain yesterday, and enjoyed some tasty drinks (a Caiprinha for her, an Anchor Liberty Ale for … Continue reading Lunch at Sonny’s