Friday April 25th 2014

5 questions with...

Mary Allen Lindemann

Mary Allen Lindemann

"know just how good we really can be"

Mary Allen Lindemann Mary Allen Lindemann, owner of Coffee By Design, has plenty of "survival stories" from her time as a kid on Chebeague Island.

Jason Anthony

Jason Anthony

south-of-Canada That's exactly what Maine is

Jason Anthony Author Jason Anthony's most-recent work, Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day, and Other Stories of Antarctic Cuisine, offers a culinary history and narrative of Antarctica. He probably knows a bit about cuisine in Bristol, too, since he lives there with his wife, singer-songwriter Heather Hardy. Follow his blog at www.albedoimages.com/blog

Larry Matthews

Larry Matthews

Surfing & Yosaku That's this chef's ideal Maine day

Larry Matthews Larry Matthews is chef/owner of Portland's Back Bay Grill. And a surfing, snowboarding, seventh-generation Mainer.

Brett Wickard, Bull Moose

Brett Wickard, Bull Moose

Natural, thoughtful, resolute That's Brett's Maine

Brett Wickard, Bull Moose Brett Wickard came to Maine for college. Lucky for us, he decided to stick around and start a music & book store known as Bull Moose. Things have gone well and Bull Moose recently opened store No. 11 in South Portland.

Eva Matteson

Eva Matteson

Thriving in winter That's what makes a Mainer

Eva Matteson Eva Matteson lives on Munjoy Hill, digs the water, and is known to stretch out into warrior pose while on top of a paddleboard. But you probably know her best as a morning show co-host on Coast 93.1

Jed Rathband

Jed Rathband

Tight, real, right That's Jed's Maine

Jed Rathband Portlander Jed Rathband, who works in real estate and lives in East Bayside, has called Maine home for dang near a decade. And he knows that living life on a smaller scale doesn't mean depriving yourself of anything.

Claire Jeffers

Claire Jeffers

"three month break from NYC" Claire's stay has lasted longer.

Claire Jeffers Claire Jeffers of Portland wears several different hats at any given time: server, cook, babysitter, photographer, editor and writer. If someone out there has an idea as to how she can better streamline her income, please let her know.

Kristen Smith

Kristen Smith

Wearing shorts in January That's what makes a Mainer

Kristen Smith Kristen digs Maine. She's the Brand Ambassador for Planet Dog and the Executive Director of Planet Dog Foundation, helping others dig Maine, too.

Chrystie Vachon

Chrystie Vachon

Crisp. Gorgeous. Home. What's she talkin' 'bout?

Chrystie Vachon Chrystie Vachon isn't just some regular mom that coupons to save money. She's a savvy tightwad who is hell bent on changing the face of smart spending. Learn from her on her website ilovetogossip and her blog Smart Spending, right here on mainetoday.com.

Clare Morin

Clare Morin

Pure karmic appearance See what place Clare is describing

Clare Morin Clare Morin is a British-born, Hong Kong-raised writer and creative marketing consultant. She is the Marketing Director of the Portland-Beijing firm, Fox Intercultural Consulting, the editor of the annual Time Out Hong Kong Art Guide, and can sometimes be found teaching Buddhist meditation in the East End.