Tuesday May 14, 2013 | 11:39 AM

From left: The Pomegranate Inn; chef and co-owner Michael Salmon of Hartstone Inn

It's nice to see two Maine B&Bs, The Pomegranate Inn in Portland and Hartstone Inn in Camden, included in a "Top 50 US Bed-and-Breakfasts For Food" slideshow on The Daily Meal.

These roundups don't always get the details quite right: The Pomegranate is now managed by Lark Hotels, so the "cheese blintz souffle with berry coulis" mentioned in the piece — a signature of former inn manager and chef Dana Moos (and included in her cookbook "The Art of Breakfast") — may no longer be on the breakfast menu.

But the "Chef for a Day" option at Hartstone cited by The Daily Meal is indeed available (and has been touted in The Boston Globe and Traditional Home magazine). For $325, you get 4 hours with chef and inn co-owner Michael Salmon, a signed copy of his cookbook, an apron, the day's menu and a food tasting. Dinner and accomodations are extra.

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Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.

Meredith can be contacted at 791-6332 or mgoad@pressherald.com
On Twitter: @meredithgoad


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