Meredith Goad

Meredith Goad

Staff Writer

(207) 791-6332
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
On Twitter: @meredithgoad

Latest Articles by Meredith Goad

April 15, 2014

Soup to Nuts: Hatching local Peeps for Maine fans at Rosemont Markets

Traditionalists can savor hand-crafted versions as a strictly Easter-time treat.

April 15, 2014

‘The devil of Easter candy’ and other treats sweetmakers can’t resist

Local goodie makers confess their guilty pleasures.

April 12, 2014

Green Glossary Part 1: Definitions of farm-to-table food terms

April 10, 2014

Portland chef Shannon Bard loses on popular TV show ‘Beat Bobby Flay’

Bard, of Zapoteca, gets what she thinks is a lucky break, but her familiarity with an ingredient comes back to bite her.

April 8, 2014

Portland chef plunges into pressure-cooker of TV smackdown

Shannon Bard of Zapoteca will compete Thursday on ‘Beat Bobby Flay.’

April 8, 2014

Soup to Nuts: Local food entrepreneurs drawing a crowd of backers

When a bank says no, a crowdfunding site such as kickstarter might say yes.

April 5, 2014

How the farm-to-table movement took root in Maine

Over 60 some years, the farm-to-table and sea-to-table ethos has grown up.

April 1, 2014

Soup to Nuts: Books good enough to eat

Entries in the Edible Book Festival will be on display Friday night at the Portland Public Library.

Latest Blogs by Meredith Goad

April 17, 2014

A preview dinner from the new chef at Chebeague Island Inn

April 4, 2014

Pepperclub/Good Egg moving to new location

April 1, 2014

Maine Restaurants Ready to Rumble

March 24, 2014

Vote for Maine chefs in Food & Wine's "People's Best New Chef" competition

March 19, 2014 chooses 8 Mainers for its 2014 Rising Star Awards

March 17, 2014

Miyake Diner now serving breakfast & lunch - here's the menu

March 13, 2014

Butternut squash yogurt? Blue Hill savory yogurts are now in Maine.

March 10, 2014

Cease-and-Desist Nuts? New name for Little Bigs' tasty treats

March 5, 2014

Portland chef Shannon Bard competes against Bobby Flay April 10

March 5, 2014

American Homebrewers Association hosting rally at Allagash Brewing Co.