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Welcome Amenities For Dogs

Travel Tails

September 01, 2023

Preferred Travel magazine: Ted and Jiggs experience New England's pet friendly hotels & resorts, including Inn by the Sea, click thru to pg. 87-91 to Travel Tails.

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Trails & Nature Walks In Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Get Out & Explore- Trails in Cape Elizabeth

July 01, 2023

Get out and explore the beautiful trails & coastal nature walks in Cape Elizabeth! The ocean front Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth Maine, just 7 miles south of Portland, is surrounded by shoreline and rural gorgeousness! Scenic trails, unspoiled sand beaches, ocean cliff paths and quintessential Maine walks are plentiful.

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Far Niente Wine From Napa At Inn By The Sea

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea is passionate about wine!

December 07, 2022

In Sea Glass we are passionate about regionally sourced, handcrafted food but equally passionate about the world of wine.

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Sea Glass Restaurant Inn By The Sea Maine

Growing Greens Inside Portland's Trendiest Restaurants - Chefs Love Teenie Greenies®

October 20, 2016

Chef Andrew Chadwick handpicks baby pea sprout tendrils for his signature farmer's salad from a micro green garden growing inside his Sea Glass kitchen at Maines luxurious Inn by the Sea, just south of Portland. Baby beet tops, cilantro, spicy mizuna or tatsoi all grow in flats just at arms length from the chef thanks to the work of Saco farmers who plant and deliver newly sprouted herbs and micro greens right to his door. These Teenie Greenies are Cultivation Works newest social enterprise, which teaches adults with disabilities to grow fresh, healthy produce in a sustainable way.

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Inn By The Sea Garden Maine

Butterfly Friendly Gardens & Pampering High Fliers

March 31, 2017

Inn by the Sea, an inviting beach resort for both butterflies and people makes the comfort of their guests, which includes the endangered Monarch, a priority. The Inn is a designated Butterfly Waystation, offering butterflies as well as the inn's more traditional two legged guests, luxurious seaside accommodation and delectable local fare.

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Tulips In Field

10 Reasons to Visit Maine's Portland region this Spring

April 01, 2021

Travelers, ready to venture out, carefully ponder where to go first as getaways begin to open up.

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Beer At The Beach

Summer is Brewing! Inn by the Sea releases a summer beer

May 30, 2022

Summer is brewing! Kicking off the warm weather season with a cold brew, Inn by the Sea has just released a new signature beer for summer- Crescent Sands- created for them by South Portland neighbor Foulmouthed Brewing.

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Umbrellas On The Beach At Inn By The Sea

Inn by the Sea, 2021 winner in USA Today’s 10Best Awards

August 27, 2021

Maine’s luxurious Inn by the Sea is a 3-time winner in the 2021 USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards for Best Eco-Friendly Hotel, Best Luxury Hotel, and Best Waterfront Hotel.

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Private Boardwalk From The Ocean

Maine’s Inn by the Sea Powered by Renewable, Clean Energy

November 01, 2023

Inn by the Sea is now exclusively powered by renewable, clean energy for the hotel’s electrical needs. 100% of the Inn’s electricity is now sourced from a NEXAMP community solar farm located in South Thomaston, Maine. The addition of local solar power is seen by the Inn staff as yet another significant step towards sustainability and environmental responsibility at the property.

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Dog At Inn By The Sea

VIP's (Very Important Pets, and foster dogs) Welcome at Inn by the Sea

April 01, 2022

Inn by the Sea has welcomed dogs for over 25 years with complimentary stays, water bowls, beach towels, cozy L.L Bean dog blankets, and handmade treats at turn down. For the past 6 years, the Inn has opened it's doors to foster dogs, offering a temporary home, until adopted, to rescues from Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

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Habitat Restoration With Goats

Inn By The Sea Achieves USA TODAY 10Best Eco- Friendly Hotel

August 25, 2023

Inn By The Sea Achieves USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award 2023 for Best Eco- Friendly Hotel.

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The Sea Glass Restaurant Maine

Veg Out! Sea Glass Chef Chadwick celebrates winter vegetables

January 30, 2017

Inn by the Sea's Chef, Andrew Chadwick is having a winter love affair with vegetables- not that he is about to forsake local seafood, native lobster or beef on the Sea Glass menu. Instead, he simply hopes to showcase the form and flavor of vegetables in a new light, rethinking traditional presentations and moving vegetables from almost invisible for protein, to the center plate.

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Spa Treatments In Maine

5 Sea Inspired SPA Treatments for the Ultimate Maine Experience

June 23, 2016

Maine inspired SPA treatments at the ocean front Inn by the Sea, just 7 miles south of Portland, unleash the scents and healing powers of the ocean, offering up wellness benefits and a complete Maine coast experience.

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2 Bedroom Beach Suite

Inn by the Sea achieves health security verification from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide

March 25, 2021

Maine’s Inn by the Sea achieves health security verification from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide. The comprehensive facility verification that reviews over 360 safety and cleanliness protocols helps ensure that guests and travel planners can book with confidence at properties that have appropriate health safety procedures in place.

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Tea Cup

Afternoon Tea by the Sea

April 01, 2024

Sea Glass Chef David Brown’s afternoon tea offers a delectable way to spend time with friends and family in a comfortably relaxed, luxurious ocean view setting at Inn by the Sea.

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Sommelier In Portland, Maine Area

The Sommelier is in!

June 07, 2018

Wine whisperer Donald Linscott is at home in the intimate Sea Glass lounge or al fresco deck at Inn by the Sea where he is both Sommelier and caretaker of the Inns deep and varied cellar. Not only does Linscott de mystify the many labels offered at the Inn, he offers tips & suggests wine pairings for Chef Chadwick's menu selections in Sea Glass restaurant.

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Inn By The Sea Near Portland Maine

Gardeners are the Ultimate Optimists

May 01, 2024

Patience & a healthy dose of optimism are part of a gardeners' tool kit says Derrick Daly, head gardener at Inn by the Sea, as he looks forward to a proliferation of color from spring bulbs & offers planting tips.

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Inn By The Sea Butterfly Garden

Beyond Green at Inn by the Sea

March 01, 2024

As a member of Beyond Green, Inn by the Sea is committed to both outstanding hospitality and environmental responsibility, blending luxury, service and exceptional guest stays with sustainability and community support, minimizing impacts of operations with ecofriendly initiatives and an appreciation of all things local. Programs at Inn by the Sea share the soul of their seaside location with guests, connecting them to the surrounding community and the Inn’s natural coastal environment.

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Ice Bar At Inn By The Sea

Seafood Celebration and Ice Bar

February 01, 2024

Annual Seafood Celebration & Ice Bar. Join us for Inn by the Sea's annual Ice Bar and outdoor Seafood Celebration! Our Chef will serve up hot seafood from the grill or chilled features such as Oysters and Little necks, accompanied by Bubbles or specialty drinks at the Ice bar.

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Day Spas Near Portland, Maine

Post Holiday Wellness tips - that are easy!

January 01, 2024

Start the New Year on the right foot. Here are simple Post Holiday Wellness tips from the ocean front Inn by the Sea, to do just that.

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Christmas Giving Tree With Sled

Holiday Happenings

December 01, 2023

Celebrate the season with a delicious meal or festive holiday happenings including Brunch with Santa, Inn by the Sea Giving Tree,  Books for a Booking, Holiday Wreath making, Nature Walks or Cookie and Ornament decorating. Inn by the Sea embraces the season with regionally inspired getaway experiences that offer a sense of joy for the holidays.

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Inn By The Sea Historical Photo

History of Inn by the Sea

October 01, 2023

History of Inn by the Sea. Inn by the Sea is located on the site of the former Crescent Beach Inn, but the seaside site has welcomed visitors to Maine for over a century.

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Clam Bake At Inn By The Sea CBK

al fresco dining

June 01, 2023

Chef Brown’s quintessential New England Clam Bakes and relaxed new dining venue, CBK, celebrate summer with al fresco dining and delectable seasonal menus with a backdrop of Atlantic views.

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Chairs Outside SPA Cabana Inn By The Sea Boutique Hotel

Cabanas by the Sea

May 01, 2023

Cabanas by the Sea- Unwind as you soak up ocean breezes with an exclusive, private hideaway experience. Guests may now reserve a private oasis for the day, located on the east end lawn our cabanas offer a tranquil daytime experience, perfect for couples.

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Two Goats Eating Knotweed At Inn By The Sea

People, Planet, Profit at Inn by the Sea

April 22, 2023

Luxury comes naturally at Inn by the Sea with a unique approach to hospitality inspired by our natural coastal surroundings. The Inn is committed to offering outstanding hospitality, community support and environmental responsibility, blending luxury, service and exceptional guest stays with sustainability, minimizing impacts of operations with eco friendly initiatives and an appreciation of all things local. Programs at Inn by the Sea connect the guest to both community, sustainability and our coastal environment.

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Ed Douglas Mythic Triptych

A Visual Feast

December 01, 2022

Art enthusiasts don't need to visit the hallowed galleries of a museum to get their cultural fix- Inn by the Sea's museum quality art offers guests a visual feast as they enjoy a meal in Sea Glass or a cocktail by the fire.

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Chef Headshot Seaglass Restaurant

Chef Andrew Chadwick is named Chef of the Year

September 09, 2022

Sea Glass Chef Andrew Chadwick is named Chef of the Year by the state's hospitality Association, Hospitality Maine.

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Apples On Tree Inn By The Sea

Apple Picking in Maine

August 31, 2022

Autumn in New England is spectacular with warm days, cool nights and brilliant foliage- one of our favorite fall activities is to go apple picking at one of the family farms nearby.

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Portland Lobsterman At Inn By The Sea

Experience Authentic Maine

July 12, 2022

Experience Authentic Maine: Inn by the Sea has a celebrated appreciation for their natural surroundings as well as their community of artisans, farmers, vendors, chefs and spirit makers. We combine a visit to the Inn with seasonal experiences that connect visitors to quintessential Maine, sharing the soul of our location and leaving guests with a renewed understanding of the state.

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Hospitality For Humanity

Inn by the Sea Raises $11,000 for Habitat for Humanity

June 01, 2022

Summer is brewing! Kicking off the warm weather season with a cold brew, Inn by the Sea has just released a new signature beer for summer- Crescent Sands- created for them by South Portland neighbor Foulmouthed Brewing.

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8 Maine Lighthouses close to Cape Elizabeth

February 28, 2022

There are 3,478 miles of shoreline in Maine and historically that shoreline was protected by 65 active lighthouses. Maine lighthouses have played an important role in the history and wellbeing of our coastal communities. When visiting Cape Elizabeth there are several lights that can easily be reached by car.

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Winter Nights At Inn By The Sea

In giving, receive!

December 01, 2021

Spread some warmth and inspiration this December! Inn by the Sea's holiday calendar is filled with seasonal events that support local schools, provide new warm clothes for neighbors and help feed hungry Maine kids. Join us in supporting some terrific community programs in the spirit of giving this holiday season, and receive a little something for yourself as thanks.

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Fire Lounge Tables At Inn By The Sea

Bring on the heat this winter at Inn by the Sea

November 27, 2021

At Inn by the Sea celebrate chill days and cozy nights with nightly campfire s’mores making, hot toddies served around ocean view fire tables and- after a day outside- there’s nothing better than a little après next to some indoor flames.

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Goats Eating Knotweed At Inn By The Sea

Goats taking a bite out of invasive plants

July 30, 2021

Hardworking Scapegoats have been taking a bite out of invasive plants in Crescent Beach Park. Inn by the Sea and Crescent Beach State Park are collaborating on finding a green solution to some of the exotic invasive plants that have taken over parts of the State Park.

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Beach At Inn By The Sea In Summer

5 Sand Beaches minutes from Portland

June 28, 2021

5 Sand Beaches minutes from Portland- Maine’s best-guarded secret may be that the first 30 miles of the state’s southern coastline is home to dozens of scenic, wide sand ocean beaches, most with public access. Famous for rocky shorelines and historic lighthouses it surprises many visitors to learn that from Kittery to Freeport there are long, soft sand beaches perfect for sunbathing, swimming and even surfing. Five of our favorite, and rarely crowded beaches, are at our doorstep at Inn by the Sea, and just minutes from Portland.

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SPA Cababas Inn By The Sea With Ocean

Massage al fresco!

May 27, 2021

Massage al fresco! SPA at Inn by the Sea has moved their massage tables outside to take advantage of fresh sea breezes and nature's surround sound. Two new SPA cabanas sit on the edge of the lawn overlooking the Atlantic and are now taking reservations for outdoor massage.

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Silver LEED(R) Certified Spa Addition At Inn By The Sea

SPA- The cure for midwinter blues!

January 01, 2021

SPA- The cure for midwinter blues! The “happy hormone” is the mid-winter cure we all need! Luckily for SPA goers, Serotonin, the happy hormone that elevates your mood and state of mind, is released during massage. Serotonin is a chemical benefit of massage, but there are other well documented therapeutic and health advantages as well. And the simple act of disconnecting from the world for a short time can also be highly regenerative, according to the Supervisor at SPA at Inn by the Sea.

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Pasta Dinner At Seaglass Restaurant

Very Special Daily Specials TO GO

December 11, 2020

Chef Chadwick creates a unique & very affordable culinary experience with daily specials TO GO for Foodies who continue to crave restaurant-quality food at home with the same diversity of flavors that had become mainstream before the pandemic.

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Giving Tree In Lounge At Christmas Holiday

The Gift is in the giving

November 13, 2020

The gift is in the giving! Get those feel good vibes going this holiday season when you join Inn by the Sea in supporting some terrific community programs in the spirit of giving. The Inn's holiday calendar is filled with seasonal events that support local schools, provide new warm clothes & toys for neighbors and help feed hungry Maine kids

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Foodie Trends 2021 Maine

Foodie Trends 2021

October 27, 2020

Foodie Trends 2021. In the era of COVID some food trends suddenly vanished while others were catapulted into the forefront. Sea Glass Chef Chadwick at Inn by the Sea offers his take on what’s here to stay and what will go.

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Inn By The Sea Remote Work

A Sea Change for Remote Work or School this Fall

September 01, 2020

As employees continue to work from home, or parents start another term of homeschooling, Inn by the Sea is offering a sea change of scenery with our home away from home package for remote work or home schooling.  Find that elusive work/life balance when you work or teach at the shore! Receive a 20% discount on extended stays over 7 days, plus a $50 property credit.

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Massage Near Portland, Maine

De Stress!

August 06, 2020

De Stress! From massage that replicates the ebb and flow of the ocean to more traditional Deep Tissue or Swedish options, SPA at Inn by the Sea offers restorative therapies for uncertain times.

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Blue Fin Tasting At Sea Glass Restaurant


July 28, 2020

While there are plenty of fish in the sea only a select few can rise to the level of quality and freshness of Sashimi grade seafood according to Sea Glass Chef Andrew Chadwick . Operating on a dock off Commercial Street in Portland, Gulf of Maine Sashimi works with regional fishermen who have been trained in Japanese ike jime practices to preserve the flavor and texture of the seafood from the moment the fish is taken out of the water all the way through processing.

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Historic Lighthouses Near Portland Maine

5 Historic Maine Lighthouses near Portland

July 14, 2020

There are over 60 picturesque and historic lighthouses along Maine's miles of pristine coastline, but when visiting Portland or Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, there are 5 lights that can easily be reached in minutes.

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Enjoy An Ocean View At Sea Glass Restaurant Inn By The Sea

Al fresco!

June 05, 2020

New England summers offer short lived magical evenings to sip refreshing cocktails, take in the ocean view and enjoy Sea Glass Chef Andrew Chadwick’s summer menu al fresco on the ocean view lawn or deck at Inn by the Sea.

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Ocean Views Portland Maine

Culture Fix

May 14, 2020

Culture Fix- With ocean views, captivating cuisine and stylish resort accommodations Inn by the Sea also doubles as a gallery for museum quality art.

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Planting To Sustain The Local Eco System

Planting for Wildlife

April 24, 2020

Gardens add beauty to your property, but they can also sustain local eco systems with just a bit of planning. The arrival of spring is the perfect time to amend your garden to be wildlife and butterfly friendly according to Inn by the Sea’s head gardener, Derrick Daly.

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Sea Glass Restaurant To Go Orders

Sea Glass Provisions

March 26, 2020

When you order a to "go meal" for curb side pick up you can now add Sea Glass provisions that may be hard to find. Everything from Chef Chadwick's culinary creations such as his renowned Alfredo sauce , to pasta, to TP! Hard to find items from our pantry to yours!

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Cocktails with Back Stories

March 13, 2020

Just like high fashion, cocktail trends come and go. “I see today’s cocktails as updated versions of the traditional ones but presented with a contemporary twist," says Shayne Conlon, Food & Beverage Director at Inn by the Sea. "Guests enjoy the fun of tapping into a nostalgic vibe through cocktails with backstories."

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Restaurants Near Portland, Maine

Dessert as Essential

February 21, 2020

Having a sweet tooth is almost universal, yet dessert is the most overlooked course at most restaurants. But not at Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea where Pastry Chef Rie Kizaki’s game changing techniques and vibrant, colorful ingredients have elevated dessert as essential to any meal.

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Portland, Maine Weddings

Wedding Trends 2020

January 13, 2020

Personalization and celebrating what’s special about your relationship are the big wedding trends for 2020.  Brides and grooms are throwing out the rule book and doing it their way! Not feeling tied to tradition, brides are changing everything from floras to cakes to dress choices according to Hana Suessenguth, Wedding planner at Inn by the Sea.

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Inn By The Sea Coastal Winter Retreat Maine

Coastal Winter Retreat

December 05, 2019

It’s a Leap Year! Use the gift of an extra day to recharge with mindful workshops hosted by SPA at Inn by the Sea- We invite you to the serenity of the beach in winter for a Coastal Winter Retreat February 28-March 1, 2020.

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Spirited Cuisine

October 16, 2019

Innovative craft cocktails paired with creative fare makes for an intoxicating experience in Sea Glass Lounge at Inn by the Sea. Move over wine menus- Chef Chadwick and mixologist Shayne Conlon are creating spirited cuisine with innovative food and craft cocktail pairings with new flavor combinations and unexpected ingredients

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Farm To Fork, Tide To Table Cape Farm Alliance Benefit Dinner

Gifts from the Sea and Land

September 27, 2019

Hyper local sourcing was the focus for Chef Chadwick’s Farm to Fork, Tide to Table Cape Farm Alliance benefit dinner at Inn by the Sea in September, The Chef highlighted Gifts from the Sea and Land as he brought the freshness of Cape Elizabeth fields and ocean directly to diners’ plates at a benefit dinner for the Cape Farm Alliance. Everything served at the multi course dinner had been grown or caught in Cape Elizabeth.

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Summer Classics in Sea Glass

July 18, 2019

Freshly reworked, legacy concepts make up Chef Chadwick's summer menu in ocean view Sea Glass Restaurant. Simply put- If it isn't a beloved summer dish, it didn't make the menu. While the offerings are traditional, Chef Chadwick and his team add a modern spin by mixing it up with inventive takes on the classics.

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Salad Days

May 03, 2019

Salad Days- Transitioning from winter comfort food to lighter fare doesn't have to mean consuming piles of boring leafy greens - Chef Andrew Chadwick creates a delectable no leaf salad environment in Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea with fresh, delicious ingredients packed with nutrients- these leafless salads will change your mind about shaping up for spring!

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Vegan Food Near Portland, Maine

Elegant Vegan Cuisine for Plant Lovers

February 13, 2019

Inn by the Sea is somewhat of a novelty to the boutique hotel industry. The Inn's small in-house restaurant, Sea Glass, serves up a different, artfully crafted, vegan option, every single evening- perfect for those who love plant based cuisine.

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Winter Inn Escape Maine

Fresh Start to a Better You Wellness Weekend

January 02, 2019

Wellness Weekend- Getaway to the tranquility of the coast & recharge with mindful workshops hosted by SPA at Inn by the Sea February 22-24, 2019. Embrace the serenity and mindfulness of the Wellness movement. Clear your mind, reinvigorate, connect to the natural environment and completely reset.

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Weddings At Inn By The Sea Near Portland, Maine

'Tis the season- for engagements!

December 03, 2018

Engagement season is on! From Thanksgiving to Valentines the holidays are a popular time to pop the question. If you said yes, it's time to start planning how you are going to celebrate true love.

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Spa Weekend Near Portland, Maine

'Tis the Season....Holiday DIY SPA Treatments

November 06, 2018

Inn by the Sea's SPA Director shares 3 simple recipes for seasonally sensational scrubs- perfect for gift giving- Holiday DIY SPA treatments.

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Local Cuisine In Portland, Maine

Fall Flavors in Sea Glass

October 15, 2018

Dining experiences are influenced by culinary concepts that take over the food scene for a short time. Chef Andrew Chadwick creates fabulous fall flavors using the best 2018 trends for his new menu in Sea Glass.

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Bars On Crescent Beach In Maine

Boozie Smoothies & Other Cocktail Trends

September 18, 2018

There's a cocktail revolution going on says Sea Glass Food and Beverage Director Shayne Conlon. Bartenders are using improved ingredients and have mastered techniques that give customers good reason to settle in next to the fire with creatively conceived drinks.

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Gardening Tips Maine

Getting to the Root of It...5 Garden Trends

August 15, 2018

Getting to the root of it....From edible gardens to moving grasses, Maine's Inn by the Sea head gardener Derrick Daly digs out 5 hot garden trends.

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Summer Season Menu Sea Glass Restaurant Maine

Summer Sea Glass Menus

July 16, 2018

Long hot days and endless sunlit evenings call for lots of fresh, light fare to satisfy the hot and hangry. Sea Glass Chef Andrew Chadwick's summer menu is filled with hyper-local options from surrounding farms and sea, sure to quell those hangrys*.

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Culinary Trends In 2018

Sizzling 2018 Culinary Trends

May 04, 2018

EATERIE's 2018 list of emerging culinary trends and the National Restaurant Association's Hot List offer a tasty preview of menu items foodies will be raving about all year long. Chef Chadwick has the hottest trends covered on his new spring menu in Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea, Maine, as well as a smattering of enhancements for more traditional fare.

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Beach Suites With Ocean View Near Portland, Maine

Suite Dreams!

April 18, 2018

Ten direct ocean view suites will open at Inn by the Sea on the coast of Maine just in time for the 2018 summer season according to Michael Briggs, the Inn's General Manager. The complete rebuild, which was taken back to the studs, celebrates the character of the Inns seaside setting with exquisite decor, Atlantic views and elegant hospitality.

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Inn By The Sea Local Spirits

A bar where everybody knows your name

March 21, 2018

Finding that perfect watering hole is hard with choices from beer hall to uber elegant hostelry. Locals in the know enjoy the almost secret, intimate bar at Inn by the Sea... and it's off the beaten track autumn through spring.

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Chef Chadwick Cooking At James Beard NYC

Maine to Manhattan! Cooking at James Beard NYC

February 16, 2018

Touting a brand new, regionally sourced winter menu in Sea Glass restaurant, Inn by the Sea's Chef Andrew Chadwick announces he will bring that Taste of Maine to Manhattan when he debuts his Maine Made menu at the legendary James Beard House in New York on April 5.

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Winter At Inn By The Sea Maine

6 Tune Ups for Mid-Winter Wellness

February 06, 2018

February is the month of romance, but between holiday hangovers and short dark days it takes creativity to keep spirits up in winters coldest month. 6 quick & realistic suggestions to re-calibrate moods and tune up our winter wellness in minutes from Inn by the Sea's SPA Director, Bobbie Arsenault.

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Coastal Weddings Near Portland, Maine

You're Engaged...Now What?

January 09, 2018

The Question was popped and you said yes- you're engaged! now what? Here's 5 things to do after an engagement. According to the wedding planner at Maine's ocean front Inn by the Sea, located on a mile of sandy beach , there are some simple guidelines to follow to ensure the success of your big day.

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Best Night Out!

November 29, 2017

You deserve a great night out this holiday season! Between shopping and holiday parties December is frenzied. Admit it- you could use a great night out! Put your feet up by the fire with a signature cocktail at Inn by the Sea, and let the Sea Glass Chefs do the cooking- just relax and forget those holiday lists for a few hours!

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Giving Tree At Inn By The Sea

Gifts that Give back

November 21, 2017

From Thanksgiving through New Years an annual Giving Tree graces the fireplace lounge at Inn by the Sea, decorated with cheery handmade ornaments created by students. Inn guests and community are invited to generously trade the ornaments for new, warm articles of clothing for less fortunate neighbors. The Inn also supports a culture of reading in local schools by purchasing new books that open doors to learning through their Books for a Booking program.

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Spas In Portland Maine

Get Your Beauty on this Fall!

October 25, 2017

As the temperature dips, it's time to get your beauty on with these 6 simple autumn routines to rejuvenate and be ready for the holidays!

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Where To Get Impossible Burger At A Restaurant Maine

Inn by the Sea debuts Impossible Burgers

September 22, 2017

This Tuesday, Sept. 26 Portland area residents can be the first in the state to bite into the now famous bleeding Impossible veggie burger by visiting Inn by the Sea. The uber popular plant based patty, which creates long wait lines in LA & New York, will be available for the first time in Maine, exclusively at Sea Glass restaurant at Inn by the Sea.

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Vegan Restaurants Near Portland, Maine

Vegan dishes even carnivores love!

August 30, 2017

Chef Chadwick celebrates delicious healthy & ethical eating in Sea Glass Vegan dishes just got trendy. According to Google searches, plant based diets have taken over the top search spot from gluten free, and last year Google Trends saw a whopping 90% increase in vegan searches. The appeal of vegan menu options has grown well beyond catering to the traditional guest who avoided meat for ethical or environmental reasons to include much broader interests in clean and healthy lifestyle trends, said Sea Glass Executive Chef Andrew Chadwick.

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Chef Andrew Chadwick Sea Glass

What's Hot! Summer Restaurant Trends

July 25, 2017

Chefs and food writers rank some of the hottest national restaurant trends annually. Chef Chadwick at Sea Glass restaurant at Inn by the Sea has all the sizzling 2017 restaurant trends covered on his summer menus, as well as incorporating some perennial culinary favorites.

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Get the Dirt on Gardening!

June 22, 2017

The ocean front Inn by the Sea has a variety of landscapes to explore. Get all the dirt on gardening every Thursday at 10AM with the Inn's head gardener, Derrick Daly, as he explores an indigenous landscape, a rewilding and habitat restoration, and seaside centerpiece gardens. Daly is a magician with soil! Visitors, who dig with Derrick tap into years of planting and wildlife knowledge as they learn about 3 very different landscapes at the Inn.

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2017 Restaurant Trends

What's Hot! - 2017 Spring Restaurant Trends

March 31, 2017

Every year Chefs and food writers rank some of the hottest national restaurant trends. Chef Chadwick's seasonal menus at Sea Glass restaurant have this years sizzling 2017 restaurant trends covered, as well as incorporating some perennial culinary favorites.

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Tea by the Sea

March 31, 2017

The Chef's unique take on afternoon tea in Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea marries English tradition with Maine fare in a comfortably relaxed, luxurious setting. Unlike an English tea, Chef Chadwick is serving up two menus that pair Atlantic views with his own, delicately balanced combinations of sweet and savory Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons. The Maine Tea is a very local spin on British tradition!

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Maurice Freedman Pemaquid Lobster

Inn with Art: on walls and plates!

November 16, 2016

While the permanent art collection hanging in Sea Glass restaurant at Inn by the Sea is created with oil or acrylic, Chef Andrew Chadwick plates culinary masterpieces, filled with color and texture, everyday in his kitchen. The Chef's artistic inspirations don't have the durable quality of a painting, but are momentary marvels- limited to the short time a guest takes to appreciate his meal before eating it. At the same time Inn by the Sea's new art installation by renowned regional artists, defines the area through diverse lenses. Guests in Sea Glass enjoy art on walls and plates!

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