Blaze, the newest wood-fired pizza restaurant in Bar Harbor, brings high quality toppings to a somewhat lackluster crust. Here's hoping they fire things up for next season.
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With 21 pre-composed pizzas and a list of more than 50 vegetable, meat, and sauce options, Geddy's in Bar Harbor, Maine, makes it tempting to build the Dagwood of pizzas. Most of the flavor combinations work incredibly well despite the over-the-top, let's-pile-it-all-on approach.
When really great bakers like brother Ron and Andrew Siegel decide to make the leap from bread to pizza, good things can happen.Slightly sour, very flavorful, lightly seasoned, and wonderfully smoky, it's got flavor where it counts. The menu bills the pizzas as "Neapolitan inspired," and that's an apt description. Certainly they don't easily fall into any category I'm aware of.
Old Orchard Beach, located on the inner side of Saco Bay in Maine, gets points for having an arcade with skeeball, a ferris wheel on the water, soft sand, a pedestrian-friendly pier jutting out, and perhaps most of all, this pizza receptacle. We didn't actually eat any pizza at OOB (had to save room for lobster rolls) but appreciated their compassion for the environment and the volume of pizza they must consume to necessitate such a thing. And they aren't alone...
The "Sicilian Slabs" at Micucci Grocery Store in Portland, ME are a "geography" of primary colors: puffy red peaks, creamy chasms of white cheese, and charred black bubbles of crust.
Pizza in the state of Maine can be divided into three primary categories: the longstanding local state-wide chains that have been serving pizza to hungry Mainers for generations, Greek-style pizza baked in an oiled pan, and lately, a flowering of upstart, ingredient-focused gourmet pizza.
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