Win Rhoades has spent the last forty-five years in pursuit of the perfect wine and food pairing and has found the search more rewarding than the goal. He and his partner, Claire Fleming, own and operate a specialty wine and cheese shop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, www.southstreetandvine.com. Photograph by Paul Avis.
Sarah Spigelman is a New York-based food writer, editor and blogger. Her writing can be found at www.NearSay.com, www.HauteLiving.com and www.Travelated.com. Whatever she is currently cooking or eating can be found at her personal website, www.fritosandfoiegras.blogspot.com.
Contributing editor Lisa Goell Sinicki appreciates fine cuisine, but dreams of juicy hamburgers, smoky bacon and melty cheese. “Forget the white tablecloth, just give me anything really well prepared,” she says. Lisa splits her time between Peaks Island and Portland, Maine. She blogs about travel, food and island life at www.MissedTheBoatAgain.com.
Melody Polakow discovered her love of photography through documenting her recipes as a vegetarian chef. She photographs food, people, places and things. You can check out Melody’s work at www.melodypolakow.com.
Mike Morin has been a radio personality for 40 years in Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, and New Hampshire. Since 2002, he has co-hosted the state’s highest rated morning show at 95.7-WZID in Manchester. Mike bakes artisan breads and in January, his “Dessert First Mac ’n Cheese” took first place for most creative recipe
Ali Goodwin is a native of Maine and has lived and worked all over, from Seattle to Mount Desert Island, Maine, Europe, and South America. She has sailed tall ships, owned her own restaurant, and is the “gal” behind www.GalFoodie.com. She is also the “main brain” behind her award-winning graphic design firm, Acadia Creative, and is
Crystal Ward Kent is a frequent contributor to numerous regional magazines; her work has appeared in Guideposts books, Chicken Soup books, and she is the author of Mainely Kids: A Guide to Family Fun in Southern Maine. She owns Kent Creative, an award-winning creative services agency.
Based on the North Shore, Glenn Scott believes that a remarkable photograph of a well-made dish goes beyond pleasing the eye, it creates the desire to taste. More of his work can be viewed at www.glennnscottphotography.com.
Susan Sherrill Axelrod is a food and travel writer who spends as much time as she can in New England. She and her husband, photographer Ted Axelrod, divide their time between Portland, Maine and northern New Jersey, where she is the food editor and a columnist for The Record and Herald News. The Axelrods’ adventures
Ted Axelrod fell in love with the magic of photography as a young boy. Much of his work centers on his favorite subjects: food, restaurants, and the people associated with them. The Axelrods and their two dogs divide their time between Portland, Maine and northern New Jersey. More of his work can be seen at www.axelrodphotography.com.