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Food and Travel

Down East cuisine has Northern Italian accent

Lee Skawinski, chef at Cinque Terre, uses mostly local ingredients to fill his restaurant’s menu. Lee Skawinski, chef at Cinque Terre, uses mostly local ingredients to fill his restaurant’s menu. (Photos By David Lyon for The Boston Globe)
By David Lyon
Globe Correspondent / September 2, 2009

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PORTLAND, Maine - Executive chef Lee Skawinski starts planning his summer and fall menus when the snow is still flying. “I’m making my September menu when I start planting seeds in March,’’ he says. (Full article: 583 words)

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