The Dining Poet

Back in June we received a poem that was written by one of our dinner guests while dining at the Inn. It was so nice that we thought we would share it with everyone. Kendall Merriam, Rockland’s Poet Laureate at Hartstone Inn 6/6/11 8:45 pm, listening to Diana Krall. The Revolution (for the Chef, Manager, …
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Guest Ipads at the Hartstone Inn

We are excited to announce the addition of Ipads to enhance your stay at the Inn!  Click here to read about us in Village Soup.

Lobstah Winner

We are so proud to announce that our long time guest Suzie Jobes (previously featured on our blog) was just named the winner of the Maine Lobster Festival Cooking Contest with her dish “Lobstah Puff.” Suzie (pictured at the far left) and her husband Bob visit us at the Inn several times a year. They are both …
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Guest Letter and Photo

We received this email and photo from some recent guests:   Hi Mary Jo and Michael,   Two days after our return to Newfoundland we were at our ocean side old fisherman’s home, where a local lobsterman (a friend) sets his pots around our dock, as a result, of course, we had our first meal …
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Chef (Marla) for a Day in Camden!

Our “Chef for a Day” program continues to be a very popular way for guests to experience the Hartstone Inn kitchen firsthand. Recently, a couple from Pennsylvania came to visit us and they joined me for two days in the kitchen, assisting in the preparation of dinner. It was a true pleasure working with Marla …
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Cooking Class Comment

  Every February I run a “Romantic Dinner for Two” cooking class, attempting to inspire students to create a special Valentine’s dinner of their own. George, a repeat attendee, sent the following comment (sorry about your financial loss George) and the above photographs (Honey-Seared Duck Breast with Peppered Squash and a Walnut Dressing and Hartstone …
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Dave the Photographer

Over the years we have enjoyed meeting so many interesting guests. Last weekend we had a conversation with a repeat guest “Dave” and we realized how passionate he is about photography, so we asked him to write something for the blog and to share some photographs with us. Check out his website, link is below. …
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Newsletter Comments

We just published our winter 2007 newsletter and have been receiving a lot of great feedback. Thank you for your notes! Michael and Mary Jo___________________________________ Hello,Just to let you know, I still have a postcard of the Heartstone Inn at my desk at home. I paid you a visit about two years ago, in the …
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