Indian pudding is vintage New England comfort food, an ochre samp of slow-cooked cornmeal and molasses that smells like caramelized roasted sweet corn. Traditional diners serve it as dessert with ice cream melting on top, but it also makes a fine warm breakfast cereal.
Aunt Carrie's, at Point Judith on the ocean, remains one of the few restaurants in Rhode Island that still serves a full shore dinner.
Boston's landmark restaurant, Durgin-Park serves traditional meals with a Yankee accent: IT CLOSED FOR GOOD JANUARY 12, 2019.
The Maine Diner is one of America's best, featuring exemplary Downeast dishes such as lobster pie and seafood chowder, also classic blue-plate specials.
Maine's Cole Farms restaurant serves classic Yankee fare, from muffins to boiled dinner to old-fashioned Indian pudding, but now has a modern pub menu, too.
A bastion of Maine Yankee cooking, Moody's diner serves great muffins in the morning and such hearty fare as red flannel hash. Don't miss the maple walnut pie.