Buckstop brings American Southern-style comfort food way up north to the colder climes. Rather than focusing on a particular state or city, there's a general regional survey of soul food and Southern cooking. Some menu examples include pulled pork sandwiches, Memphis-style BBQ ribs, popcorn shrimp, Creole mussels and mac & cheese. You'll also find cornbread with honey butter, deep fried pickles and navy beans with smoked bacon on the side, though the fries are Kennebec style served with a combination of ketchup and dijon aioli.
Just be aware this isn't great for groups -- "hole in the wall" is definitely not an unfair description. But there's weekend brunch available if you're not afraid of a crowd.
Pork is sometimes on the menu and sometimes not, but the Flying Pig is always popular and usually... Read more