Visitors should be warned that a Maine meal, wherever and however you have it, may be habit-forming. Maine chefs are hot—not just popular but drawing heavy-duty national acclaim. The states seafood is sought by fish and lobster lovers around the globe. Its farmers markets are booming, with more markets, more farmers per market and a wider range of produce than ever before. All sorts of specialty foods, microbrews, and beverages, often made by small businesses or even in home kitchens, are winning national and regional awards. And foragers are finding an array of wild edibles that offer new taste sensations to adventurous eaters.