by Ruth Leubecker
Bethany Sue Prout Foss never thought her life would revolve around a restaurant.
But here she is, now 22 years in, the moving force behind the Blue Bird in Machias. “I fell into it with my mother,” she laughs. “My father thought we ought to run a restaurant.”
It remains a joint mother/daughter enterprise, with Hope Prout returning for the season from her California home in May.