Slates owner and head chef Wendy Larson has always used regionally sourced, seasonal and natural ingredients in all of her recipes. Larson’s creative and consistent cooking has brought Slates statewide acclaim for over thirty years. Inside Slates doors not only great food, but art, is served. Monthly rotating art shows plaster the exposed brick walls, dark reclaimed woodwork embellishes the bar and hand painted murals cover the walls and tables throughout. Finally, the open kitchen allows customers to view the chefs at work.Slates is located in Maine’s historic Hallowell. Water street runs along the kennebec river and is lined with ample antique stores, Slates lies at one end of this charming street, a mainstay for the past 33 years. Slates Bakery and Deli are located next door.