Monthly Archives: March 2010

Pom’s Thai Taste Review

GUEST BLOGGER!!!!! I, roomie A., accompanied Kate to Pom’s last week. Kate wanted to tell you that she thoroughly enjoyed the decor. She finds it to be the most tasteful Thai restaurant in town. It was pleasantly modern and we … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers Challenge: Orange Tian

What an ordeal! I feel like I’ve done battle with this month’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge. And I’m not sure who even won… So many steps… This month’s challenge was an Orange Tian, a layered tart made up of pate sablee … Continue reading

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Skinny Cart BBQ

Food carts have been all the rage for a while in a lot of hip cities (i.e. the other Portland). So when Skinny Cart BBQ popped up on Washington Ave. I was psyched. Not a traditional food cart, in, uh, … Continue reading

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So-So Brunch at Caiola’s

A few weeks ago, when my friend Elizabeth was visiting, I took her to Caiola’s for brunch. Allegedly, the best brunch in town. Alas, I found this superlative to be overstated. I know the best brunch in town. It can … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Chicken

No St. Patty’s Day write up here- it’s over, it’s past, we’re looking ahead. Except, not, because I’ve already cooked the meal I’m going to tell you about. But no matter. We can pretend. So I made some poached (maybe … Continue reading

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Kon Asian Bistro Review

Time for the 3rd installation of the Tastes of Thai Project. By far the most entertaining dining experience of the bunch: Kon Asian Bistro out in Westbrook (hiss) on Brighton Ave. Smooshed in between the JoAnn Fabrics and the Travelodge, … Continue reading

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Pasta Carbonara

So, I made pasta carbonara for the first time. I know right? All this time, and I’ve never had it. I just held it in my arsenal of quick, simple, I know it’s gonna be great recipes. But I was … Continue reading

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