Monthly Archives: May 2013

Food Preservation Workshops

While I haven’t actually been to the Portland Farmers’ Market yet myself (shh! I’m going Saturday, OK?), I know we’re on the verge of a produce explosion.  Alright, I’m exaggerating a little bit, but in the grand scheme of things, we’re right … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at Outliers Eatery

Outliers Eatery sits quietly at the bottom of Brackett Street in Portland’s West End, overlooking the Casco Bay Bridge. Apparently it’s not very well known yet, but if you add that it used to be that bar with the plane … Continue reading

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Beers and Patios – Porthole, Maine Beer Co, In’Finiti

Friday was so beautiful here in Portland that I pushed for an outdoor location for happy hour. I wanted to use the opportunity to check out either In’finiti‘s new deck or the refurbished Porthole. My friends are in increasing numbers … Continue reading

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‘Flea Bites’ Portland Food Truck Event

The first Flea Bites of the year, a food truck and vintage sale at the Flea-for-All thrift shop, took place on Friday night, showcasing some of Portland’s newest food trucks. Both El Corazon and Wicked Good food truck debuted on … Continue reading

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Curried Rhubarb Orange Chutney

Rhubarb is one of the first signs of spring here in Maine – the rhubarb plant in my boyfriend’s yard is huge already. Because we use the big vegetative stalks of the plant, rather than the fruit, it’s ready to … Continue reading

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