Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Dispatch Magazine + Spring Portland, Maine CSA Options

Dispatch magazine is back! Or rather it’s under new management, but it’s more exciting to say it has returning with a vengeance. And with it, more writing from yours truly as I’ll be contributing, hopefully on the reg. The magazine … Continue reading

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Tiki at Home: Mai Tais and Pina Coladas

I’m really getting into home bartending. While I love going out, sitting at the bar, and letting someone else prepare me a delicious cocktail, I’m also embracing the challenge of making high-caliber drinks at home. For one, it’s decidedly cheaper! … Continue reading

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Tiki Cocktail Love + Rum Riots Events

I’ve become pretty obsessed with all things tiki lately (well, as it relates to drinks, at least). And I know that in the bartending world, I’m probably at least five years late to the party. I just said to a … Continue reading

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First Look: The Honey Paw

The Honey Paw, the much-awaited “non-denominational noodle bar” from the owners of Hugo’s and Eventide Oyster Co. is now open. They are open from 11 a.m until 10 p.m. today through Monday at 78 Middle Street (next to Eventide).  A … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Eating in Brooklyn, New York

Phew. Now that I’ve looked back on these photos of my weekend in Brooklyn, there was a lot of eating and drinking. As usual, we were just killing time between meals. We visited Original Roomie A.’s favorite spots around her … Continue reading

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