Category Archives: appetizers

Saigon Restaurant Review

I intended to go to The Loft the other night, to pursue this burger that is served on a donut instead of a bun. I have not given up on my mission, but on this night, the Loft was closed … Continue reading

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Thai-o-rama Wrap-Up

Here’s a wrap-up of all the Pad Thais eaten, Tom Kar Gais slurped, and dumplings dunked. Look to the other participants of the Thai-o-rama to find their (conflicting, I’m sure) opinions of the best of Thai in Portland. After all … Continue reading

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Lobster and Corn Fritters

Last night was the perfect Maine summer evening; we had friends, sat on the deck, drank wine, and watched the sunset. After the sun dropped, it was a little chilly and buggy, so we went inside for a big home … Continue reading

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Roomie Night at Vignola

If you haven’t gathered this before, I’m pretty broke (AmeriCorps volunteer, you see). So when I decided I can afford to go out to eat, I take that shit seriously. I deliberate for a LONG time. I don’t want to … 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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Herbed Maine Shrimp Dip

It’s Maine shrimp season! How bout making some delicious dip? (Great for party potlucks.) Herbed Maine Shrimp DipAdapted from Bon Appetit 1 pound uncooked Maine shrimp meat2 green onions, coarsely chopped1 shallot, chopped2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill1 cup cream cheese, … Continue reading

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