Category Archives: beer

Maine Brew Bus, Geary’s Tasting Room, The Well at Jordan’s Farm

The Maine Brew Bus as a shuttle to Geary’s new tasting room D.L. Geary’s Brewing Company, the oldest brewery in Maine, opened a new tasting room last week, embracing the public’s growing interest in craft beer. Located in Portland’s industrial … Continue reading

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Hilltop Superette Grand Opening and Portland Food Signing

First things first: I will be at Local Sprouts Cafe tonight at 5pm, with copies of my book Portland Food: the Culinary Capital of Maine for sale. I can also sign a copy you’ve already purchased, of course. Come say … Continue reading

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Rosemont Allagash Beer Dinner

I attended the first ever Allagash Rosemont beer dinner last night and had a great time. I was a little apprehensive at first, not knowing what to expect. But I shouldn’t have been, knowing the Rosemont and Allagash guys know … Continue reading

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Sitting Outside

Labor Day weekend means the end of summer in Maine – in other places, it’s summer hot until at least mid-September. But our beach days are winding down and I’ve been sure to make the most of this fine stretch … 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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First Look at Little Tap House

Phew, all these Portland restaurant openings are wearing me out! I again met Anestes of Portland Food Map at Little Tap House, the much anticipated new restaurant in the old Plush space (at the corner of Spring and High St). … Continue reading

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