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Portland Food Launch Party Week

Tonight! Get thee to The Thirsty Pig on Exchange St. in Portland for a limited release from Bissell Brothers Brewing. Swish, a hopped ale, will be available tonight (and likely only tonight) as a thank you to the pub where … Continue reading

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Sunday Visit to Bresca and the Honey Bee

It was a sad day for Portland’s restaurant scene when Krista Desjarlais announced that she was closing her restaurant, Bresca. Fortunately, the news came quickly that she and her husband Erik (also a chef), bought the Snack Shack at Sabbathday … Continue reading

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Out On A Limb CSA – First Share

I was skeptical the first time I heard of the Out On A Limb apple CSA. (There was a tomato one that raised my eyebrows too.) I figured there was no way I’d ever be able to eat enough apples … 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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Best Portland Food Blog Nominee

I am so happy to announce that the Blueberry Files has been nominated by readers as one of Portland’s Best Food Blogs! Thank you so much for the nod; I am in great company with the other nominees. Go to … Continue reading

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Obscure Holiday Cocktail Tasting, Vol. 4

We had our 4th Annual (!!!) Obscure Holiday Cocktail Tasting last Friday. The cocktails we served are obscure in that they’re original and unique, rather than obscure as in lost to history. We’re embracing this evolution and even floated the … Continue reading

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September Foodie Pen Pals

After enviously reading S.’s Foodie Pen Pal write ups, I decided to take the plunge and sign up. Foodie Pen Pals, created and maintained by Lindsay of The Lean Green Bean, is a swap between blog writers and readers.  I … Continue reading

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