Category Archives: books

Distilled in Maine Launch Party and Events!

My second book, Distilled in Maine: A History of Libations, Temperance & Craft Spirits, is now available! I feel like I found the groove when I wrote this one, so I hope you enjoy it. It begins with the history … Continue reading

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BBF Books: Distilled In Maine Update!

Man, the Portland food writing and restaurant scene just went crazy. Lost its damn mind over “Criticgate 2015.” I’ll just be over here, “la la la!” writing about whatever, trying to stay out of the fray. Because we all know … Continue reading

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MECA Mixology and Maine Brewers’ Guild Beer School

Writing a book about the history of alcohol and drinking Maine has lead to a lot of jokes about all the “research” I have to do. I have lots of people volunteering to be my “research” assistants (always with the … Continue reading

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Talking Preserving on MPBN and Maine History Book #2

Last week, I was on Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s Maine Calling program, discussing preserving with two friends and fellow UMaine Extension Master Food Preservers. The three of us had a great time in the studio (despite that I was very … Continue reading

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Portland Food at Maine Historical Society, Sonny’s + Lolita

I gave a talk about my book, Portland Food: the Culinary Capital of Maine, last night at the Maine Historical Society in Portland. About 25 people turned out (most of whom I didn’t even know!) and while I was super … 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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Portland Food Signings, Flea Bites, and Timber Steakhouse Peek

Thank you to everyone who attended the launch of Portland Food: the Culinary Capital of Maine at Sherman’s Books last Saturday! We certainly packed out that bookstore. Special thanks to East End Cupcakes and Dean’s Sweets for donating treats for … Continue reading

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