Category Archives: history

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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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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First Look at Empire Chinese Kitchen

Prof. A. and I checked out the new Empire last night – now Empire Chinese Kitchen. The Empire Dine and Dance was previously a bar… that had food? All I remember is a $5 burger, bourbon, and beer special.  The … Continue reading

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