Category Archives: Portland Food

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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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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Preorder Portland Food: the Culinary Capital of Maine

Photos by Phil Jellen, Greta Rybus, and Zack Bowen I’ve finished writing and editing my book about Portland’s food scene! It will be coming your way on May 13th, 2014 in all its local, hand-made, chef-owned, small city, big taste, … Continue reading

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Quiet Dining at Hugo’s

A. and I went to Hugo’s last Friday to celebrate our two-year anniversary. The end of January is a great time of year to have a special occasion – everyone needs a mid-winter pick-me-up that doesn’t coincide with New Year’s … Continue reading

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Rosemont Tandem Coffee Pairings

Roussillion wine and tapenade spread Rosemont Market has quietly started having wine events down at Tandem Coffee at night, and I recently attended their Roussillon-themed event. After interviewing the very lovely Kathleen Pratt for my book, she invited me to … Continue reading

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