Category Archives: press

New Dispatch Magazine + Spring Portland, Maine CSA Options

Dispatch magazine is back! Or rather it’s under new management, but it’s more exciting to say it has returning with a vengeance. And with it, more writing from yours truly as I’ll be contributing, hopefully on the reg. The magazine … Continue reading

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A Not-At-All Comprehensive Maine Food Lover’s Gift Guide

UPDATE: The giveaway winner is Anne! I randomly chose commenter #1 (the first commenter) as the winner of the Islandport Garden Harvest calendar. Thank you to everyone who entered and remember, Islandport Press is offering 20% off their beautiful calendar … Continue reading

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Preserving Peaches with Food In Jars’ Marisa McClellan

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of hosting Marisa McClellan, author of two preserving cookbooks and blogger at Food In Jars, at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Falmouth. We were all particularly excited to be a stop on … Continue reading

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Allgash Tap Takeover at Eventide Oyster Co.

You all know I love Eventide Oyster Co. so when I heard that Chefs Taylor and Wiley are nominated for Food & Wine magazine’s People’s Best New Chefs of New England (go vote!), I got a craving.  They were celebrating last night with an … Continue reading

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Portland Restaurant Inspections

A friend texted me a link at an oddly early hour for such things: Portland Restaurant Inspections. This Portland Press Herald report is a list of recent restaurant inspections with the status of the inspection (pass or fail) and the … Continue reading

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South Portland Elevation Burger Review

Elevation Burger, in South Portland, is the newest location of the made-to-order, organic, grass-fed beef burger national chain.  I was treated to dinner and chatted with the franchise owners on Monday night and left feeling good about what was going … Continue reading

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NPR’s Decade in Food

On NPR’s All Things Considered, Dr. Harry Balzer (heh), Vice President of The NPD Group, a consumer marketing research firm, says a ham sandwich is the number one food we ate in this country in the first decade of the … Continue reading

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