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Lovely Lunch at Lolita

Did you know Lolita on Munjoy Hill serves lunch? I didn’t consider it as a lunch spot, but more for a special occasion dinner or a nice place to sit at the bar and catch up with a friend. But … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Anju Noodle Bar, Black Birch, Kittery

Our upcoming “Friendsgiving” dinner prompted a trip to the New Hampshire state-run liquor store last weekend to stock up on booze for the party. To liven up the otherwise mundane trip, we stopped in Kittery to explore their expanding dining … Continue reading

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First Look at Bao Bao Dumpling House

Yet another much-anticipated restaurant opened last night: Bao Bao Dumpling House at 133 Spring Street in Portland’s West End. The small dumpling shop is the Portland outpost of Brunswick chef Cara Stadler of Tao Yuan.  I went over early in the … Continue reading

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First Look at Brahmall

Rejoice! The Bramhall Pub has opened again! Under new owners/management and with a new name (just ‘Bramhall’ now), but still with the same subterranean, dare I say, dungeon-esque feel. It’s so exciting to see the space again – it’s been … Continue reading

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Maine Brew Bus, Geary’s Tasting Room, The Well at Jordan’s Farm

The Maine Brew Bus as a shuttle to Geary’s new tasting room D.L. Geary’s Brewing Company, the oldest brewery in Maine, opened a new tasting room last week, embracing the public’s growing interest in craft beer. Located in Portland’s industrial … Continue reading

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First Look at Slab Sicilian Street Food

Since Stephen Lanzalotta’s firing from Micucci’s Italian Grocery last summer, fans of his Sicilian slab-style pizza have been eagerly waiting to enjoy slabs shaped by his hands again. Shortly after leaving Micucci’s, Lanzalotta announced he’d be opening a new restaurant … Continue reading

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BBF Preserves: Honey-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Jam + Dinner at Liquid Riot

It’s almost strawberry season in Maine! I look forward to few fruits and vegetables seasons with the same enthusiasm as strawberries. Strawberries mark the beginning of summer and the change from vegetables that require little light to grow, like lettuces … Continue reading

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