Archive for September, 2008
There’s been a late addition to the Event Calendar for this week. The Governor’s Working Group on Maine Lobster Sustainability is holding a public meeting at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute on Wednesday at 6 pm.
Portland in a Snap has published an update on the restaurant being built in the former Chestnut Street Church. The restaurant’s to be called Grace and is being developed by the owners of the Foreside Tavern.
The Lakes Brew Fest is taking place at Point Sebago in Casco on Saturday. On Sunday Cultivating Community is holding the 2nd Annual 20 Mile Meal in Cape Elizabeth. The next Piatto per Tutti cooking class takes place tonight; the classses are taught by baker Stephen Lanzalotta. There will be training run for the Wine Flight 5k on Tuesday; trainees will be jogging to Old Port Wine Merchants. There are wine tastings at Browne Trading on Thursday and at Rosemont on Brighton Ave on Friday. Farmers’ Markets are taking place in Monument Square on Wednesday and at Deering Oaks Park on Saturday. On Sunday there will be a competition among several local bars to see which can produce the Best Signature Cocktail. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
The Old Port Tavern received 2½ stars from this week’s Taste & Tell review in the Maine Sunday Telegram.
“Skip appetizers and most desserts to enjoy a good and sometimes exceptional entree, some at bargain prices.”