The Miss Portland Diner had a test run yesterday with friends and family. They are scheduled to open for breakfast this morning at 6 am.
Archive for October, 2008
The Press Herald has reviewed the hot buffet at Moran’s Market.
“Shepherd’s pie, for me, is often a double-edged sword.”
The Shoptalk column in today’s Press Herald interviewed Pete Wormell, owner of Harmon’s Lunch in Falmouth.
This week’s Portland Phoenix has reviewed the banh mi sandwiches at Kim’s.
“It’s not easy to explain how pleasant it is to walk into Kim’s. The proprietress keeps up an effortlessly friendly banter. The back of the store offers the designer clothes Sarah Palin favors, but at low prices. The lunch available up front costs half of the typical sandwich in this town.”
1:00 a.m. Curfew has reviewed The Great Lost Bear.
“The servers, who are quick with anything you need, seem to have that I’m-not-stoned-but-people-who-are-think-I’m-rad sort of vibe. Customers love it there.”
Mainers are “gobbling lobsters to keep industry afloat” according to an article in today’s Press Herald.
Commune Tested, City Approved has posted a first-hand account of last night’s address by Michael Pollan at Bates College.
The latest issue of the The Maine Switch has articles on cooking Thanksgiving turkeys, how to continue to eat local even after the Farmers’ Markets close down for the season, high food prices, and more.
Monday evening famed foodie author Michael Pollan will be speaking at Bates College. Also on Monday, the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is taking place. Tuesday Bar Lola is holding a Grenache wine dinner. There will be wine tastings at Black Cherry Provisions on Thursday and Leroux Kitchen on Saturday. Thursday night The Great Lost Bear is showcasing the beer of Gritty’s. Frog and Turtle’s 2nd annual Halloween Bash is Friday night. The 15th annual Brewer’s Festival is taking place on Saturday. On Saturday evening you can join the Indian Association of Maine to celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights in Cape Elizabeth. As usual, Farmers’ Markets are taking place in Monument Square on Wednesday and at Deering Oaks Park on Saturday. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.