Archive for November, 2008
1:00 a.m. Curfew has reviewed Sangillo’s.
“Sangillo’s might be the only bar in existence serving Hot Pockets on the menu. I’m not kidding. You can buy a Hot Pocket for $1.50. They also have mozzarella sticks ($2) and some other items that can be microwaved. Monday night is $2 pizza night.”
Forgot to defrost the turkey or burnt it to a crisp or just don’t wan’t to cook? You have a few options for going out for a Thanksgiving dinner. In Portland, Eve’s at the Garden, Zackery’s and Verrillo’s are all serving turkey dinners. The Black Point Inn in Scarborough and the Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth are also offering Thanksgiving dinners.
Chow Maine has a report on the beef sold locally by Wolfe Neck Farm. “What is Wolfe’s Neck beef? It isn’t organic beef raised on a gorgeous farm on the coast of Maine in Freeport.”
According to an article in this week’s Portland Phoenix, 6 local restaurants have pledged to serve tap instead of bottled water as part of Food and Water Watch’s Take Back the Tap campaign. This week’s Phoenix also reported that Papaya King hopes to open by mid-December and Port City Music Hall plans to debut on New Year’s Eve.
Chris2fer has reviewed Bintliff’s American Cafe and rated them 2 out of 5 stars.
“Our waitress was charming and happy and prompt and non-invasive and accessible. She was the high point of out visit, I think.”
Type A Diversions has a brief update on the rice used at Benkay.
On Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is taking place. Wednesday night The Great Lost Bear is showcasing the beer of Allagash Brewing. Both Eve’s and Verillo’s are open for special Thanksgiving Day dinners. Next Sunday, knife maker Adam Simha will be at Rabelais Books for a demonstration of his work. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.