Foodie events are very limited this week. Many of you are running your own limited access events in your homes over the next few days. As for the public events, on Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is being held, and on Wednesday night Cinque Terre is holding a Christmas Eve Dinner. As reported by the Munjoy Hill News, a Farmers’ Market will be taking place Wednesday afternoon in Monument Square. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
Archive for December, 2008
Back Bay Grill received 5 stars from this week’s Taste & Tell review in the Maine Sunday Telegram.
“Excellent service and dinners are both part of the picture at Back Bay Grill, an elegant restaurant that makes you feel at home.”
According to a report on Original Portland, The Kitchen is closing for good as of 2 pm on December 24. The owners are moving their commercial falafal business, Papou’s Kitchen, to Woodford Street where they will also sell a limited menu of falafel and gyro wraps. The space on Woodford Street used to be the headquarters for Daily Thyme.
Tomorrow afternoon Gritty’s is throwing itself a 21st beerthday party. There will be a plenty of 21 IPA beer, live music and they’ll be serving food from the original 1988 menu (at the 1988 prices). The fun starts at 1 pm and lasts as long as the beer does.
Photo credit: Gritty McDuff’s Brewing Company
The Press Herald has reviewed the meals to go options at the Forest Ave Hannaford.
“Located in the back corner of the store between the bakery and the deli-salad bar area, the little meals-to-go cafe offers fresh, hot food at really reasonable prices.”
Chris2fer has given David’s 2 stars (out of 5) after a disappointing meal at the Monument Square restaurant.
“I hadn’t been to David’s in over a year . . . there’s just so many places to try in Portland. It hadn’t changed much since I had been there. Not much, but enough . . . “
This week’s Portland Phoenix has the back story on the couple that are opening an Italian food store called Paciarino on Fore Street.
The Borealis Breads Bakery & Bistro is scheduled to open today. Governor Baldacci will be on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 am.
Type A Diversions has reviewed Bibo’s Madd Apple Cafe.
“Bibo’s Madd Apple Cafe serves eclectic comfort food at an incredible value . . . The cuisine is creative and hearty, and the service is friendly and upbeat. While I wouldn’t make it a destination restaurant, it is a convenient and delightful spot for a pre-theater meal.”