1:00 a.m. Curfew has reviewed Geno’s Rock Club.
Archive for 2008
Apparently, the Portland, ME is the new Portland, OR item on Epicurious.com’s 2009 food trends list touched a nerve for at least one Oregonian food blogger. Patrick Alan Coleman has written “I’m challenging Portland, Maine, to a fight. If they want our gold leaf coated, slightly salted, smoked chocolate crown, then they’re going to have to come over here and take it! I dare ’em!” (via a post on Original Portland).
There’s a “brew review” in the latest issue of the USM Free Press extolling the virtues of Belgian witbiers.
Chris2fer has reviewed Bull Feeney’s.
“Of all the Irish pubs downtown, Bull Feeney’s has always been my favorite. It seems less like a seedy bar than others. It is equally charming as a casual dinner place as for a special night out. You should go.”
The Maine Switch has shared some holiday recipes sent in from their readers. The range from brownies to something called Little Green Goat Cheese Ball Surprise.
Type A Diversions has reviewed Katahdin.
“Expecting casual comfort fare, I was pleasantly surprised to find a menu featuring more creative cuisine. Every dish we tasted was well executed. I only wish I had not waited so long to try Katahdin and look forward to a return visit in the future.”
Thanks once again to Johnny D there’s a thread on the eGullet Forums devoted to following the Maine Shrimp season.
Whole Foods’ cheese plate class has been canceled.
On Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is being held. Bar Lola is hosting a Cotes du Rhone wine dinner on Tuesday. There are a pair of classes at Whole Foods on Wednesday on gluten-free living and on arranging cheese plates. Thursday night The Great Lost Bear is showcasing the beer of DL Geary Brewing. There are wine tastings scheduled this week at Black Cherry Provisions on Thursday and Whole Foods on Saturday. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
Portland in a Snap has published a profile of Loco Pollo.
Norm’s Bar & Grill received 4 stars from this week’s Taste & Tell review in the Maine Sunday Telegram.
“Reliable, inexpensive and highly flavored dishes come from this kitchen dedicated to eeking the best out of the basics.”
Also in today’s paper was an article about the continuing high price of food.