Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

This Week’s Events: Highroller Lobster, Rising Tide, Black Cow

Monday, August 29th, 2016

MondayHighroller Lobster will be serving a 5-course pop-up dinner at Bao Bao.

Wednesday — Old Port Wine Merchants is holding an Iberian wine tasting, Black Tie is serving a farm dinner in New Gloucester, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — A team of chefs from 5 local restaurants are cooking a memorial dinner to benefit the family of Kaden Fecteau.

Saturday — Novare Res will have 15+ Rising Tide beers on tap including a double IPA version of Daymark, Rossobianco is holding their grand opening, and the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

Black CowNicholas Nappi and fellow Local 188 restaurant group colleague Gary Bowcott  are holding a pop-up for Black Cow on September 5th to share their “vision for a return to good old days of the soda fountain”.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

This Week’s Events: Summer Luau, Agrarian Acts, Saco River Brewing, Farm to Fork Fondo

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Tuesday — Rhum and Sur Lie are collaborating on a Summer Luau.

Wednesday — The Great Lost Bear will be featuring beer from Saco River Brewing, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — the Maine Farmland Trust is holding Agrarian Acts concert and dinner at the Deering Grange, and there will be a beer and cheese tasting at the Public Market House.

Friday — Palace Diner will be holding Fried Chicken Friday at Oxbow.

Saturday — Slab is hosting a Hoof Hearted Brewing tap takeover, and the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

Sunday — Wolfe’s Neck Farm will be the site of the Farm to Fork Fondo, a ” farm to table cycling event”.

Highroller Lobster — Highroller Lobster will be serving a pop-up dinner at Bao Bao on Monday, August 29.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

This Week’s Events: Oxbow 5th, Fermie Permie Cafe, Dirigo Launch, Brett Camp

Monday, August 15th, 2016

TuesdayOxbow is celebrating their 5th anniversary.

Wednesday — the Bier Cellar is holding an Austin Street tasting, Old Port Wine Merchants is having a Sicilian wine tasting, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — UFF is hosting a Fermie Permie Cafe where people interested in fermentation or permaculture can gather and share ideas, and The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from Fore River Brewing.

FridayDirigo Brewing is scheduled to open in Biddeford, and there will be a wine tasting at Rosemont on Brighton.

Saturday — the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

SundayAustin Street Brewing is holding Brett Camp, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

Rabelais Book Sale — Rabelais books will be holding their annual book sale August 25-28 at their store in Biddeford’s North Dam Mill.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Oxbow @ Eventide, Pomology, Foulmouthed Beer, Twilight Dinner, Jolly Pumpkin

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Monday — there will be an Oxbow tap takeover at Eventide tonight.

WednesdayBlack Tie is holding a farm dinner in New Gloucester, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — Foundation is releasing 500ml bottles of their new beer Pomology:Apricot, and The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from Foulmouthed Brewing.

Friday — the West End Rosemont and the Public Market House are holding a wine tastings.

Saturday — Novare Res will be featuring 21+ beers from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, there will be a wine tasting at LeRoux Kitchen, and the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

Sunday — Emmet Helrich from Local 188 and Chef Paul Tuck from Sonny’s are  the featured chef for Cultivating Community’s Twilight Dinner at The Well, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

Rabelais Book Sale — Rabelais books will be holding their annual book sale August 25-28 at their store in Biddeford’s North Dam Mill.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Birth of Sake, Oster Twilight Dinner, Rabelais Book Sale

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Wednesday — the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — the Portland Public Library is screening the movie The Birth of Sake followed by a presentation and Q&A session with Dan Ford of Blue Current Brewery.

Friday — the Portland Spirits Society is holding an informal women-only tasting event at Stroudwater Distillery.

Saturday — the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

SundayLeslie Oster from Aurora Provisions is the featured chef for Cultivating Community’s Twilight Dinner at The Well, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

Rabelais Book Sale — Rabelais books will be holding their annual book sale August 25-28 at their store in Biddeford’s North Dam Mill.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Drifters Cook-out, CN Shawarma Pop-up, Maker’s Mix, Evo Lobster Dinner

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Tuesday — there are two different Middle Eastern food events taking place, extra credit for anyone who makes it to both: Drifters Wife is holding a Middle-Eastern Chicken Cook-out at Oxbow and CN Shawarma is serving a pop-up dinner at Bao Bao.

Wednesday — the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place, and the Maine Charitable Mechanics Association is hosting a Makers’ Mix to bring together “Artists, Artisans, Smiths, Wrights, Tailors, Cooks, masters & Amateurs, Inventors & Dubbers” for “an evening of conversation and camaraderie”.

ThursdayEvo is serving a 5-course lobster dinner.

FridayBiBo’s Madd Apple Cafe is holding a wine dinner.

Saturday — the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

Sunday — the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Rossobianco, Nothing Gold, Farm Marketing, Pig Roast, Guild Beer Festival, Open Farm Day

Monday, July 18th, 2016

TuesdayRossobianco will be holding a pop-up at Vinland to preview the restaurant’s menu.

WednesdayMOFGA is holding a workshop on Creative & Collaborative Marketing for Farms, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — Rhum is hosting a Ballast Point tap takeover.

FridayBissell Brothers is releasing a double IPA called Nothing Gold (a reference to the Frost poem), and there will be a wine tasting at the East End Rosemont.

Saturday — the Portland Club is collaborating with Rising Tide on a Pig Roast, and the Maine Brewers Guild Beer Festival and Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place.

Sunday — it’s Maine Open Farm Day, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

Squillante on Cutthroat Kitchen

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Shipyard Brewing chef David Squillante will be featured later this summer in an episode of the Food Network show Cutthroat Kitchen. It will air August 10th at 9pm.

The show is hosted by Alton Brown. Four chefs compete in a three round competition with the added twist of opportunity to sabotage each others work.

Maine Calling: Farming in Maine

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Wednesday’s episode of Maine Calling on MPBN focuses on what it takes to be successful at farming in Maine and what resources are available to get started.

Maine is bucking a national trend – as farms and farmland shrink in other states, the number of new farms in Maine has been on the rise for more than a decade. What does it take to be a small farmer in Maine?  Where can new farmers turn to get help? We’ll learn what it takes to till the land and make a living as a farmer in Maine.

Sam Hayward will appear on the show today on a segment about the novel Sweetbitter,

We’ll hear from the author about her life as a waitress at an upscale restaurant in NYC, how much of the book is based on her own experiences, and we’ll be joined by a Maine restaurateur and by a Maine writer to get their take on food, restaurants and writing.

This Week’s Events: Pulse Benefit, UFF Dinner, Bastille Day, Twilight Dinner

Monday, July 11th, 2016

TuesdayDavid’s Opus Ten is serving a 7-couse dinner to benefit the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse night club.

WednesdayBlack Tie is holding a farm dinner in New Gloucester, Novare Res will be showcasing beer from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

ThursdayVinland is serving a 5-course UFF dinner, Petite Jacqueline is holding a Bastille Day dinner, and there will be a wine tasting at Anania’s.

Friday — there will be a beer and cheese tasting at the Public Market House and a wine tasting at the West End Rosemont.

Saturday —the Saturday Farmers’ Market will take place in Deering Oaks.

SundayAustin Miller and Hana Tamaki from Mami are the featured chefs for Cultivating Community’s Twilight Dinner, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Allagash Street Fair, Filipino Dinner, Sam Calagione, Fried Chicken Friday

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Monday — it’s the 4th of July. Head to the Eastern Promenade to listen to the Portland Symphony and see the fireworks.

Tuesday — Dogfish Head owner Sam Calagione will be at Novare Res to celebrate his brewery’s 21st anniversary.

Wednesday — Eve’s at the Garden is kicking of a weekly summer craft beer event, this week’s event is with Austin Street Brewing, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from Foundation Brewing.

FridayPalace Diner will hold a Fried Chicken Friday at Oxbow, and The Sinful Kitchen is serving a 4-course Filipino dinner.

Saturday —the Allagash Street Fair is taking place, LeRoux is holding a wine tasting, and the Saturday Farmers’ Market will be in Deering Oaks.

Sunday — the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

Allagash Grand Cru — Allagash is holding a 3 hour Grand Cru tour of their brewery on July 25th.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

Feeding the 5000

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

A coalition of local non-profit organizations is organizing the Feeding the 5000 event this October in Monument Square.

The event will feature a community feast made from rescued foods that would otherwise not have made it to our plates, as well as cooking demos and select speakers. The goal is to raise public awareness and give practical tips on how to be more resourceful with our food. As part of an international community of cities that have hosted an event like this, including Sydney, Barcelona and NYC, Feeding the 5000 Portland, Maine will draw attention to efforts underway in Portland and around Maine to reduce the amount of edible food that goes to waste in our homes, fields, institutions and grocery stores.

Cumberland County Food Security Council, Healthy Acadia, and Natural Resources Council of Maine, Maine Farmland Trust, Portland Food Co-op, Garbage to Garden, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, and the Locker Project are collaborating with the UK-based Feeding the 5000 founding organization to put on the event.

For more information or to get involved contact: Hannah Semler, hannah@healthyacadia.org

This Week’s Events: Terlingua 1st, Bluet Blow-Out, Danagol

Monday, June 27th, 2016

TuesdayTerlingua is  serving a 4-course dinner with pairings from Oxbow and Maine Mead Works to celebrate their 1-year anniversary.

Wednesday — the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — the 1st Annual Bluet Blow-Out is taking place, The Great Lost Bear is showcasing beer from Bunker Brewing, Black Tie is serving a farm dinner in New Gloucester, and there will be a wine tasting at Rosemont on Brighton, a Liquid Riot tasting at the Bier Cellar and a beer and cheese tasting at the Public Market House.

Friday — there will be a wine tasting at Rosemont on Commercial St.

SaturdayBissell Brothers is releasing Danagol, and the Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Sunday — the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Bitter Frenchman, Preventing Food Waste, Twilight Dinner, Greek Festival, Craft Brew Race

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Tuesday — chef Fred Eliot is serving a 6-course French dinner at The Honey Paw, Local Sprouts is hosting the monthly local foods networking breakfast; a session at this week’s Maine Start Up & Create Week conference is focused on preventing food waste.

Wednesday — the Old Port Wine Merchants are holding a wine tasting, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — it’s the first day of the Greek Heritage Festival.

Friday — it’s the second day of the Greek Heritage Festival.

Saturday — the 2016 Craft Brew Race is taking place, as is the Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market, and it’s the last day of the Greek Heritage Festival.

SundayIlma Lopez and Damian Sansonetti are the featured chefs at the first Cultivating Community Twilight Dinner of the season, and the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

 

This Week’s Events: Brewing in Maine, Mobsters and Martinis, Herban, Immigrant Kitchens

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Monday — visit The Great Lost Bear to meet Tom Major, author Brewing in Maine.

Tuesday — The Corner Room and Crooners & Cocktails are co-hosting Mobsters, Martinis & Meatballs.

WednesdayFork Food Lab will be holding an event to promote the Kickstarter  campaign at Bayside Bowl, and the Monument Square Farmers’ Market is taking place.

Thursday — there will be a wine and cheese tasting at the Public Market House.

FridayTempo Dulu is holding a whiskey tasting in conjunction with the Portland Club.

Saturday — the Herban herb festival and the Deering Oaks Farmers’ Market are taking place.

Sunday — it’s the 2nd day of Herban, the weekly Crofters & Artisan Market is taking place, and Immigrant Kitchens is teaching a Father’s Day cooking class.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.