Archive for the ‘Openings’ Category

Two Openings: Bier Cellar, Greeks of Peaks

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Two more openings are scheduled for this weekend:

Eaux Set to Open Wednesday

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Here’s a few pictures from the friends and family preview of Eaux (website, facebook, instagram), the new New Orleans inspired restaurant set to open on Wednesday at 90 Exchange Street.

Eaux Opens Wednesday

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Eaux (facebook, instagram) is scheduled to open this Wednesday May 23rd. It is located at 90 Exchange Street in the space formerly occupied by Crooners & Cocktails.

Chef/owner Evan Richarson will be serving a menu of “New Orleans and Southern inspired food…in a bistro setting” including Pork Belly Cracklin’, Chicken and Waffles and Gumbo Yaya.

Eaux will be open Wednesday through Monday, 11:30 am to 1 am.

Cape Whoopies/Rawanda Bean to Open Friday

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Mainebiz has published a report on the Cape Whoopies/Rawanda Bean bakery cafe in South Portland that is set to open on Friday.

Definitive Brewing Opens Saturday

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Definitive Brewing Co. (website, facebook, instagram, twitter) has announced plans to open this Saturday.

Definitive is now located at 35 Industrial Way across the street from Allagash.

Definitive is launching with a “15-barrel brewhouse and four 40-barrel fermenters, which is enough to make more than 1,000 gallons a week.”

Vantage Point Chowder

Monday, May 14th, 2018

A new food cart called Vantage Point Chowder (facebook, instagram) recently launched.

Owner Garrett Patteson serves clam chowder by the cup or bowl. You can generally find him and his cart on Commercial Street near Custom House.

Legends Rest Now Open

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Legends Rest Taproom (facebook, instagram, twitter) opened Friday in Westbrook. The new restaurant is located at 855 Main Street in the same building as Big Fin Poké. It is owned by Tom Minervino along with his sister Meg and business partner Mike Barton.

Locally Sauced Now Open

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Locally Sauced (facebook, instagram, twitter) opened their new restaurant on Thompson’s Point Saturday. The new brick and mortar location serves barbecue in addition to burritos and tacos. Locally Sauced is located in the space formerly occupied by Big J’s Chicken Shack.

Fahrenheit 225 in Portland

Friday, April 27th, 2018

The Fahrenheit 225 (website, facebook, instagram) food truck is now operating in Portland Wednesday through Friday, noon to 6pm at 1321 Washington Ave. They plan to be at that location through the remainder of the year.

Owners Al and Linda Clark serve a menu of Carolina and Memphis style barbecue. According to their press release,

Fahrenheit serves the usual favorites: pulled pork and pulled chicken sandwiches, ribs, Maine-made sausage, and chili. Sides include mac and cheese, cole slaw, corn bread, BBQ beans, and more. The menu rotates except for the pulled pork: that’s a staple. It’s the featured ingredient in their unique “Pigs Gone Solo,” a big red plastic cup with a layer of cornbread, a layer of beans, a layer of pulled pork, and a layer of cole slaw, topped with a juicy rib. It’s great “walking around” food and really popular at festivals.

Blue Lobster Wine Co.

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Blue Lobster Wine Co. (facebook, website, instagram) held a soft opening of their tap room on Anderson Street yesterday. Their official opening is scheduled for Friday April 20 4-7 pm.

Maine Lobster Shack Opens Today

Friday, April 13th, 2018

The Maine Lobster Shack (website, facebook, instagram, twitter) I s slated to open today at 3 pm. MLS is located at 425 Fore Street in the same block of store fronts as Gelato Fiasco.

The restaurant seats 38 with additional sidewalk seating for 14 once the weather warms up.

Two Fat Cats SoPo Opening

Monday, April 9th, 2018

The new Two Fat Cats branch location in South Portland will be holding their grand opening on Saturday.

The SoPo Two Fat Cats is located at 740 Broadway across the street from Easy Day.

Food Coma TV Returns for Season 3

Friday, April 6th, 2018

The creators of the Food Coma TV are getting back together to produce a 6 episode season. Filming will begin soon and the first episode will be released in June.

The first Food Coma series produced 2 seasons of the show before disbanding in 2012.

2nd Union Bagel Open

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

The new Union Bagel Company (website, facebook, instagram, twitter) in Deering at 46 Veranda Street is now open.

Owner Paul Farrell began renovations of the former Pizza Time building in late 2016 and opened this past week on Thursday.

Ice It Now Open

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The new branch of Ice It Bakery (website, facebook, instagram, twitter) opened on Monday at 502 Stevens Ave.