Ariel’s Hummus & Top of the Crop

The Food & Dining section in today’s Press Herald includes an interview with the creator of Ariel’s Hummus,

With little competition in Maine for fresh-made, preservative-free hummus, Glazer decided to take the plunge and launch Ariel’s Hummus in May. As demand surged, he was soon spending 12 to 14 hours a day in the commercial kitchen at the Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue in Portland, cooking up hundreds of pounds of chickpeas every week.

and an article about the Top of the Crop competition taking place at this year’s Harvest on the Harbor.

If you like food shows on television, odds are you’ve watched “Top Chef,” “Iron Chef” or “Master Chef” and wondered what it would be like to be one of the people tasting the dishes that the contestants create under the watchful eyes of judges like Tom Colicchio and Gordon Ramsay.

Well, here’s your chance.