For those of you still hankering for more Bizarre Foods or Deathmatch news you’re in luck. Plating Up the official blog of Maine Food & Lifestyle magazine has posted some observations on the show and johnnyd has a item on the eGullet forums (scroll to the bottom of the page) with details on “presentations that were left on the cutting-room floor”.
Category: General News
City Council News
Slainte's Liquor License
The Bollard has an article about a recommendation from the police to the City Council to not renew Slainte’s liquor license.
2 More Blogs
There are two new entries on the list of local food blogs: Borrowed Sweet and Tasting in Tongues.
The Wayside Food Pantry, a food distributor to local food pantries has issued a Turkey Challenge hoping to spur the donation of several hundred turkeys in time for Thanksgiving according to an article in this week’s Portland edition of The Forecaster.
Switch on Miss Portland + Local Vegan Sweets
Also in The Switch are a profile of the Miss Portland Diner and some guidance on where to find vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free desserts.
Portland Psst! has a nice summary of the recent press on the Maine episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern that is scheduled to air next week on Tuesday night.
Single Serving Corry
Chef Steve Corry was interviewed in Single Edition, a website “that embraces the culture of single living” (via Main Food & Lifestyle). Corry is quoted in the article saying, “The way we see it is that if someone is willing to come in alone to dine with us then he/she has an elevated level of expectation that we will strive to exceed. Single diners are immediately viewed as friends of the restaurant so to speak.”
The new issue of Maine Home + Design includes an article about this Summer’s meeting of Deathmatch. This comes just a few days after Port City Life published an article on the same topic. Neither publication has posted their articles on the subject online.
Maine Shrimp Season
According to a post on the Eat Maine Foods forums, the 2008-2009 maine shrimp season is slated to start December 1 and run through May 30.