New food and dining developments are taking place all across Maine. Here are some recent updates to keep you in the know on what’s going on:
- Reverie Coffee (instagram) has leased 117 Main Street (white brick building shown above) in Brunswick where owner Hannah Josselyn plans to evolve her coffee food truck into a brick and mortar coffee shop. The 500 sq ft space will seat ~15 with table seating as well as a couch area and a kid/family-friendly section as well. Reveries serves coffee made with beans from Time & Tide in Biddeford. They’ll continue to serve baked goods from Hankering Pie Company, and in the summer Josselyn plans to sell breakfast tacos produced by her husband’s BBQ food truck business, Gridnstone BBQ. Josselyn and shop manager Kylie Nikas hope to have Reverie 2.0 open by the end of January.
- The Friar’s Brewhouse & Tap Room in Bucksport has closed after the death of one of the founders, Brother Donald Paul Martel.
- The Blue Ox Malthouse is tripling the capacity of its facility in Lisbon. The business produce floor-malted grain for the brewing and distilling industry.