Here’s more on the Maine Shrimp season from Portland Psst!.
The Maine Switch has shared some holiday recipes sent in from their readers. The range from brownies to something called Little Green Goat Cheese Ball Surprise.
Type A Diversions has reviewed Katahdin.
“Expecting casual comfort fare, I was pleasantly surprised to find a menu featuring more creative cuisine. Every dish we tasted was well executed. I only wish I had not waited so long to try Katahdin and look forward to a return visit in the future.”
Thanks once again to Johnny D there’s a thread on the eGullet Forums devoted to following the Maine Shrimp season.
Whole Foods’ cheese plate class has been canceled.
On Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is being held. Bar Lola is hosting a Cotes du Rhone wine dinner on Tuesday. There are a pair of classes at Whole Foods on Wednesday on gluten-free living and on arranging cheese plates. Thursday night The Great Lost Bear is showcasing the beer of DL Geary Brewing. There are wine tastings scheduled this week at Black Cherry Provisions on Thursday and Whole Foods on Saturday. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
Portland in a Snap has published a profile of Loco Pollo.
Norm’s Bar & Grill received 4 stars from this week’s Taste & Tell review in the Maine Sunday Telegram.
“Reliable, inexpensive and highly flavored dishes come from this kitchen dedicated to eeking the best out of the basics.”
Also in today’s paper was an article about the continuing high price of food.