Thanks once again to Johnny D there’s a thread on the eGullet Forums devoted to following the Maine Shrimp season.
Cheese Plate Cancellation
Whole Foods’ cheese plate class has been canceled.
This Week’s Events
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.
Loco Pollo Profile
Portland in a Snap has published a profile of Loco Pollo.
Norm’s Bar & Grill
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.”
Miss Portland Speaks
Tom Manning, the owner of the Miss Portland wrote an article about his decision to open the diner that appeared in the Dec 1 issue of Newsweek (via the Maine Sunday Telegram).
High Food Prices
Also in today’s paper was an article about the continuing high price of food.
Loco Pollo Opens for Business
Loco Pollo quietly opened for business on Tuesday. The long awaited restaurants, serves tamales and soups as well as chicken and beef dinners.
1:00 a.m. Curfew has reviewed the bar at Yosaku.
“I love me some sake. There’s little I love more than spending a few hours (and paychecks) in Yosuku.”
Evangeline’s Bar Menu
Evangeline has launched a bar menu (via Type A Diversions).