The Other Portland

Apparently, the Portland, ME is the new Portland, OR item on’s 2009 food trends list touched a nerve for at least one Oregonian food blogger. Patrick Alan Coleman has written “I’m challenging Portland, Maine, to a fight. If they want our gold leaf coated, slightly salted, smoked chocolate crown, then they’re going to have to come over here and take it! I dare ’em!” (via a post on Original Portland).


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.”