The Maine Switch has published a profile of Dean’s Sweets. Dean’s Sweets recently opened a shop on Middle St.
A pair of additional items have been added to the event calendar for Saturday. Tony Fiore will be at Scratch Baking on Saturday morning for a book signing, and Rosemont Market on Brighton Ave is holding a wine tasting Saturday afternoon.
1:00 a.m. Curfew has reviewed Geno’s Rock Club.
Apparently, the Portland, ME is the new Portland, OR item on Epicurious.com’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).
There’s a “brew review” in the latest issue of the USM Free Press extolling the virtues of Belgian witbiers.
Chris2fer has reviewed Bull Feeney’s.
“Of all the Irish pubs downtown, Bull Feeney’s has always been my favorite. It seems less like a seedy bar than others. It is equally charming as a casual dinner place as for a special night out. You should go.”
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.