Down East is running a culinary trivia challenge. There’s a new question every day between now and December 20 and each right answer gets you another chance in a drawing to win dinner at Evangeline and an overnight stay at the Danforth Inn.
Port City Music Hall, the new performance venue being constructed on Congress Street, is now hiring.
The Maine scallop season for draggers and divers has been reduced by nearly 50% according to this report from the Press Herald.
The Press Herald has reviewed Punky’s.
“So thanks to Punky’s and other places like it in P-town, dear restaurateur, maybe I’ll be able to make it through this recession. Maybe, if I grab breakfast or lunch at Punky’s on a regular basis, I’ll save enough dough to be able to visit you again soon. Save me some Winter Point oysters. Please.”
For those of you still hankering for more Bizarre Foods or Deathmatch news you’re in luck. Plating Up the official blog of Maine Food & Lifestyle magazine has posted some observations on the show and johnnyd has a item on the eGullet forums (scroll to the bottom of the page) with details on “presentations that were left on the cutting-room floor”.
There’s a last minute addtion to the calendar for tonight. The South Portland Historical Society will host a program called “The Sardine Industry of Portland and South Portland in the 1900s.” They’ll be showing a documentary film and then will have an open discussion “among participants who either worked in, or lived near, the local sardine factories”. The event takes place at the South Portland City Hall tonight at 6:30.