This Week’s Events: Collaboration Dinners, Sea Dog Ribbon Cutting, Turamali Pop-up

TuesdaySea Dog Brewing is holding a ribbon cutting for their new location on Broadway in South Portland, and there will be a whiskey blending workshop.

Wednesday – Izakaya Minato and Hugo’s are collaborating on a Kaiseki dinner, Eaux, Belleville and Austin Street are collaborating on a dinner, and Root Wild is teaching a Saurkraut/Kimchi class.

Friday – there will be a surf n turf collaboration between Highroller and Fire & Co.

Saturday – the Winter Farmers’ Market is taking place.

SundayGuest chef Johnny Spero from Reverie will collaborating with Evo on a dinner, and Turamali is holding a pop-up dinner at Eaux.

Beard Awards – the list of semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards are scheduled to be released next Wednesday, February 26th. Here’s a look at last year’s list. Do you have some favorite chefs or restaurants you’re hoping to see on the 2020 semifinalist list?

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.

3 comments on “This Week’s Events: Collaboration Dinners, Sea Dog Ribbon Cutting, Turamali Pop-up

  1. Three of Strong is releasing a limited edition agricole-style rum distilled from Louisiana cold press cane juice right here in Portland. The new rum will be released on Friday, February 21st with a Mardi Gras in Maine party featuring NOLA-inspired small bites and the infections sound of Blue Fuse Jazz.

  2. Tipo is hosting our 2nd Annual Winter Carnival on Saturday 2/22 11am-9:30 pm. Chef Chris Gould will be spending the day carving ice on the patio and we’ll be hosting a canned food drive for our neighbors Wayside Food Programs. If you bring in a non perishable donation, house made hot cocoa and cookies are on the house! At night, Chef’s sculpture will be on display and we’ll be doing ice luge cocktails.

  3. Rwanda Bean (Cottage Road location in South Portland) has rolled out weekend brunch from 9 am – 2 pm as well as trivia night on Wednesdays at 6 pm. We are now serving beer and wine in addition to all our regular beverage offerings. New to Portland Chef JJ Keats is putting out some delicious food options and we always have whoopie pies from Cape Whoopies.

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