Under Construction: Brunch Cafe & MK Kitchen

Maine a la Carte has posted information on two new restaurants under development:

  • Chef Dave Mallari, former owner of Francesco’s Blue House Cafe, plans to open a new cafe at 906 Brighton Ave in the space formerly occupied by La Familia. Mallari will serve brunch Wednesday through Sunday with a focus on gluten-free and Paleo diet options. He hopes to open in March.
  • Chef Mitchell Kaldrovitch is opening MK Kitchen(website, facebook) at 2 School Street in Gorham with his wife Lisa. Kaldrovitch has worked for the past 7 years as the executive chef at the Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth. The new restaurant will serve “simple handmade food, all from scratch from desserts to pastas”. They hope to open in April.