Monday’s City Council meeting will review and vote on liquor licenses applications from several new restaurants under construction:
- The North Point—a “small, rustic, upscale wine, cheese and spirits bar& restaurant” located at 35 Silver Street across the street from The Regency. The draft menu (pages 99, 102-103) includes a selection of cheeses and charcuterie, sandwiches, soups and chocolate truffles . According to the application owner Noah Talmatch has 30 years experience in the hospitality industry, the past 18 years in NYC.
- Dancing Elephant II—Iqubal Hossain, owner of the Dancing Elephant in Westbrook, is expanding into Portland through the purchase Passage to India on Wharf Street. A draft menu (pages 63-64) was included in their application.
- Three Buoys—as previously reported by the Munjoy Hill News, Three Buoy’s Seafood Shanty & Grille is in the process of renovating the former Wings-N-Things on Cumberland Ave. Three Buoys is expanding into the Portland market from their original restaurant in York. Their goal is to open in December. A draft menu (pages 47-48) was included in their application.
- Buck’s Naked BBQ—as previously reported by The Forecaster, Buck’s is taking over the space on Wharf Street formerly occupied by Havana South. According to the application their goal is to open in November. You can see a photo of the new interior on Buck’s Facebook page.