Wednesday – the short list of final nominees for the 2022 James Beard Awards will be released; 10 Maine chefs and restaurants were named as semifinalists this year.
Friday – Union Bagel is re-openning their shop on Cumberland Ave.
March 29 – Maine’s newest cidery the Absolem Cider and Oxbow Brewing will collaborating on a beer/cider dinner at the Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford, and chef Cody Finch will be holding the next dinner in his Codex series at Petite Jacqueline (5 courses @ $85/person).
April 9 – the Beer With(out) Beards festival will be taking place.
April 22 – May 1 – 4th Maine Seaweed Week.
June 13 – 19 – the 5th Annual Portland Wine Week will be taking place.
July 21 – Magnus on Water chef Ben Jackson will participating in the Outstanding in the Field series with a dinner at Glidden Point Oyster Farm in Edgecomb.
July 23 – Chaval chefs Ilma Lopez and Damian Sansonetti will participating in the Outstanding in the Field series with a dinner at Dandelion Spring Farm in Bowdoinham.