Monday – Death & Co will be taking over the bar at the Hunt & Alpine Club.
Tuesday – Upcoming restaurants Twelve and Bar Futo are collaborating on a dinner taking place at Evo; there are seatings at 5:30 and 8:30.
Wednesday – Chaval is holding a Star Wars themed May the Fourth dinner, and Liquid Riot and Cheese Louise are teaming up on a 5-course dinner.
Thursday – Bissell Brothers Brewing is holding a beer dinner.
Friday – Roll Call will be opening their new sandwich shop in the Public Market House.
May 11 – Crispy Gai is hosting a dinner in collaboration with Little Brother Chinese, Norimoto Bakery, Indy’s Sandwich, Ghee, Pho Huong and Golden Wat on a 5-course dinner. The dinner is a benefit for United Asian Communities.
May 25 – the debut of Season 5 of the Netflix show Somebody Feed Phil. Season 5 includes an episode shot in Portland, Biddeford and the Midcoast.
June 13 – The 2022 Beard Foundation Awards gala is taking place in Chicago. Five Maine chefs and restaurants are contenders for this year’s awards.
June 13 – 19 – the 5th Annual Portland Wine Week will be taking place—see details on their Women in Wine Dinner.
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. The Wavy Days Beer Fest is taking place.
September 3 – Tender Table is holding their 2nd Annual Food & Art Fair in Congress Square Park.
September 19 – 25 – Maine Lobster Week is taking place.
October 9 – the Maine Cheese Guild is holding Maine Open Creamery Day.