Tuesday – opening day at Free Street (instagram), the new restaurant and bar at 77 Free Street located in the renovated space formerly occupied Binga’s Stadium. The menu includes a 25-tap draft beer list, house designed and classic cocktails, and a menu of casual appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees like chicken and waffles, fish and chips, and salt and pepper tofu.
Saturday – Christmas.
New Year’s Eve – Here’s a growing list of options for your New Year’s Eve celebrations–more will be added as restaurants announce their plans—send us a message if you see some place missing from the list.
- Batson River – entertainment and “passed appetizers, food stations, late night snacks, and a sparkling toast at midnight”; $70 per person.
- Broken Arrow – 5-course dinner ($95 per person) at 6 pm, and 7-course dinner ($145 per person) at 9 pm, both with optional pairings.
- Crispy Gai –fried chicken and caviar.
- Evo Kitchen + Bar – 6-course dinner with optional wine pairings; $150 per person.
- Friends & Family – a Tour d’Alps tasting menu; $48 per person.
- Judy Gibson – a 6-course tasting menu plus snacks; $100 per person with optional beverage pairing for $45 per person.
- Knotted Apron – 4-course dinner with champagne toast; $79 per person.
- Luna – entertainment, appetizers and sparkling wine toast; $100 per person.
- Mr. Tuna – a range of sushi options for 2 – 10 people.
- Roma – is offering a special menu, details TBD.
- Verbena’s – 4-course takeout dinner; $52 per person.
New Year’s Day
- Broken Arrow – serving Brinner, their “favorite brunch meets dinner items”
- Little Tap House – serving brunch
January 2 – KitNA (instagram) will be releasing their first beer On Your Mark American Blonde at a variety of beer retail locations.
January 14 – The Good Food Foundation will be announcing the winners of the 2022 awards program; 10 Maine food producers are finalists this year, and Black Tie is kicking-off a spring cooking class series.