Chef David Levi has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the launch of his restaurant Vinland. Levi has leased 593 Congress Street and is in the process on renovating the space—watch the video for a glimpse inside.
At Vinland Levi will be dedicated to using 100% local products, foregoing the typical ingredients common in most restaurants in favor of innovative locally foraged, grown and raised alternatives.
Vinland will forge a distinctly Maine cuisine. Drawing from indigenous food traditions along with those of the Acadians, New Englanders, and other peoples of the North Atlantic, the cuisine of Vinland is an expression of our place and history. Yet the mission is as much about ecology, building the local economy, and teaching good nutrition as it is about great food. We see these four elements as inextricable and mutually reinforcing…[read more]
Visit the Vinland page on Kickstarter if you’d like to help fund the project.