Fabulous Food of the Midcoast spotlights local restaurants

Posted Sept. 19, 2011, at 9:07 p.m.

NORTHPORT — The Fabulous Food of the Midcoast, one of midcoast Maine’s most delicious fundraisers, is taking shape. With 14 restaurants and food vendors committed and more signing up, the event promises to provide a unique dining experience. It is planned for Thursday, Oct. 6, at Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Atlantic Highway.

Amalfi On The Water, Belfast Coop Café, Cappy’s Chowder House, Creative Catering, Dessert Divas, Ducktrap River of Maine, Moran’s Hideaway Diner, Papa J’s and The Lobster Bar, Point Lookout’s kitchen, Ralph’s Café, the Restaurant at Penobscot Bay Inn, Starlight Custom Cakes, Waterfront Restaurant and the Whales’s Tooth Pub and Restaurant plan to share food specialties with attendees at the event. Additional food vendors who will take part will be announced soon.

The Live Auction will be conducted by Belfast City Councilor Eric Sanders. There is a planned Silent Auction of art from a number of local artists. Another Silent Auction will feature many great items.

Belfast Summer Nights impresario and local vaudeville cast member Ando Anderson with his sideman Jeff Densmore will provide music during the dinner hour.

Live Auction items will include a handmade traditional quilt by Joan Herrick, a cable stitch throw from Patricia St. Andre, four one-day Disney theme park passes, a steel exterior door and a Velux ventilating window, a trip with Grindle Point Lobster on a delivery in a comfortable 18-wheeler, a Nook e-reader, a trip to Portland for a Sea Dogs game, lodging and a meal, 100 gallons of fuel oil or two cords of wood, three hours of one-on-one tutoring for your student, a $200 gift certificate for the Waldo County YMCA for membership or program expenses, and more. More items are being added all the time and will be viewable at http://www.ffom.brmaine.org.

Tickets may be purchased for $25 until Saturday, Oct. 1. Tickets at the door will cost $30. For more information and ticket requests contact to Patrick Walsh at 338-2200, ext. 109 or pwalsh@brmaine.org.

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