Food

 
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Mexican eatery happy hour good but dinner better

on March 25, 2017, at 6:40 a.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Taste of India in downtown Bangor to reopen on Friday, after renovations

on March 24, 2017, at 10:57 a.m.
MAINE AT WAR

Democratic draft opponents thrash pro-Republican Grant in Prospect

on March 22, 2017, at 9:16 a.m.
THE PARTIAL OBSERVER

Tomas

on March 21, 2017, at 9:11 p.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Jordan’s Snack Bar in Ellsworth to open for season on March 22

on March 21, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.
MAINE COURSE

Living a life of books is sweet like this Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie recipe

on March 21, 2017, at 1:54 p.m.
Along with wraps and burritos, the nachos are also a hit at 86 This! in Ellsworth.

Burritos, punk rock and risks that paid off at Ellsworth eatery 86 This

By Emily Burnham on March 21, 2017, at 11:11 a.m.
“We wanted to make food that was very high quality, really well done, but also very simple and accessible,” Diane Kelly-Lokosz said. “Anyone can find something they like here. The last thing we want to be is pretentious. Food can be really good, and it doesn’t have to be precious. Think of it as a food truck indoors.”
JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

3-day pot roast … surviving Utah

on March 21, 2017, at 9:31 a.m.
A brief tale of survival in southeast Utah, a great pot roast that marinates for three days, and special usage of the 35th most common word in the English language.
TASTE BUDS

Creamy Pumpkin (or Squash) Pasta

on March 20, 2017, at 4:48 p.m.
SWEET POTATO KITCHEN

Small Maine produce farmers press on even in the winter months

on March 20, 2017, at 3:36 p.m.
Craft breweries are on the rise in all but one county in Maine.

When it comes to craft breweries in the U.S., Maine reigns supreme

By Darren Fishell on March 20, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.
For Maine, the rate of new breweries coming online beat the national average for five of the six years between 2010 and 2015.
Quick, gourmet lunch options attract crowds at Union restaurant in the Press Hotel.

Why Portland foodies are ditching dinner

By Kathleen Pierce on March 20, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.
Restless parents, twitchy telecommuters and gig workers are taking time out when the sun is high in the sky to indulge their palates. Lunch — the less rushed, more affordable meal out — has become the new dinner date.
Todd Fullerton, chef at Hero's Sports Grill & Entertainment Center in Bangor, and his son, Nicholas, served up some of Fullerton's award-winning seafood chowder Saturday night during the Bangor Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 772's fifth annual Chili and Chowder Cook-off, which raised $6,300 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Fullterton's chowder, one of about 40 entries submitted by professional and amateur cooks, won in both the People's Choice and Firefighters' Choice categories during the annual event, held Saturday night at Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway.

Bangor firefighters’ chili, chowder cook-off raises $6,300 for MDA

By Dawn Gagnon on March 19, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
About 40 entries were submitted by restaurants, local institutions and home cooks.
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Excellent beer and the best grilled cheese found at SoPo brewery

on March 18, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?

The Man Who United Irish- and Franco-Americans

on March 17, 2017, at 3:07 p.m.
MAINE MORSELS

Print and wear green for St. Patrick’s Day

on March 16, 2017, at 2:40 p.m.
Rob Tod founded Allagash Brewing Co. 20 years ago in Portland. The brewery is nominated for a James Beard Award.

Portland’s Eventide Oyster, Allagash Brewery receive James Beard nominations

By Kathleen Pierce on March 15, 2017, at 4:48 p.m.
This is the third nomination for popular Portland raw bar Eventide, famous for fried oyster buns and brown butter lobster rolls.
MAINE AT WAR

You’ve got the wrong guy in that coffin!

on March 15, 2017, at 10:50 a.m.
WHAT'S BREWING IN MAINE

Listen up: my week of fame, your listening and viewing pleasure

on March 14, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
Seth Whited and Sarah Waldron with a Tostada dish at their new restaurant the Neighborhood in Belfast.

Midcoast couple aims to please the people in their Neighborhood restaurant

By Emily Burnham on March 14, 2017, at 12:38 p.m.
“We try to offer healthy comfort food — stuff that’s delicious and fun to eat and feels nice and is approachable,” Seth Whited said. “But it’s also food that’s built entirely from scratch. It doesn’t just roll off the back of a Sysco truck. It’s got a lot of flair. It’s never the same for long, either. We switch it up a lot.”