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Mediterranean restaurant Baharat in Portland foodie's delight

Customers hold glasses of beer at a restaurant

Why it’s so hard to figure out when bottled and canned beer is fresh

By now, consumers have gotten the message that most beer is best enjoyed when it’s fresh.

Portland’s Greek Food Fest is a big, fat ‘yes’

“It’s a huge endeavor that’s highly organized. Our expenses are high, but we get donations of meat and time.”

5.5 million people have watched these Maine guys make bacon-cheese-taco lobster rolls

Is there ever such a thing as too much cheese?
Josh Parda, a volunteer with Comins Hall, feeds the fire as he prepares to make bean-hole beans early Friday morning in Eddington. Parda is one of a group of volunteers who organize suppers, pie and bean sales and other events to generate income for the upkeep of the building that was built in 1878.

Digging into tradition with bean-hole beans

“Fire, coals and cast iron or earthenware pots. It’s a pretty easy way to cook a whole bunch of food for a whole bunch of people. And relative to a can of beans, they taste very much better.”

Owner of acclaimed Biddeford diner reveals plans for Portland Jewish deli

“I walked in and fell in love immediately and thought this is what Portland could support.”
A lobster roll at Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor.

Lobster rolls have become the cupcake of the sea

Lobster, the emperor of crustaceans, is on a roll — a roll of near-record-high prices.

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