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Mezze Style Eating in Portland at Evo

bluefin tuna

The small plates food experience is nothing new in Portland. You’ve got tapas at Sur Lie, small plates at Lolita, and mezze style eating at Evo, as well as many others. Mezze style is interesting, because it’s more of a Middle Eastern concept. At Evo, sharing is encouraged, especially when you’re in a large group. […]

A Must In Any Season: Girl’s Night Out

portland hunt and alpine club cocktails

No matter what age you are, girls night out is a sacred activity. In my group of friends, it’s an opportunity to regroup, relax…and of course, enjoy great drinks out on the town! But with so many places always opening, it’s hard to know where you want to spend this precious time. Behold, my tried […]

The Easiest Last Minute Gift This Year!

brighter

It’s the week before Christmas. It’s highly likely you’re cranking out gifts like no tomorrow, and spending up a storm on Amazon, Etsy and any other place you can think of online. Hold up! There’s one thing that you should be giving this year, especially for homesick Mainers who have moved away. After all, Maine […]

Ramen: It’s That Time Of Year Again

ramen suzukiya tonkotsu

When you’re dealing with mid-November, several things come to mind. First, how has it been in the fifties? I know weather in Maine is ever changing, but there’s a first for everything. And when that weather does change, only one thing comes to mind: ramen. Because inevitably, there are nights when I come home from […]

Portland: Treat Your Sweet Tooth!

shaved snow bubble tea

Whether you know me or not, know this: I love sweets. Usually, I stick to chocolate, but there’s no limit to what sweets I’ll indulge in, any time of day. After all, dessert is the best meal of the day. In Portland, there’s no shortage of places to find sweets, either. Aren’t you lucky I […]

Maine’s Grey Goose Gourmet

tapas cheese

After a whirlwind few weeks of eating out with my friend who was in town from Chicago, I decided to get back to basics and cook at home. At the Lobster Festival in Rockland, I stumbled upon hot pepper jelly from Grey Goose Gourmet, based in Wayne, Maine. Here’s why I’m a fan:

I Tried The McDonald’s #LobsterRoll So You Don’t Have To

mcdonalds lobster roll

Yes, the title of this post is completely true: I did try the McDonald’s Lobster Roll. Why, you ask? I know, we’re in Portland, home to many delicious lobster rolls and amazingly fresh seafood. But when you get offered an opportunity to try the roll, at no cost…it has to happen. Yes, this is a […]

Summer Lunch Series: East End’s Lolita

lolita spaghetti squid ink

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things about Portland is that perfect summer day. You go out, you eat lunch, you walk around, and just enjoy life. Even better is when you get to sit outside! I figure there’s no better time than the present to start a summer lunch series. […]

Portland’s Foodiest Happy Hours

the kings head happy hour

We all love happy hour. I love the focus in Portland on great drinks, because it’s a pretty key component to the happy hour experience. But what I love more is that perfect marriage of food and drink for happy hour. Drinking and food just go together, and in Portland, our happy hour selection doesn’t […]