Tag Archives: old port

The Pulled Pork Showdown


Normally in Maine, the topic at hand is seafood. Who has the best, who is the freshest, etc. Today it’s all about the pulled pork sandwich. Over the last few months, I’ve tried some impressive selections, from The Thirsty Pig, Hot Suppa, Blue Rooster, and almost but not quite, Salvage BBQ. Let it be known, […]

Compass Rose


UPDATE: Compass Rose appears to have closed after just a month in Portland. Well wishes and we’ll see who moves into the space next! As a foodie, an incredible thing happened recently. Truly maybe one of the most amazing meals I’ve ever had, from a very recently opened restaurant in Portland. They’ve literally been open […]