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My Top 7 Restaurants of 2014

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I know that spring has only just sprung (such a corny joke, I know) but what better time to do a roundup of my favorite restaurants in the 207 than right now? Some of these may come as a surprise, but there’s no doubt that these are the places that I keep coming back to, […]

Adult Trick or Treating with Portland Taste Tours

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You may have spent your Halloween chowing down on leftover candy bought on sale, or enjoying a night out on the town, but mine included tastes and treats as part of Portland Taste Tour’s Halloween tour. We hit five spots, including Old Port Candy Co, b.good, The Thirsty Pig, Gelato Fiasco, and The Bar of […]

The Pulled Pork Showdown

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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

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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 […]

King of The Roll

Considering the fact that I’m now a “New Englander” (kind of!) it’s been a goal of mine to try the sushi here in Portland. I wish I could give you guys a comprehensive sushi guide, but for some reason, sushi is quite ridiculous in price here compared to Chicago. Go figure… However, King of the […]