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Review: China Taste

The family-run place you're hoping for
It's often claimed that there is no good Chinese food in Portland. But when four Maine Chinese buffet restaurants were raided by federal agents for deplorable working conditions, money laundering, and other alleged crimes a few months back, it put things in perspective.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  January 25, 2012

Recipes for college cooks who are more Top Chef than Top Ramen

Dorm gourmet
In some ways, going to college can be like going out on the road with a band.
By: JESSICA BRYCE YOUNG  |  January 25, 2012


Review: Little Seoul

Korean cooking mixes three powerhouse tastes
You hear a lot about the rise of China, but in truth it is Korea that is headed toward world domination.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  January 18, 2012


Pelmeni are a quick, easy, warm, filling Russian staple

Something other than chili
My friend's family only eats meat that he hunts: duck, venison, and moose.
By: LINDSAY STERLING  |  January 11, 2012


Interview: A new world for the Coma junkies

Awkward talks
Based on gustatory adventurer Joe Ricchio's cult foodie blog Portland Food Coma, Food Coma TV ( has had a revelatory first season.
By: NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  January 05, 2012


Snow or no snow, there's always food and beer

Slopeside eats
Despite the lack of snow, it's officially ski season.
By: LEISCHEN STELTER  |  January 04, 2012


2012 could see a resurgence in Portland's food scene

Fortune's return
It was four years ago — the beginning of 2008 — that Portland prepared to get its moment at the center of the nation's food consciousness.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  December 28, 2011

Cut calories in the New Year

Getting healthy
Several Portland restaurants will offer menu items at the price of their calorie count on Tuesday, January 3 — a nod toward the city's obesity prevention initiative and recent efforts to get local, non-chain eateries to provide nutrition information to their diners.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 28, 2011


Year-end second chances in Portland dining

Don't miss out
With the vogue in ever-changing menus, there are probably hundreds of great dishes that come and go every year in Portland that nearly everyone misses. You can't think about it: that way madness lies.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  December 21, 2011


Stuffed loins for Christmas?

Maybe you should host the family feast
Before my Nicaraguan cooking lesson with Jenny Sanchez, I wanted to quit Christmas.
By: LINDSAY STERLING  |  December 14, 2011


Eat like the 1 percent

. . . but on a 99-percenter’s budget
Maine has some pretty amazing chefs and restaurants — many using our local bounty as raw materials for their incredible creations.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 07, 2011


Arrive with these locally sourced hostess gifts

Make Emily Post proud
'Tis the season of not wanting to show up to holiday parties emptyhanded.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 07, 2011


Fez delivers a traveler’s smorgasbord

Tastes of Africa
On one wall of Fez restaurant is a portrait of the African continent.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  November 30, 2011


Review: Zapoteca

Sending Mexican upscale — with a brick oven
Thanksgiving invites us to reflect on the Anglo-American model of indigenous relations: play nice for a bit, even share a feast, then murder everyone.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  November 23, 2011


Facing down Grim

The very flavor of warmth graces the Nguyens' beef stew
We are now entering the eight-month-long conglomerate season I like to call Grim.
By: LINDSAY STERLING  |  November 16, 2011


The Portland Farmers' Market reaches a wider audience

Growth spurt
Even on a chilly Saturday morning in November, there's a steady stream of people weaving through the nearly two-dozen farm stands lined up in Deering Oaks Park.
By: LEISCHEN STELTER  |  November 09, 2011


Review: Schulte & Herr

Want comfort? Go German
The most famous quality of Germans is their knack for accomplishing even difficult tasks with a clean efficiency.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  November 02, 2011


Review: Gingko Blue

Getting the tone of a cocktail bar just right
As the recent Ken Burns documentary Prohibition revealed, the woman-led movement to eliminate alcoholic drinks was fueled by a desire to eliminate a certain kind of masculine behavior — loud, abusive, irresponsible loutishness.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  October 26, 2011


The next great finger food

For after trampoline-ing, or really anytime
Dolmas are incredibly delicious edible packets of spiced rice and/or meat that are packable, portable, and extremely healthy.
By: LINDSAY STERLING  |  October 19, 2011


Celebrate local craft breweries during Maine Beer Week

Party like a brewer
You might want to tell your boss now that you'll probably have some foggy mornings in mid-November, but only because you're supporting local business.
By: LEISCHEN STELTER  |  October 12, 2011


Review: Museum Café

Sampling the artistic institution's take on food
In the long transition by which medieval mysticism gave way to modern rationality and bureaucratic efficiency, the placement of clocks on church steeples was a profound milestone.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  October 05, 2011

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