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Hearty and sweet
Sonny's finds the right mix of flavors and textures
America's war on obesity is going nowhere.
| March 17, 2010
How the other half eats?
Sampling suburban fare in Falmouth
Seeking to understand our once-and-future masters, I headed up to Falmouth, where registered Republicans outnumber Democrats, to examine how they eat. I followed some expensive sedans to Johnny's Bistro.
| February 17, 2010
New and renewed flavors in Portland's food scene
The events of the last decade have spoiled our taste for speculation.
| December 30, 2009
In with the new
And with the even newer — the year in Portland food
This year represented a bittersweet end to a miserable decade for the nation.
| December 22, 2009
The chef of Five Fifty-Five bids adieu to summer
With Labor Day weekend behind us, so goes the high tourist season here in Maine. While this means less crowded beaches and the possibility of finding a weekend parking space in the Old Port, it signifies a major transition for restaurateurs around the city.
| September 09, 2009
For serious kids
The Salt Exchange experiments with food
In last week's New York Times , David Brooks suggested that for people who are not parents there are "no grand designs..., no high ambitions. Politics becomes insignificant. Even words like justice lose meaning."
| August 05, 2009
Bresca's new collaborative effort brings intimacy back to dining
For someone who once envisioned herself sequestered in a dusty library somewhere in England reading medieval literature, Krista Desjarlais, executive chef and owner of Bresca, has a life far from quiet and solitude.
| July 22, 2009
A beam of light
El Rayo lets the ingredients shine
We live in an era in which we are grateful when people get the big things right, even if the details are off. Too often these days we find the opposite: well-titled books with little insight, an economy that "grows" but produces nothing of actual value, clever people who lack the deeper qualities of character.
| July 08, 2009
St. Clair Annex
Seasonal delights in Watch Hill
Seasonal delights in Watch Hill
| June 24, 2009
Patrick, the potato, and pork
An affordable Irish dinner
In just a few short days, the life of Saint Patrick will be celebrated the world over with his namesake holiday, Ireland's most visible mark on the global calendar.
| March 04, 2009
Review: Happy Teriyaki
Japanese and Chinese cuisines take second place at Happy Teriyaki
There is little that is hard about Happy Teriyaki, which is Korean-owned despite the Japanese name and the Japanese-style cute bear logo in the window.
| February 25, 2009
Buns, buns, buns
A Dominican fried treat whomps health-nut-ism
The sunshine yellow trim of the La Bodega Latina, a corner store and deli geared toward Spanish-speaking immigrants, peeks out above the eight-foot-high pile of dirty snow along Congress Street.
| February 11, 2009
A good kind of corny
Loco Pollo gets tamales right
To have been stuck with corn was the great curse of this continent.
| January 28, 2009
Arabica offers a bright spot for a dark year
The next 12 months will offer obsession with stimulus and stimulation.
| December 31, 2008
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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