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Archive: May 2017

Eateries and Watering Holes in the News

Memorial Day weekend is here and that means the city is ready to welcome you with open arms in anticipation of your visit. Buildings, roads, restaurants and bars have been repaved, refurbished and new places to visit have been added for your absolute pleasure. One place of note has been in construction all winter; Bayside Bowl in…

Where to Eat & Drink in Portland: New & Award-Winning

What’s New to Eat in Portland’s Old Port Memorial weekend’s approaching fast and all of Portland’s eateries, bars, and excursion experts are gearing up for visitors who are coming to enjoy the bounty of great food and beverages we have to offer. That being said, there are two newer restaurants in Portland worth mentioning: The 5 Spot, at…

Coveted James Beard Award Brought Home Again!

Portland Eateries and Watering Holes in the News In honor of Eventide Oyster Co.’s, big James Beard Award win, this week’s blog will feature some of the Portland restaurants/bars that have received an award or were nominated. The James Beard Awards are the Oscar’s of the food world and Portland is fortunate to have had several nominations in 2017. There will be more on Eventide later, but for now let’s start with cocktails: the Hunt & Alpine Club, was nominated in the Outstanding bar program category. This mouth watering hotspot on Market Street is about as good as it gets if you’re into mixology and I have to say, the food made to compliment your beverage will not disappoint. Drifter’s Wife, was a semi-finalist in the Best New Restaurant category. Chef Ben Jackson’s talent has brought diners in from all over New…

New Weekly Blog with Restaurant Insights and Highlights!

We’re excited to share with you our new series of blogs dedicated to the Greater Portland food scene, weekly updates and insights from Christopher Papagni. Christopher brings a lifetime of culinary experience and expertise to his writing and thoroughly embraces all that Portland has to offer. If you’re interested in reading about some great places to dine and insights into the awards, activities, chefs, mixologists and new openings, you’ll enjoy this blog each week. – Maine Foodie Tours Owner/Director – Pamela Laskey  Here’s our first post for your edutainment: Food Trucks and Wonderful Watering Holes You are either coming to Portland to enjoy the abundance of exceptional seafood or you are already here visiting our many foodie stops. Happy hour is one of our city’s best features and greatest bargains. My favorite is DiMillo’s on the Water, an Old Port staple. DiMillo’s is a beautiful ferry…

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