Bite-Sized Food News (10)

Bite Sized Food News

It’s almost the end of 2016, and we’re still finding things to excite us about Portland’s food scene. Yes, a new year is almost upon us, but as the holiday fever winds down, it seems that Portland continues to surprise and inspire us with culinary prowess. This week, Bite Into Maine has been named for one of the best sandwiches in the country, the Green Eyes cocktail at Portland Hunt & Alpine Club is named…

The most popular restaurants that opened in 2016

Wow, what a year it has been. Although some would say it’s been a rough year socially and politically, at least it's been a pretty swell one for the local culinary scene. Several restaurants opened in 2016, but these are the ones I consider delightful.    Rossobianco When the owner of Vinland decided to open an Italian restaurant, many of us weren’t sure what the outcome would be. But then we remembered that trend-wise, 2016…

Bite Sized Food News

Loving food is not just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. In Portland, the holidays are coming, but more importantly, new restaurants are opening. The recently opened Bamboo Bistro in Westbrook, Pho & Co. in Portland’s Public Market and Barista’s & Bites in Westbrook are all new players in the food game. In addition to these newly opened spots, Portland’s fantastic restaurant scene gets recognition from Spoon University, Eater and Edible Manhattan. Want to find out…

Bite Sized Food News

Welcome back, fellow foodies! Yes, we've survived another chilly week, but at least we're that much closer to warm Christmas feasts. As December is upon us, it's time to say goodbye to Bibo's Mad Apple Cafe and note that Urban Sugar has won the Dessert Food Truck of the Year contest held by Mobile Cuisine; Art Of The Menu highlights Rhum; and a new Thai vendor is calling the Public Market home. Want to learn…

Bite Sized Food News

Hello everyone, and welcome to another tasty edition of Bite Sized Food News. Yes, we’re all full and couldn’t possibly think about food after surviving Thanksgiving, but here we are. There’s no turkey or cranberry sauce to be found here, only an exciting update on the world of food in Portland. This week, Urban Sugar gets nominated for Food Truck of the Year by Mobile Cuisine, 3 local Maine companies have been named finalists in…

Bite Sized Food News

Welcome readers, to another exciting edition of Bite Sized Food News! This week, we creep closer and closer to Thanksgiving, one of the biggest celebrations of food. Several restaurants are gearing up to open before the New Year, including Big Poke in Westbrook, Izakaya Minato in Portland, and Otherside Delicatessen with a second location in the West End. Another foodie city, Austin, Texas has reviewed Portland’s food scene, and meanwhile, the Little Jamaican food cart…

Bite Sized Food News

Well, folks, November is in full swing, and that can only mean one thing: winter is really almost here. Ignore some of the out of season 60 degree days we enjoyed at the beginning of the month, and remember what really counts. Not only is Thanksgiving almost upon us, but restaurants are in the midst of opening all around us. This week, owners of the immensely popular Portland Hunt & Alpine Club have bought a…

Bite Sized Food News

Fall is almost over! Let’s face it, by now the heaters and heavy blankets have come out. This liminal space between the seasons also beckons the beginnings of new restaurants popping up all over southern Maine. Changes are abounding. This week, tipping is being eliminated at Bao Bao Dumpling House and Tao Yuan in Brunswick, Livingly says the best brunch in Maine is at Local 188, and The Holy Donut has decided to expand to…

Bite Sized Food News

 Another week of fall has passed us by as we get closer and closer to winter's chills. But in the world of food, things are heating up: El Corazon goes viral, The Honey Paw receives accolades for their play on the classic poke, Maine’s best hot dog is served in a park in Portland and new restaurants are opening in Portland and nearby Westbrook. Get ready for another tasty update on Portland's culinary scene.  …

Bite Sized Food News

Greetings, food lovers! This week, the season of openings continues, as the chef of Bao Bao announces plans to open a wine bar restaurant, a German pub called Jager is slated to join the lineup on Wharf Street, and a distillery and oyster company are planning to open on Washington Ave. In other news, Food & Wine has written a guide to Portland with 14 reasons to visit, Buzzfeed names Urban Sugar the best place…
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