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When A Midwesterner Does Portland

When A Midwesterner Does Portland

It doesn’t take a genius to know that I love eating in Portland. And it’s something that my mother knows too, even if she lives a thousand miles away. She recently made a trip to Portland to celebrate her 60th birthday, and it reminded me […]

The Blended Burger Project at Liquid Riot

The Blended Burger Project at Liquid Riot

There are many burgers to try in Portland, and I’m definitely still a fan of the simple but elegant burger at Mash Tun. New to the Portland burger scene is the Spore Uproar Burger at Liquid Riot. If you’re not familiar, this burger is part […]

A Bite Sized Guide to Maine Restaurant Week 2017

A Bite Sized Guide to Maine Restaurant Week 2017

I can almost remember it like it was yesterday. When I first heard about Maine Restaurant Week, I couldn’t believe it. Here was a whole week, dedicated to the restaurant scene in Maine. I first started this blog when I was a senior in college […]

Portland’s Best Burger Is Only $6

Portland’s Best Burger Is Only $6

For those that just opened this post, I’m sure you’re thinking it’s quite a claim to say the best burger in Portland is only $6. I mean, where can you even get a burger that’s $6 and quality in Portland? My friends, I have the […]

Portland’s Comfort Food Essentials

Portland’s Comfort Food Essentials

Winter in Maine sometimes makes me question why cold weather is acceptable. Like my hometown of Chicago, Maine is freezing during the winter. I’m never warm, multiple layers are a necessity, and it sometimes feels like I’d rather just hibernate til spring. But whether we […]

The Winter Warm Up

The Winter Warm Up

Well, welcome to another winter in Portland. We survived our first snowstorm of the season, and chances are, it’s icy, cold and slippery all around you. This kind of weather doesn’t exactly inspire me to cook, but it does make me crave soup. Lots and […]

Comfort Food at Portland Meatball Company

Comfort Food at Portland Meatball Company

I don’t like to bring up politics, but it’s been an unavoidable topic after the election. How convenient that comfort food is available, and near by. Want to know what one of the ultimate comfort foods is? Meatballs! There’s just something about meatballs that makes […]

The Guide To Wings Your Significant Other Will Actually Read

The Guide To Wings Your Significant Other Will Actually Read

Fall is here! I love the changing leaves, hot apple ciders, and cold autumn nights that require bonfires and s’mores. But along with these great things, it’s also football season. Whether you’re a Pats fan or just a football lover, this is your time of […]

More Brunch To Munch On

More Brunch To Munch On

We know that it goes without saying that I adore brunch. If I could have it as every meal of my day (complete with a mimosa) I probably would. But since I can’t, this is the next best thing. Tired of going to all the […]

A Dive Bar To Remember: Tomaso’s Canteen

A Dive Bar To Remember: Tomaso’s Canteen

Recently, there has been one place in Portland that I just keep coming back to. Any ideas? This spot recently opened, and has specials for practically every day of the week. It’s Tomaso’s Canteen! What was formerly Sangillo’s is now a dive bar owned by […]