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When A Midwesterner Does Portland

Downtown Restaurants, Portland Hot Spots

When A Midwesterner Does Portland

August 25, 2017

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 just how much I love this town. It’s always different […]

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Downtown Restaurants, Home, Travel Spots, West End Restaurants

Portland’s Comfort Food Essentials

January 11, 2017

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 like it or not, winter is just part of what […]

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Home, Travel Spots

Portland’s best brunch spots

January 14, 2015

If you love the weekend, I bet that you love brunch just as much as I do. Weekends and brunch are the perfect marriage of food (and cocktails). So here’s the crucial question: where do you go? I have the answer, with Portland’s best brunch spots. You can thank me later.   Southern Flavor-Hot Suppa! […]

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Downtown Restaurants, East End Restaurants, New Restaurants, Travel Spots

My Top 7 Restaurants of 2014

April 11, 2014

I know that spring has only just sprung (such a corny joke, I know) but what better time to do a roundup of my favorite restaurants in the 207 than right now? Some of these may come as a surprise, but there’s no doubt that these are the places that I keep coming back to, […]

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Travel Spots

Traditional or Unique: Chicken And Waffles

January 2, 2014

Greetings from my new iPad Air that I got for Christmas, and Happy New Year! I’ve spent the last few weeks on my chicken and waffles quest, searching for the “winner”. The problem with that is, it’s more complicated than that. Out of the four places that I know for sure have them, as of […]

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Downtown Restaurants, Travel Spots

The Pulled Pork Showdown

October 3, 2013

Normally in Maine, the topic at hand is seafood. Who has the best, who is the freshest, etc. Today it’s all about the pulled pork sandwich. Over the last few months, I’ve tried some impressive selections, from The Thirsty Pig, Hot Suppa, Blue Rooster, and almost but not quite, Salvage BBQ. Let it be known, […]

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West End Restaurants

Hot Suppa!

August 2, 2013

Although some people would not call State Street a booming part of Portland, it is the avenue I must travel to find quality restaurants. Lucky for me, within a 3-5 block radius are some of the best restaurants I have yet to try! Next on the list: Hot Suppa! Having visited twice this summer, once […]

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Hey there! My name is Sarah and I’m a local food blogger eating and drinking my way around Portland’s incredible food scene. Follow me to stay up to date on the hottest spots in our foodie city!
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