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    Bravo, Enio’s!

    Enio’s is not another high-minded eateriy dishing up the latest fetishistic calling cards of tasting menus or locavore largesse. Instead, we have the real deal. Husband and wife team, Chef Laura and husband, Robert Butler, for years set the standard in Portland for rustic Northern Italian fare. They held sway at Rachel’s Grill in the Old Port and then at Rachel’s L’ Osteria in Rosemont. Read on

    Posted: April 12, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    To brine or not to brine

    Brining has become a big deal in culinary circles. No chef worth his salt would think of not brining. Read on

    Posted: April 10, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    A likable Little Tap House, Portland

    The Little Tap House, the successor to the long-standing Katahdin and a short-lived Plush, pays homage to an era when neighborhood taverns courted the pleasure seekers of good food and drink. Read on

    Posted: April 5, 2013
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    Food news

    Be a brewer: Sebago’s Brewing for a Cause

    Sebago Brewing Company has announced the 4th annual Brewing For A Cause, slated for April 20. Limited to only 20 guest brewers will be invited into the brewery to work alongside Sebago brewers Jon and Kevin. Attendees will participate in the brewing process, sample beers, swap recipes, and take home a case of bombers. Read on

    Posted: April 5, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    Recipe: Buittermilk custard pie

    Call it the last gasp of winter baking before all of our local berries and fruits appear in summer pies. But custard pies remain a good baking staple, an easy dessert that can be made fairly quickly. My favorite is buttermilk custard pie Read on

    Posted: April 3, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    In store at Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s

    In comparing the Portland branches of Trader Joe’s to Whole Foods, is it about two stores vying for the same shopper? Or does it come down to basic apples to oranges assessment? Read on

    Posted: April 1, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    Bring on the red sauce

    In search of the esential Italian-American kitchen with its classic red sauce, Portland restaurants, for the most part, offer benign examples of the genre. Read on

    Posted: March 29, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    Recipe: The king of casseroles

    There’s an interesting regional recipe making the rounds in various cookbooks for a dish called King Ranch Chicken. It’s basically an enchilada casserole, but a special one that captures the essence of Tex-Mex cooking. Read on

    Posted: March 27, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    Spring dining preview

    If you’ve noticed a lull in new restaurant openings in Portland, fear not because there’s a host of newbie’s springing up everywhere now and in the coming weeks and months. Read on

    Posted: March 25, 2013
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    Eat & Drink

    A case of In’finiti

    It’s been nearly a year since a new restaurant has joined the substantial ranks of Portland’s dining hierarchy. That it should be named In’finiti is neither a stroke of infinite wisdom nor affectation but, perhaps, a rather high-born notion of itself? Read on

    Posted: March 23, 2013