Cocktail Week

The Bearded Lady's Jewel Box, Portland, Friday at 6 p.m.

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Updating Portland's Cocktail Heatmap, October 2014

Ten answers to the question, "Where should I go for cocktails in Portland right now?"

Lifers

The Armory Lounge Bartender Ben Bragdon Wouldn't Want to be Anywhere Else

Welcome to Lifers, a feature in which Eater interviews the men and women who have worked in the restaurant and bar industry for the better part of their lives, sharing their stories and more.

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Updating Portland's Cocktail Heatmap, October 2014

Ten answers to the question, "Where should I go for cocktails in Portland right now?"

The 18 Essential Maine Restaurants, October 2014

"Can you recommend a restaurant?" Yes.

Updating the Eater Maine Heatmap, October 2014

Your answer to the question, "Where should I eat right freaking now?"

Chefs' Choice: 9 Awesome Bars in Maine to Watch NFL

Put those shorts and flip-flops away. Fall is here. That means those Sundays that were spent at the beach are now for watching football and crushing wings and beer. While the New England Patriots...

Seattle Musts: Joule, Westward, Ma'Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

Joule Seattle's most reliable address for a casual, of-the-moment meal may be the Fremont Collective—a warehouse in the Wallingford neighborhood (about four miles north of downtown) that was...

Nothing But Hits at East Village Newcomer Tuome

East-West fusion has gotten a bad rap, mainly because the execution is usually ham-fisted. Some dude stuffs pastrami in an egg roll, stirs wasabi into mashed potatoes, or jams kimchi into a...

New Chef Breathes New Life into Scandinavian Stalwart Aquavit

Long before there was a Faviken, a Relae, or even a Noma, many refined gastronauts came to appreciate Nordic food in a very different way than we understand it today thanks to a groundbreaking...

Tame Food in a Sensational Space at Seattle's Canlis

Canlis has been Seattle's first word in special-occasion dining since time immemorial—or at least since 1950, when Peter Canlis commissioned Pacific Northwest architect Roland Terry to envision a...

Mastering Perfect Ice Cream at Home with OddFellows' Sam Mason

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

The Vaportini Makes Getting Drunk as Easy as Breathing

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Everything You Need to Know About the Michelin Guide

Every fall, chefs and diners lose their minds over a little red book published by a tire company. Here’s a guide to understanding Michelin Madness.

Feel Food Is Selling 'Cheetos' You Don't Have to Feel Bad About Eating

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

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Eater's essential restaurants in Maine

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Cocktail Week

27 Ski Country Cocktail Spots in Bethel, Kingfield, and Beyond

From Sugarloaf to Sunday River, Stratton to Killington, here are 27 ski spots that are doing cocktails right.

Fall Tracking

Portland Food Co-op Hits 2000 Member-Owners During Final Pre-Opening Tour

As staff showed off the nearly-finished build-out of the member-owned grocery store, Cindy Hyman pushed the organization into the 2000s.

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Tiqa, FOURFOURTYTHREECLUB Under Extensive Construction at new Old Port Hotels

Someone called FOURFOURTYTHREECLUB, LLC has leased space at Hyatt; another Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchise coming to South Portland; Tiqa space under construction, liquor license application...

Menu Porn

Enter the Dragon: Chef Cara Stadler's Bao Bao Finally Opens Publicly Tuesday

After a weekend of soft openings, the newest player in Portland's dumpling scene opens for public dinner Tuesday and for lunch and dinner Wednesday. See a menu and photos, as well as initial...

Eater Tracking

Full Frontal Noodly: Ramen Suzukiya's Food Porn Window Display

Chef/owner Katsuaki Suzuki and son Cory tease East Enders with gorgeous shots of handmade ramen noodles, though the restaurant's opening status has been downgraded to "Hopefully by the end of the...

Cocktail Week

Eater's Third Annual Cocktail Week Begins Now

It's a collection of all things muddled, shaken, and stirred.

News

How Maine's Restaurant Industry Would Change the World Through Food

How would you change the world through food? Local experts weigh in.

Eater Interviews

Rosemont's Joe Appel Invites you to eat Good Food From Local Farmers

Wine guy and "hired song and dance man" Joe Appel on chef Brad Messier, the origins of Rosemont Market Productions, this weekend's Crystal Spring Farm dinner, and bean suppers coming soon.

Week in Reviews

Kate McCarty Digs the Dimly-Lit Vibe of Bramhall

McCarty's positive First Look at Bramhall, Golden's approving First Look at Sur Lie, and a round-up of grilled cheese lunches in Portland.

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An Epic Maine Food Tour: Eventide, Vinland, Slab, Fore Street, Five Islands Lobster Co.

Eater Interviews

Jitti Chaithiraphant on the Art of Staging

He has completed stages at more than 50 restaurants around the country and is currently working on making craft vinegars here in Boston.

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Updating the Eater Maine Heatmap, September 2014

Lifers

Robert's Maine Grill Strengthening Connections Between Farm, Kitchen, Community

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Fall Tracking

Portland's Most Anticipated Fall Openings, 2014

Check out Portland's hottest upcoming openings for this fall.

Eater Maine

Winter Wreaks Havoc on Bangor's Food Scene, Hurls Cielos, Schnitzel's Out West

Owner Kirsten Pilot of Cielos Mexican Grill and Schnitzel's Austrian Grill will leave Bangor, make a go of it year-round in warmer climes.

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Honey Paw Doesn't Feature Honey Badger, Just Some Bear

But honey badger don't care.

Lifers

Michael Landgarten Continues to Improve Bob's Clam Hut Recipe for Success

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Still Standing

Bar of Chocolate, Wharf Street's Word of Mouth Winner

Nearly ten years later, Sarah Martin's Bar of Chocolate is still standing. The owner says, "We love the industry people: They're us!"

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Bao Bao Soft Opening This Week? Chef Cara Stadler Insists It's Not

Tipsters say yes, chef Cara Stadler says no: Could long-awaited Bao Bao Dumpling House finally be launching this week?

Reopening Report

Dobrá Tea Finally has Windows, a Tea Safe in its Fabulous new Location

Photos of Dobrá Tea's progress, culminating in an opening either Friday or Saturday.

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Chefs' Choice: 9 Awesome Bars in Maine to Watch NFL

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Batali. Colicchio. Chang. Keller. These culinary titans have taken the food world by storm. But, they all started somewhere: On the line. Starting from the bottom, these guys pushed themselves...

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The 18 Essential Maine Restaurants, July 2014

Opening Report

New Dessert Truck Owner Joey Hamilton: Leave the Cash, Take the Cannoli

Cannoli Joe's launched at the Cumberland Country Fair and plans to hit the streets of Portland "soon."

Listicles

Five in Brunswick, Ten in Bangor, One in Portland: Restaurant Round-ups

Vacation Home Rentals calls Petite Jacqueline "Maine's Best Restaurant," while The Culture Trip picks the top ten for Bangor and MaineToday lists five greats in Brunswick.

Opening Report

Opening Days "A Little Crazy" in a Good Way at C Salt Gourmet Market

Open now: C Salt Gourmet Market in Cape Elizabeth, Arabian Days coffee shop in Portland, Moe's Original Bar B Que in South Portland.

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