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Star Turns For Pot Pie And Oyster Bar; Support For Vets

KENNEBUNKThe Kennebunk Inn's Lobster Pot Pie will be featured on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" series tomorrow night at 10 p.m. in an episode highlighting the best pot pies from around the country. It's not the first TV appearance for chefs Brian and Shanna O'Hea's signature dish, which has been on the menu at the Inn's restaurant, Academe Brasserie, for more than six years. Cat Cora celebrated the pot pie on the The Food Network's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate." [EaterWire]

PORTLANDEventide Oyster Co. was one of a half dozen "outstanding oyster bars" (and the only one in New England) named in a Wall Street Journal piece touting the "oyster renaissance" in North America, "the likes of which has not been seen since the Gilded Age." [WSJ]

BRUNSWICK — To honor Veterans Day (Nov. 11), six restaurants will donate a portion of this weekend's sales to Paws for Peace, a new initiative of Harpswell-based Embrace a Vet that provides companion dogs to Maine vets with PTSD or traumatic brain injuries. The restaurants are: Benchwarmers Restaurant & Sports Pub, Byrnes Irish Pub, The Great Impasta, Henry and Marty, Joshua's Restaurant and Tavern and Scarlet Begonias in Brunswick; Admiral Steakhouse and Byrnes Irish Pub in Bath; and Azure Cafe in Freeport. [BDN]

· Oysters Ascendent [WSJ]
· Restaurants Give Back For Veterans Day [BDN]

[Photo: Shanna O'Hea in the kitchen at Academe Brasserie/Travel Channel]

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