SCARBOROUGH - Share Our Strength Maine is gearing up for its fall fundraising season, kicking off with a star-studded "No Kid Hungry" dinner at The Black Point Inn on Sept. 9. Chefs Rob Evans of Duckfat and Brian Hill of Francine Bistro and Shepherd's Pie in Rockport will join host chef William Brenner of The Point restaurant; the five course menu begins with "cold roasted tuna with melon and local tofu" and finishes with "buttermilk panna cotta with roasted local peach, prosecco gelee and buttered bread crumbs." Plenty of tasty stuff in between, too. The cost is $250 per person.
BAR HARBOR - The Good Food Stories blog has published a Neighborhood Guide that recommends Two Cats for breakfast, Geddy's and Blaze for pizza, The Thirsty Whale for a couple of pints and Mt. Desert Ice Cream. Because beyond that, what else do you need?
PORTLAND - Matthew Delisle, chef de cuisine from L'Espalier in Boston will be the guest chef on Sept. 12 for a 7-course, $150 per person dinner at Five-Fifty-Five, using ingredients from L'Espalier proprietor Frank McClelland's organic Massachusetts farm.
[Chef Brian Hill Photo: Ted Axelrod]