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    Winter Market

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Buy Local, Food & Drink, Shopping • 0 Comments


    On Saturday morning I went to check out the new home of the Portland Winter Farmer’s Market, hosted by Urban Farm Fermentory at 200 Anderson St.  In addition to UFF, the building is also home to Maine Line Pies, Bomb Diggity Bakery, and Pure Pops, so the addition of farm fresh veggies, handmade cheeses, local […]

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    Public Market Lunch, Part 2

    by  • April 17, 2012 • Food & Drink • 0 Comments


    Read Part I Here. Given that Portland has no shortage of places to eat lunch, it might seem kind of odd that I’m spending two entire days talking about the food options housed in one building. But part of the beauty of the food scene at Public Market House (beside its pure deliciousness) is that […]

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    Maine’s Pantry – a cornucopia of surprises!

    by  • January 25, 2012 • Buy Local, Shopping • 2 Comments


    I’m often suspicious of businesses with ‘Maine’ in the name. Often they’re not much more than tourist traps, putting a ‘Buy Local’ veneer on shoddily-made, mass-produced products. Maine’s Pantry, however, is a notable exception to that rule. On of the founding businesses of the original Portland Public Market, Maine’s Pantry moved to it’s current Commercial […]

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    Port Bean: Unexpectedly Wonderful

    by  • January 17, 2012 • Food & Drink • 0 Comments


    Port Bean in five words: Sunny, Bright, Warm, Tasty, Surprising. Sometimes, on a winter’s day, that is exactly what you need. I wasn’t planning to visit Port Bean. I’d walked by it about a hundred times, but on this particular Maine winter day it was slushy and icy and I was hungry, and suddenly the […]

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