• Posts Tagged ‘restaurant’

    Summer Fizz

    by  • June 16, 2014 • Food & Drink • 2 Comments

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    Tucked away over on the edge of the Old Port is one of the most interesting and inventive shops in Portland – Vena’s Fizz House. Part antique store, part foodie supply, and part new-fashioned soda fountain, it’s a place no other in the city — and perhaps in the entire country. Step inside the front […]

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    Public Market Lunch, Part 2

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

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    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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    Public Market Lunch, Part I

    by  • April 16, 2012 • Food & Drink • 1 Comment

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    Situated on Monument Square, it might be fair to say that the Public Market House symbolizes the heart of the local foods movement in Portland. Opened in 2006, following the collapse of Betty Noyce’s visionary-but-doomed Public Market project, the current public market opened in a converted Army-Navy store as a partnership between four of the […]

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    Sunday Brunch at The Farmer’s Table

    by  • March 12, 2012 • Buy Local, Food & Drink • 6 Comments

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    With its unique architecture, and its prime position on Commercial street, Farmer’s Table has to be one of the most attractive restaurants in the city. I don’t mean that glibly – regardless of what dining establishment has its home there, the building itself always enticed me. “Come in, eat here,” it seems to say, “with […]

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    I {heart} Tandoor

    by  • February 6, 2012 • Food & Drink • 2 Comments

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    Valentine’s Day, at our house, means something a little different than it does for the rest of the country. Sure, my husband gets me flowers, and now that we have a kid we do spend time making cards and getting ready for the inevitable classroom Valentine party (which includes watching Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, […]

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