Friday, December 6, 2013
Portland restaurants Vignola and Cinque Terre are reopening Friday after being closed for five weeks for remodeling. The two restaurants have merged into one: Vignola Cinque Terre, located at 10 Dana St., Portland.
The new space features an added chef's table with a view into the kitchen. Vignola Cinque Terre opens for dinner at 5 p.m. Friday.
For more information: http://www.facebook.com/cinqueterrevignola
Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.
Susan Axelrod's food writing career began in the kitchen; she owned a restaurant and catering business before turning to journalism more than a decade ago. To relax, she bakes, gardens and hikes with her husband and their two dogs. A newcomer to Portland, she is an online content producer for the Press Herald.
Susan can be contacted at 791-6310 or saxelrod [at] pressherald.com.
On Twitter: @susansaxelrod