Tuesday April 17, 2012 | 07:05 PM
Posted by Maine a la Carte

Leave it to Larry Matthews to come up with the idea of serving American Caviar Pizza.

Can you say "Yum?"

Matthews, chef/owner of Back Bay Grill in Portland, always comes up with interesting food when he veers from his regular menus, and this time is no different. Matthews is launching a new bistro menu next week that will only be available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

If you're not a caviar person, how about a bowl of pheasant consomme? Or an apple-brined pork chop? Those are some of the dishes already planned for the two-course bistro menu, which will change from week to week and give Matthews a chance to experiment a little.

Two courses will cost $30 per person. Wine pairings will be available for an additional $10 per person.

The bistro menus will be available through June 7 and posted each week on the restaurant's Facebook page.

Back Bay Grill is located at 65 Portland St.

– Meredith Goad

About the Author

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.

Meredith can be contacted at 791-6332 or mgoad@pressherald.com
On Twitter: @meredithgoad


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