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

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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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