Sunday, May 26, 2013
Carmen Gonzalez of Carmen at the Danforth is showing a TV crew around her adopted hometown of Portland this week.
MGM Latin America, which produces “La Chispa de Chef Carmen Gonzalez,” filmed segments at the Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the Danforth, Bliss, and other spots around the city on Tuesday. Wednesday night, Tony Mantuano of Spiaggia joins her in the kitchen for a sold-out dinner at the Danforth.
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
Wendy Almeida and her family have a smattering of livestock and a summer garden. After 10 years of her kids being involved in 4-H, she's finally accepted the term "hobby farm" to describe her family's work at sustainable living. These days her morning starts with milking a goat before heading into the office for her day job as an assistant editor for features.
Wendy can be contacted at wea [at] mainetoday.com or on Twitter @wea1021.