Sunday, March 9, 2014
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.
Kristen Kish, winner of Top Chef Season 10 and chef de cuisine at Menton in Boston, will be teaming up with Jonathan Cartwright, Grand Chef Relais & Chateau at the White Barn Inn, on Feb. 20 for an intimate six-course dinner.
Menton, one of chef Barbara Lynch's restaurants, is Boston's only Relais & Chateau property.
The collaborative dinner isa fundraiser for the Bocuse D'Or USA Foundation, which connects young chefs with scholarships and internships that help them promote their careers.
If you’re a fan of Urban Farm Fermentory’s unique kombucha flavors or its line of hard ciders, soon you’ll be able to buy them in lots more locations.
The artisanal beverage business has signed on with distributor Pine State Beverage Co. in Gardiner, so now its products can be sent to restaurants, bars and stores all over the state.
Bryan Dame is leaving his position as executive chef at Boone's in Portland to take over the kitchen at Gather in Yarmouth.
Brandon Tenney, who had been executive sous chef, or chef tournant, for all of Harding Lee Smith's "Rooms" restaurants, will be taking Dame's spot at Boone's.
Smith said Tenney stepped in for Dame last fall while Dame was recovering from an injury, "and has done a great job."
"Bryan decided to take the Gather job when we learned of it becoming available," Smith said in an email. "We are excited for him."
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Truffle lovers, Piccolo knows your heart's desire and wants to shower you in winter truffles.
The rustic Italian restaurant at 111 Middle St., which just made the Find.Eat.Drink. list of "Where to eat in 2014," is planning a four-course wine dinner featuring black winter truffles.
The evening will begin with a reception at 6:45 p.m. on Jan. 16. Dinner follows at 7.
Tandem Coffee Roasters, 122 Anderson St., will hold its first bar night from 6 to 9:30 Tuesday.
Admission is free.
Here's how the folks at Tandem describe the evening: "We'll pour three exceptional wines you've almost certainly never tried, and one great beer, by the super-reasonanbly priced glass and half glass. Delicious snack plates for $9. Eat and drink easy and well, for not much money, and hang out with great people. Come when you'd like, leave when you'd like."
For more information, call 899-0235.