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    November 21, 2012

    Food & Dining Dispatches, Nov. 21, 2012

    Portland man’s food memoir is an Amazon ‘Best Book’ The recently released food memoir from Portland resident David Buchanan scored a spot on Amazon’s list of the Best Books of 2012 in the Food Literature category. It ranks number 10 on the list, which includes “Consider the Fork” by Bee Wilson and “Dearie: The Remarkable […]

  • Published
    November 15, 2012

    Craft fairs hold buying local, unique appeal

    This time of year, Mainers are mad about craft fairs – luckily, there are tons for them to check out.

  • Published
    November 14, 2012
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    Natural Foodie: Kids learn to see luck, not yuck, in healthy food

    Before starting a hands-on cooking lesson with 70 children at South Berwick Central School, chef and prolific cookbook author Kathy Gunst laid down two ground rules: the students had to taste everything, and while they didn’t have to like it all, they couldn’t say “gross” or “yuck.” As the first- and second-graders, under the watchful […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2012

    Hearing the ka-ching of gay wedding bells

    Maine businesses are positioning themselves to benefit from the increased opportunities that the approval of same-sex marriage will bring.

  • Published
    November 8, 2012

    Political hijinks with Capitol Steps

    The Capitol Steps bring their hilariously skewed satire to Maine.

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Natural Foodie: Making the vegan switch proved to be a win-win-win

    Channel 13’s Jeff Peterson saw his energy spike, his cholesterol plummet and 31 pounds melt away.

  • Published
    November 1, 2012

    NBC stations air Hurricane Sandy telethon-concert Friday

    Performers include Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting and Christina Aguilera.

  • Published
    November 1, 2012

    Et Cetera: Big date with ‘Big Nate’ creator

    On Saturday, Portland’s Lincoln Peirce, the nationally syndicated comic strip artist of ‘Big Nate’ fame, will meet fans at Casablanca Comics.

  • Published
    October 31, 2012

    Natural Foodie: Grim reapings from the industrial food system

    To really scare yourself this Halloween, consider the ‘extras’ that come with many foods: arsenic, pesticides and salmonella.

  • Published
    October 31, 2012

    Food & Dining Dispatches

    KENNEBUNK Kennebunk Inn attracts more pot-pie attention The Kennebunk Inn’s Lobster Pot Pie will be featured on a “Pot Pie Paradise” episode of the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” show at 10 p.m. Nov. 7. This past summer, a Travel Channel crew shot owners Brian and Shanna O’Hea making the lobster pot pie in the Academe […]

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