Tag Archives: Portland

Royal Pop-Up at Tempo Dulu

Lucky me – I’m invited to an eight-course Royal Thai dinner designed and prepared by Chef Goy Siwaporn, left, who hides a prodigious talent in her tiny frame. Best of all, the sparkling eight-course dinner is held at The Danforth … Continue reading

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Sustainable Urbanism By Design

Originally published © the Portland Press Herald 2012, photos by Derek Davis Intrepid homesteaders ascend Portland’s Munjoy Hill reviving once-neglected neighborhoods with creative housing concepts. Sometimes it’s co-housing. Sometimes it’s a condominium.  It’s often collaborative living, but doesn’t quite conform … Continue reading

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Nor’easter: Survival Fare

A blizzard is coming. My first thought is, “What can I not live without for 48 hours?”  I head for 171 Cumberland Avenue, early, for some savory, soul-satisfying 10-10 pié.  I go for the Kale Feta Savory with carmelized onion, … Continue reading

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Savor the SoPo Strip

Another tasty summer DIY tour was an afternoon stroll of SoPo’s Cottage Avenue “strip.” Our mostly-walking tour begins at Terra Cotta, a gourmet market and take-out mecca saving busy people from Ramen and Lean Cuisine one delectable meal at a … Continue reading

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Innovation Destination: East Bayside

My sunny summer travel series continues on this snowy day, originally published in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July & August of 2014. After a formal “foodie tour” of Portland, I’m feeling restless. As a local, I … Continue reading

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Urban Homesteading: Portland, Maine

Here are a few sunny summer stories to warm you as the snow flies, originally printed in the Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram in June, July & August 2014. Neighborhood friends came to a party with a small … Continue reading

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Top of the Crop: Harvest on the Harbor

Chef vs. Chef: Natalie’s Top Chefs Compete for Maine Lobster Chef of the Year Oh boy. Two “top chefs” from the same awesome kitchen, Natalie’s at Camden Harbour Inn, will compete for Maine Lobster Chef of the Year at Harvest … Continue reading

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