Category Archives: Coffee news

Best for last: Restaurant Week’s coffee and dessert competition


Everybody knows about beer and wine dinners. But what about coffee? America’s favorite beverage has raised its profile high enough to warrant its own culinary salute. On Sunday, a roundup of Greater Portland bakers, chocolatiers and chefs parade their best sweets for Maine Restaurant Week’s grand finale. The coffee and dessert competition held at Coffee […]

Which Maine lager is among the best in the U.S.?


According to Food & Wine it’s Bunker Brewing Co.’s Machine Czech Pilz. The culinary glossy calls the Portland brewer’s flagship a “grassy delight, proving that with dedication, great pilsners are within any brewer’s reach.” The shoutout was celebrated at the five-year-old East Bayside craft house where the popular lager recently made it into cans. “We […]

Thought leaders converge at Sunday River for food summit


Like Davos, where wealthy world beaters convene to determine global agendas for the coming year, Sunday River’s inaugural Chef Summit brings together restaurateurs, food producers, distributors and farmers from across Maine and beyond to lay out new tracks for growth. This weekend’s agenda includes creating year-round demand for foodie tourism, increasing demand for new markets, brand […]