Monthly Archives: March 2016

Rockland chocolatier only Maine finalist in entrepreneur competition

A Rockland chocolatier is one of 30 female entrepreneurs across the nation competing for a chance to be mentored by fashion designer Tory Burch. Kate McAleer of Bixby and Co. received word Monday that she is shortlisted for a fellowship at If selected, the craft candy maker will participate in a three-day workshop in New York City hosted […]

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 […]