Restaurant reviews - Press Herald

  • Restaurant reviews - Press Herald

    December 3, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: Italian-American classics survive – and some thrive – at the new Roma

    The old Roma Café has been replaced with a modern version that stays true to the spirit of the original.

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    November 26, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: BRGR Bar a fun (if uneven) spot for a messy burger

    Sadly, gorgeously conceived and executed dishes sit side-by-side with others that are flawed or just plain uninspired.

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    November 12, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: ‘Coffee nerds’ use their noodles to break delicious new grounds

    Vien Dobui of Tandem Coffee and his wife, Jessica Sheahan, open a Vietnamese noodle restaurant, Cong Tu Bot, which serves a four-star meal.

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    November 5, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: Four stars for Chaval, latest venture from Sansonetti and Lopez

    The restaurant in Portland’s West End offers rock-solid Spanish-French dishes that are both sophisticated and friendly.

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    October 29, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: Chef’s bakerly instincts serve him well at Lazzari

    Say ‘yes’ to the pizza, and say it even more loudly to the meatballs.

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    October 22, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: Husband-wife team share culinary heritage at homey Yobo

    They forage and harvest the vegetables themselves for Korean traditional – and mostly delicious – dishes.

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    October 15, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: It’s a bar, sure, but Liquid Riot serves really good food, too

    And Chef Joshua Doria crushes frying.

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    October 8, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: North 43 chef re-emerges with fresh, international take on American bistro

    The view at South Portland restaurant is killer and the menu is eclectic.

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    October 1, 2017

    Dine Out Maine: Cheevitdee aims to burnish health food’s image, with mixed results

    Opened in April, the restaurant in Portland’s Old Port reinterprets Thai cuisine in a wholesome way.

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    September 24, 2017

    Mami takes the spirit of its food-truck forebear indoors, to tasty effect

    Chef and co-owner Austin Miller delivers Japanese casual food at its best.