Tag Archives: joe ricchio

I was interviewed again on Lounging with Lanna Lee

Back in early 2012, I was on the first episode of Lanna Lee Maheux’s great podcast Lounging with Lanna Lee. Lanna has since published a podcast per week for the past 80 weeks and this week I was fortunate to be a guest on her show once again. I particularly enjoy being a guest on […]

Nailing down the tricky definition of “pop up” with Joe Ricchio

Warning: Joe Ricchio language ahead. Joe Ricchio (with whom—for the uninitiated—I worked on Food Coma TV) recently wrote Pop Up Blocker, a blog post in which he illustrates the preciousness of the pop up trend in the modern food scene. The piece was pretty well received by those I am connected with in the Portland […]

On getting super emo because Bank Square Pizza is closing.

Joe Ricchio, Joel Beauchamp the Knack Factory production crew, [158 / Pocket Brunch proprietors] Josh and Katie Potocki and I met Marilu Larrea Scott when we all filmed an episode of Food Coma TV there in the summer of 2012. We visited and fell in love with her restaurant Bank Square Pizza which is, despite […]

Celebrity Chef Scott Conant and Marc Maron talk Aroostook County

Many who know me know that I am a devout WTF with Marc Maron fan. On today’s show, Marc talked with celebrity chef and author Scott Conant, who grew up in Connecticut but has ties to Northern Maine. He and Maron touched upon his father, potatoes, and live in The County. Note: In the photo […]

On online engagement: when I do / don’t

When I see a discussion centered upon potentially contentious issues emerge online, my first impulse is often to jump right in, but then I remember how many hours I have put into engaging in essentially fruitless exchanges in the past. It is easy to be pulled into almost any online conversation where the subject matter […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, November 2nd – 4th

                    Out of everything that is happening this weekend, these are the events I think you should go out of your way to get to. Get out of the house and/or apartment and/or office and do some of them. First Friday Art Walk takes place tonight, […]

Joe Ricchio on PumCaCa and The Food Coma Show

From his popular blog Food Coma to his editorship position at Maine Magazine’s Eat Maine, Joe Ricchio is a well known fixture in the Maine food scene. He recently started writing for Bon Appetit, and so, at long last, the influence of his already popular commentary on the national food scene is steadily growing. Along […]

Portland Digital Inventory: Missed Connections, lists, Tweets that will make you stabby, and more

An inventory of quasi-noteworthy Portland-focused Internet mentions from the past handful of days. Top 6 lines from Portland Missed Connections: I was selfish and foolish, like a person who wants to make a wild tiger a pet, to think I could make you settle down. [Link] You were passing out samples of pirate booty. You […]