Tag Archives: joel beauchamp

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 […]

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 […]

Eater Maine [and Me] On Eating in Maine in 2012

Eater Maine sent a questionnaire out to their friends about the highlights of the state food scene in 2012. Among those who responded were John Golden [of The Golden Dish], Joe Ricchio [of The Food Coma Show], Kate McCarty [of The Blueberry Files], Natalie Ladd [of The Portland Daily Sun], Susan Axelrod [of Eater Maine] and […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]

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 […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, October 5-7th (and a few local music suggestions)

These things are happening this weekend. Get out of the house and/or apartment and/or office and do some of them. My Picks: Feastland is a food/music/arts event I am all sorts of bummed I am not going to be able to make it to. Presented by SPACE Gallery, there will be seasonal food, site-specific art […]

Joel Beauchamp talks Pocket Brunch

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Pocket Brunch, a collaborative “nomadic restaurant,” is only a couple events old and it is already getting a ton of attention (my BDN compatriot Emily Burnham profiled them a little over a month ago). The venture, which is a collaboration between Joel Beauchamp, 158 Owners Josh Potocki and Katie Schier Potocki, and Nathaniel Meiklejohn, is […]