Tag Archives: nosh

Thomas Pisha-Duffly’s Family Feast at Grace Restaurant

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Family Feast is a pop-up dinner event imagined and executed by Thomas Pisha-Duffly. It features large format plates of Indonesian cuisine served to communal tables. The most recent installment happened at the beautiful Grace Restaurant in Portland, Maine, which we were delighted to attend and photograph.  [Note: This post originates from Knack Factory, which contains a robust […]

Shift Drinks: Jason Loring of Nosh and Slab

Shift Drinks is a Knack Factory photo series that features some of our favorite folks in food and hospitality telling us stories about their preferred cocktails and how they got into the industry. Featured in the photos are chefs, servers, proprietors and other industry professionals as well as the construction of their drinks of choice. […]

From regulations to biofuels (and munitions) manufacturing: grease is political

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I worked in restaurants from the ages of 12 to 22 and I have worked around food ever since. My wife and I run a farm-to-table food booth at a music festival every Summer. I produced a web series that documented eating in Maine. One of the primary content focuses of my company, Knack Factory, […]

Check out the Taste of Congress Tour tomorrow

Just a heads up for those of you who enjoy casual dining, getting a little social and learning some new things: There is a Portland Taste Tour scheduled for tomorrow, and if you have not already attended you really should consider going. I did in August (when it operated under the name Dishcrawl Portland) and […]

I attended Dishcrawl Portland’s third event and it was neat.

I was invited by Dishcrawl Portland organizer Mary Soule to check out the August event that took place this past Tuesday. For those not familiar with the event, Dishcrawl Portland is the local affiliate of a national series of events built around sampling restaurants by attending a handful in one night. Here in Portland you […]

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 […]

Here are some ways you can celebrate New Year’s in Portland, Maine, my friends.

Are you looking for ways to ring in 2013 in Portland? Here I present a robust handful of suggestions. At SPACE Gallery, there will be Mexican wrestling (Super Lucha Explosiva), DJ sets (Nan’l Meiklejohn and Gabe FM) and video projections (David Meiklejohn). I usually end up at SPACE Gallery on New Years Eve and I […]

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, […]

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 […]