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Shift Drinks: Kim Rodgers of Eventide Oyster Co. and Hugo’s Restaurant

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Kim Rodgers is a pastry chef at Eventide Oyster Co. and Hugo’s Restaurant. She is pictured with a Gin and Tonic. Disclosure: Eventide Oyster Co. and Hugo’s Restaurant are clients of my company Knack Factory, though their representation here has nothing to do with my scope of work with them. In fact, they are helping […]

Arlin Smith of Hugo’s and Eventide Oyster Co. on finding William S. Burroughs in the walls

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Hanging on the wall on the way to the restroom at Eventide Oyster Co. is a framed picture of famed writer, beat poet and deranged genius William S. Burroughs. In the photograph, Burroughs appears to be sitting stern-faced at a bar. An inscription on the frame reads “Photo of William S. Burroughs found in the […]

Erik Desjarlais discusses his ventures, past and present

Under the company moniker Weft & Warp Seamster, former chef and restaurant owner Erik Desjarlais is making aprons, knife rolls, beard soaps and skin lotion by hand in New Gloucester. The rolls and aprons are beautiful, rugged, and meticulously stitched, and clearly the work of a devoted craftsman. In addition, his lotion and beard soap, […]

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 […]