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Review: Petite Jacqueline

On a crowded night at Petite Jacqueline it is hard to hear your companion over the din.
French treasures
By BRIAN DUFF  |  July 09, 2011
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Political fodder

Despite some notable successes described here last week, 2010 was a sobering year for the restaurant business.
Will the GOP save the restaurant industry?
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 31, 2010
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Twisted ice cream

It would hardly be summer without ice cream, but for Andrew Warren, owner and ice-cream maker of Catbird Creamery, this summer has been nothing but. Since his business opened July 5, Warren has spent day and night churning new flavors, one gallon at a ti
Catbird Creamery opens with wild new flavors
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  July 23, 2010
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Keep up with the Mad Men

Don Draper and his ad men swig whiskey all day like it's no thing, but some of you daintier folk may think scotch and bourbon are too harsh.
A whiskey primer to get you in the door
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 11, 2009
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Seasonal sipping

If you’ve got special reason to drown or celebrate this fall, Portland’s mixologists offer several autumnal elixirs that take advantage of the flavors and clean-slate feeling of fall.
Fall cocktails at local restaurants
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 16, 2009
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Seasonal fare(well)

With Labor Day weekend behind us, so goes the high tourist season here in Maine. While this means less crowded beaches and the possibility of finding a weekend parking space in the Old Port, it signifies a major transition for restaurateurs around the
The chef of Five Fifty-Five bids adieu to summer
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  September 11, 2009