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Front Room battle goes to court

Next time you're at the Front Room, order that Old Fashioned with extra bitters. There's enough to go around.
Food Fight
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 15, 2010

Gustation junction

Since all three of Harding Lee Smith's restaurants are on corners, one wonders why he chose to name his newest one The Corner Room.
Flavors mingle at The Corner Room
By BRIAN DUFF  |  October 02, 2009
dogfish list

Every Friday there's an art walk

This Friday, as the first Friday of every month, Portland art-lovers will wander the streets, checking out the latest and greatest our galleries, museums, and shops have to offer. Nearby communities have their own versions, too.
Portland’s creativity is on display any time you care to look
By ANNA PEROCCHI  |  August 07, 2009

Stimulants galore

The next 12 months will offer obsession with stimulus and stimulation.
Arabica offers a bright spot for a dark year
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 31, 2008

Mix and match

Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert recently demonstrated that having many options to choose from makes us less happy.
Menu anxiety pays off at the Grill Room
By BRIAN DUFF  |  August 05, 2008
Front Room (Portland Dining) list photo 1/20/06

Parlor talk

The first week of December marked the opening of a new hot spot to eat in the East End of Portland. The Front Room, located on Congress Street across from the St. Lawrence Church, has been booming with business for its first month or so.
Coziness and comfort at the Front Room in Portland
By WILSON ROTHSCHILD  |  January 18, 2006