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Slurping sounds

Noodle houses deliver pleasure in a bowl
The downtown Arts District has recently become a hot spot for Asian noodle soup.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  March 26, 2008

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Livening up Wharf Street

Passage to India has real potential
Passage to India is considered to be one of the best restaurants in the New England area, and is consistently rated among the top Indian restaurants in America and worldwide.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  March 19, 2008

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Jump right in

Food to answer leap year's questions
Leap year should remind us that the arbitrary and chaotic lurk even in the monotonous tick of the clock and turn of the calendar page.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  February 27, 2008

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Fresh start

StarEast Café brings back a taste of the Middle East
Great books and films about contemporary Iraq uncover admirable and encouraging details but ultimately leave you with a sense of foreboding about the country's future.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  February 20, 2008

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Wrap it up

Eating sandwiches makes a bad economy better
As the economy slides into recession it is time we started to think more seriously about the sandwich.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  January 30, 2008

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Understated flavor

Green Elephant affirms life through the palate
Any group — whether a city, a cohort of friends, or a couple — must be cautious about where they first fall for vegetarian Asian food.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  January 23, 2008



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On the hot plate

Portland's food gods smile on 2008
To forecast food trends for Portland in 2008 is to prophesy the nation’s in 2009.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  December 26, 2007

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Linked cuisine

Portland's food scene steps online
A year ago the Portland online food community was stuck in the Golden age.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  December 19, 2007

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That’s amore

Indian pizzas — and others — tempt Portland with sultry spice
The invention of pizza in the 17th century coincided with a turning point for the most enduring sex-adverse culture in history — Catholicism.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  November 28, 2007

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Name game

The Frog and Turtle evokes Uffa!'s strengths
The Frog and Turtle does have a very different feel.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  November 07, 2007

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A family affair

La Familia’s Central American comfort food
Sigmund Freud believed it was a family meal that inspired the ideas and anxieties behind human civilization.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  October 31, 2007



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Fateful changes

Local 188 has a rough transition to a new home
Sociologist Arthur Stinchcombe has argued that those who work in dangerous conditions form “communities of fate” that result in greater solidarity and rigidity in unofficial workplace norms.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  October 17, 2007

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Old Port shuffle

Moving from the center to the outskirts
The national media would have you believe that a little game of bathroom-stall footsie is a threat to our civilization.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  September 05, 2007

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Simple confusion

Japanese cooking and thought at Miyake
The opening of Food Factory Miyake coincides with a surge of writing about sushi.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  August 29, 2007

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Welcome to the real world

Two Mainers bring chefs out of the movies and into the kitchen
Unlike most chefs depicted in the movies, they are pleasant and completely unpretentious about food.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  August 08, 2007

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Savoring slow food

At a revamped seaside resort
The surest radar trap in southern Maine is the one the Scarborough police have set up where Route 207 enters Prouts Neck.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  August 01, 2007



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Northern comfort

And OK food at Uncle Billy's Resto-Bar
As everyone knows, Canada completely lacks core values.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  July 11, 2007

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Shack attack

Feed your fried-food need at Crab Louie
So I like Crab Louie, but I encourage you to sue them anyway.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  July 03, 2007

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Cooking lessons

What Hawaii's top chefs can teach Maine's finest
The most obvious point of connection between these two oceanside states is seafood.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  June 13, 2007

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Running hot + cold

Eating at Whole Foods, with both serve-your-own and trattoria-style
A visit any midday reveals that Whole Foods is Portland’s hottest new lunch spot.
By: BRIAN DUFF  |  June 06, 2007
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