April 22, 2024


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Sande’s Picks: Southern Midcoast food items scene nonetheless thriving

Assemble Cafe in Yarmouth is rolling out Cucina, an Italian-style takeout support. Sande Updegraph / For The Forecaster

In spite of the pandemic and the winter time, meals functions and improvements are flourishing in the southern Midcoast location.

Sande Updegraph lives in Brunswick and is a longtime food stuff author. She can be reached at [email protected]

Yarmouth is jumping with culinary excitement. Assemble Restaurant, 189 Key St., has introduced Cucina, a new Italian-ish takeout menu at realistic rates. It attributes residence-designed pasta, exceptional sandwiches, refreshing salads and Neapolitan-type pizzas. Most dishes come as servings for two. Pizzas vary in price tag from $11-$17, sandwiches from $13-$15, entrees $23-$30 and soups and salads from $5-$12. There is also a young children and dessert menu. gathermaine.com. Shipping will be accessible before long.

The Muddy Rudder, 1335 U.S. Route 1, has a new menu which, according to its web page, will adjust weekly. Some of the special new goods incorporate Beef and Turkey Pot Pie topped with Puff Pastry ($15), Seafood Scampi ($24), and Lobster Egg Rolls (2/$12). The restaurant gives in-household dining, have out and curbside delivery. 846-3082.

Thoroughfare at The Garrison will open up this month or following at 367 Primary St. It will be a takeout procedure featuring burgers, crispy hen, fish sandwiches and lamb ($12-$16), breakfast sandwiches and malted milkshakes ($6). More later on on the correct opening day.


Now You’re Cooking has weekly virtual cooking demos via Fb dwell on Thursday afternoons at 5 p.m. An component list and/or recipes are posted in advance so it is uncomplicated to abide by together. The films can be seen soon after the course on the store’s YouTube channel and there are several demos archived from which to select. Virtual cooking lessons through Zoom will commence yet again shortly and will be mentioned on acooksemporium.com.

Centre Street Bakery, 29 Centre St., is giving a develop-a-bowl notion for online ordering only. Each bowl consists of a alternative of protein and base, two veggies, two toppings and a person sauce ($12-$16). Purchase at centrestreetbakery.com and decide on up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday by Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The internet site opens for ordering and payment at 3 p.m. Monday as a result of Friday and closes an hour right before the bakery opens. The bakery also presents each day bread selections with selections on the web page.

New Gloucester

Chef’s Desk Valentine Supper at Coolidge Spouse and children Farm, 1084 Lewiston Road, will be held Feb. 13, with two seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Catered by Scrumptious Thymes Catering, the menu features five programs, with a choice of entrees (Pork Tenderloin, Rooster Dijonnaise or Seared Swordfish). The occasion is BYOB. All pandemic tips will be noticed with good desk spacing and a optimum of 6 friends per desk. Progress tickets only are $100/visitor additionally payment at eventbrite.com.


Vessel and Vine, 4 Pleasurable St., introduces its Winter Outdoor Meal Series, at which a optimum of 16 visitors will be seated on the lined, heated patio and served piping hot foodstuff and drink. $65/particular person as well as tax and gratuity. Northern European cuisines will be explored, together with Sweden (Jan. 15 and 16) and Iceland (Jan. 29 and 30). Reservations essential at 721-3000.