Maine Restaurant Week kicks off with the 2011 Signature Event

PORTLAND, Maine – Expanding on last year’s legendary cocktail competition, the March 2011 Maine Restaurant Week kick-off Signature Event introduces a two-pronged dessert competition. Taking place on February 28 at the Masonic Temple in Portland from 5-8 pm, the Signature Event celebrates the priceless individuality behind Maine’s cocktail shakers and sugar shacks.

Cookies challenge cakes and cupcakes take on truffles in the “How Sweet It Is” portion of the competition, but only one can win. Guests at The Signature Event have the final say in this people’s choice face-off.

More Than Just Dinner’s on the Docket at Maine Restaurant Week 2011

PORTLAND, Maine — Restaurants across the state are gearing up for the third annual Maine Restaurant Week, taking place March 1-12. Restaurants around Maine will participate in the event by featuring special three-course dinners ranging in price from $20-$40. Some restaurants will also offer three-course prix-fixe lunches from $15.

Restaurant Week celebrates the vibrancy and richness of Maine’s culinary traditions while giving restaurants a much-needed boost during the slowest time of the year.

More than seventy restaurants are already registered for the March 2011 Maine Restaurant Week, from Eliot to Bangor to Rockland. A list of participating restaurants and featured menus is available on

Kicking off Maine Restaurant Week is The Signature Event™, on Monday February 28 at the Masonic Temple in Portland.

Captain Daniel Stone Inn’s no.10 water restaurant launches weekly, Budget-friendly culinary offering

Brunswick, ME – Troy Mains, Executive Chef at No. 10 Water Restaurant at Brunswick’s Captain Daniel Stone Inn (, today announced details of several new, weekly specials the restaurant will be offering beginning Tuesday, January 25.

“Tuesday Gourmet Pizza Nights”
On Tuesday evenings, Chef Mains and his kitchen team will host Tuesday Gourmet Pizza Nights at No.


Brunswick, Maine – The Captain Daniel Stone Inn ( will host a festive New Year’s Eve Wine Tasting Dinner to be held at the Inn’s on-site No. 10 Water Restaurant.  The Inn, situated in Brunswick (southern midcoast Maine), also will be offering a specially priced New Year’s Celebration Package for those opting for an overnight getaway.

The New Year’s Eve Wine Tasting Dinner, to kick off with a 6 pm sparkling wine and local artisan cheese board reception, will be held on Friday, December 31 in the newly renovated dining room at No. 10 Water.

Maine's No. 10 Water Restaurant Launches Group Cooking Classes

The Captain Daniel Stone Inn (, Brunswick, Maine’s recently top-to-bottom renovated historic inn, today announced the launch of “Cooking with Chef Mains,” a new, ongoing series of participatory cooking classes taught by Troy Mains, executive chef at the Inn’s on-site No. 10 Water Restaurant.

The participatory group classes will begin Wednesday, December 1, and will be offered every Wednesday through Friday on an ongoing basis from either 1-3 p.m., 2-4 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., based on availability.  Each class is open to private parties of eight to 20 people and will take place in the large, completely refurbished kitchen at No.

Special Wine Tasting October 22nd

Exclusive wine and food pairing featuring award winning wines from
Dierberg and Starlane Winery of
Santa Barbara County.

These wonderful wines will be shared with the 1st 20 guests that sign up.
Provisions has prepared an amazing 6 course menu created espcially for these wines.
Star Lane Sauvignon Blanc
Dierberg Chardonnay
Dierberg Pinot Noir
Three Saints Syrah
Star Lane Astral Cabernet Sauvignon
Call for further details.
$55.00 per person
Special pricing will be available for purchacing these amazing wines. Perfect for the holidays and also for cellaring.
Join Will Eagle of Dierberg/Starlane, Ned Swain of Devensish Wines and Provisions for a night to remember.

Provisions Wine and Cheese
22 Pleasant St
Brunswick, ME, 04011
Mon - Sat:10:00 am - 6:00 pm

French Natural Wine Tasting October 15th

Natural French Wine Tasting with David Joseph of Davine Wines and Jennny & Francois Selections!
Friday October 15th 4:00-7:00pm

Jenny & Francois
We present the wines of small French vineyards in this competitive worldwide market, in order to defend an endangered species - winemakers who work like artisans, crafting a different wine each year. They do not impose a preconceived taste on their wines, but look to be surprised by what nature gives them - natural wines.

Natural wines are low-tech or no-tech.