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GQ: Do We Need It?

In January, GQ magazine correspondent and Colby College grad Drew Magary published a post entitled “Maine: Do We Need It?” Since one good satire deserves another, here’s our response.

Vena's Fizz House, Portland

Vena’s Fizz House

Vena’s has a relaxing, nostalgic atmosphere, with eclectic fixtures, exposed brick walls, an extensive collection of vintage bar and glassware, and an astonishing display of cocktail enhancers, including more than 170 kinds of bitters.

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Portland Pâtisserie

The pastries, quiches, soups, and sandwiches at Portland Pâtisserie and Grand Café, in the Old Port, are well on their way to standing on their own, with authentic French underpinnings and just enough New World innovation to keep things interesting.

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The Menu

The concept for new Portland eatery The Honey Paw is summed up in just three words: non-denominational noodle bar. It’s a shrine to the slurp-able, twirl-able, soul-soothing dishes you’ll find in every culture’s cuisine, from Japanese ramen to Italian bigoli.

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Tempo Dulu

The Danforth Inn’s restaurant, Tempo Dulu, features the cuisine of Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and predominantly Indonesia. Read our review of Tempo Dulu, including online extras.