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Maine Restaurant Week runs March 1-12 with a kickoff event February 28th.
My sweet tooth and I are thrilled to be one of the five judges for the new dessert competition this year.
Come join us for this fabulous foodie event!
My friend Sarah (@beachmereinn on Twitter) and I went to 98 Provence tonight for a girls night out dinner. I’ll start by saying I wish I had my camera. And by the way, their website does not do the ambiance justice.
We started with Cosmos (where they serve you the extra in a small glass flask sitting on ice) and French Bread. I started with an appetizer of Seared Foie Gras, Baked Leek Brioche and Quince Marmalade and Sarah had the Mussels with Goat Cheese, Swiss Chard and Roasted Garlic. The Foie Gras was among the best I’ve ever had, probably the best. The Riesling we had went perfectly with the dishes as well.
For entrees I had the Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Braised Arugula, Olives and Almonds (Marcona) and Sarah had the Roast Moulard Duck which offered sliced duck breast as well as a duck leg confit. Thinly sliced grilled wild mushrooms adorned both dishes. Both were amazing, not a drop remained on our plates.
Dessert? “You had me at fig” I told our server – we had Chocolate Mousse with Fig Tuiles
Everything offered a perfect balance of sweet, savory and brightness. Kudos to Chef Pierre, Johanne and Lisa. Not to mention our fabulous server Johanna!
Photos courtesy of 98 Provence on Facebook
Whether you realize it or not, like many subscribers, you enticed me to move to Maine (it took me about 10 years but I’m here!) and now look what you’ve done…
It’s official! Down East Enterprises is my cookbook publisher! I’ve loved the magazine since buying my very first issue back in the mid-90’s when I wanted to move to Maine. I finally moved here in 2004 and am proud to be affiliated with Down East in this venture.