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Maine Restaurant Week Beckons to Gourmands

Friday Jan 20, 2012
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PORTLAND, Maine - The fourth annual statewide Maine Restaurant Week is March 1-10, 2012. A list of participating restaurants is available at www.mainerestaurantweek.com.

The list will continue to expand through March 1, 2012. Restaurants interested in participating in Maine Restaurant Week can signup online at www.mainerestaurantweek.com or by calling (207) 775-2126.

Nearly 50 restaurants throughout the state are already confirmed for this year with restaurants in towns from Lewiston, Auburn, Kennebunk, Portland, Camden, Brunswick, Bangor and more. As in years past, the three-course dinners range in price from $20-$40 per person and some restaurants will be offering three-course lunches for $15. Restaurants also have the ability to identify vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options on their menus.

In addition to the ten days of dining, The Signature Event will launch Maine Restaurant Week on Wednesday evening, February 29 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Portland Harbor Hotel, 468 Fore St., in Portland. This event will once again feature a People’s Choice competition for best cocktail and a People’s Choice competition for best dessert. New this year is the introduction of a professionally judged cocktail and a People’s Choice award for best table display. Tickets to The Signature Event start at $35.

This event will once again feature a People’s Choice competition for best cocktail and a People’s Choice competition for best dessert.

The Incredible Breakfast Cook-off will take place Friday morning, March 9 at the Seadog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave in South Portland, 7 am - 9 am. The Good Table, Cape Elizabeth, will return for the third year to defend its two-year title of People’s Choice winner with its Crème Brulee French Toast.

For more information go to www.mainerestaurantweek.com.

Event tickets are available through www.mainerestaurantweek.com/events or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Customers can stay informed through www.facebook.com/mainerestaurantweek and www.twitter.com/dineme.

Maine Restaurant Week is sponsored by the Swan Agency-Sotheby’s International, US Cellular, L.L. Bean, Down East Magazine, Shipyard Brewing Company, Native Maine Produce, Maine Today Media and Cumulus Radio.

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