Article Focuses on Portland’s Porthole Restaurant
June 28, 2011
DownEast.com: The Porthole Restaurant—the poster child of Portland’s gritty working waterfront—flourishes amidst the rough and tumble epicenter of the city’s decaying piers. Exuding boundless personality, it remains a discernable beacon for intrepid diners who search out pit stops with panache.
Portland’s rundown docks like Custom House Wharf might feel like dining amidst germ warfare, but the Porthole’s inglorious setting musters up some pretty good grub. Much of the food is sourced locally and cooked with a modicum of care by longtime chef Paul Dyer. The producers of the Food Channel thought so, too, when it became a feature last year on Diner’s, Drive-ins, and Dives.
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