Harvest Dining Around Town
A Harvest Culinary Walking Tour of the Old Port
Join fellow foodies for a tasty walking tour featuring the culinary talents in the Old Port. Entertaining tour guides share the culinary history of the town while showcasing the talents that make us the "foodiest small town in America"! Tours run often, last 2-2.5 hours, and visit 7 locations over a 1.4 mile walk. Groups are limited to 14 to offer a highly interactive experience.
This Walking Tour Includes Samplings of:
• Fresh Maine lobster served with a unique twist
• Maine artisan cheeses from local farms
• The best Maine smoked seafood
• Downeast Maine wild blueberry preserves with scones
• The original whoopie pie
• Dark chocolate truffles made with Aroostook County potatoes
• Nationally recognized handcrafted ales
The "Oh So Sweet" Chocolate Tour
Portland is home to talent creating all sorts of deliciousness with chocolate! Explore the sweet tastes on a guided walk around the Old Port. Learn the benefits and the history of the cocoa bean as we enjoy them at 5 locations on a guided walk around the Old Port. Taste baked goods, and confections, ice cream, fudge, and artisan truffles. Sit down to enjoy chocolate cupcakes and finish our walk at a beautiful gathering spot with your new friends and a chocolate martini!
To check the schedule for both tours and to book tickets, visit www.mainefoodietours.com or call us at: 207-233-7485
Harvest Caviar with Eve's at the Garden
Join executive chef Tim Labonte, along with specialist Rod Mitchell of Brown Trading Co. and Erica Archer of Wine Wise for this very special evening of fine caviar, tapas, and wine pairings.
The Caviar Dinner, Friday, October 26, 6:30 p.m
- Pemaquid Oyster / Asparagus Crème / Slow Onions with Siberian Caviar
- Chick Pea Bruscetta / Tomato Jam / Spoonbill
- Panini Bite / Ricotta / Lobster / Galilee Osetra Caviar
- And a Browne Trading Caviar Service table, where you can taste and learn about the evening's select caviar.
First: Scrambled Egg; Egg Roll / Sea Urchin Hollandaise / Candied Orange Zest
Second: Tartar Plate with Salmon & Bluefin Tuna / Flax Seed Relish / Vodka Compressed Melon / White Sturgeon Caviar
Third: Maine Shrimp Gnocchi / Gulf Shrimp / Warm Lemon Thyme Milk / Imperial Caviar
Fourth: Smoked Trout Bread Pudding / Brussels Sprout / Beets / Hackleback Roe
Chocolate Date / Apple Parmesan Cannoli
Wine Wise Pairings:Wines for the Caviar Dinner, paired with each course, will be selected by Ms. Erica Archer, founder of Wine Wise and Portland's one-of-a-kind experiential wine educator. Erica will also attend and will introduce each wine.
We invite you to reserve seats now by ordering tickets online or by calling the Hotel, (888) 798-9090. Per person, all-inclusive tickets are $120. Prepaid reservations are required. Minimum cancelation notice of 48 hrs.
Pubs and breweries can offer special "Harvest" tastings.
The Shipyard Lounge at the Marriott Residence Inn will feature $3 Shipyard beers, $4 Maine wines. Complimentary “Harvest” appetizers prior to the following events:
- The Grand Tasting on The Harbor, Wednesday, October 24th from 5-6pm.
- Top of the Crop: Best Farm to Table Restaurant Thursday, October 25th from 5-6pm.
- BBQ, Brews & Blues Friday, October 26th from 5-6pm
On Saturday, October 27th The Shipyard Lounge will feature extended Happy Hour pricing from 5pm-1am when guests of the event bring their own “Harvest on the Harbor” wine glass for continued beverages through the night! Relax around our fireplace and TV’s on our comfortable couches and premium lounge chairs while enjoying Shipyard’s Seasonal Beers, cocktails and select wines.
White Cap Grille
164 Middle & Market
$30 fixed-price “Harbor Fest”
3-course, 9-option menu
Casually elegant dining on contemporary local cuisine
Local drafts, lively cocktails
At the Heart of the Old Port
Come hungry, bring a friend, and build a burger!
An exceptional dining value Locally owned, managed & staffed