Sande’s Picks: Southern Midcoast foodstuff scene however flourishing

Obtain Cafe in Yarmouth is rolling out Cucina, an Italian-model takeout company. Sande Updegraph / For The Forecaster

Irrespective of the pandemic and the winter season time, food events and innovations are thriving in the southern Midcoast location.

Sande Updegraph lives in Brunswick and is a longtime foods writer. She can be reached at [email protected]

Yarmouth is jumping with culinary pleasure. Get Cafe, 189 Principal St., has launched Cucina, a new Italian-ish takeout menu at reasonable selling prices. It options house-made pasta, exclusive sandwiches, fresh new salads and Neapolitan-style pizzas. Most dishes arrive as servings for two. Pizzas range in selling price from $11-$17, sandwiches from $13-$15, entrees $23-$30 and soups and salads from $5-$12. There is also a young ones and dessert menu. Supply will be available soon.

The Muddy Rudder, 1335 U.S. Route 1, has a new menu which, in accordance to its internet site, will alter weekly. Some of the one of a kind new items consist of Beef and Turkey Pot Pie topped with Puff Pastry ($15), Seafood Scampi ($24), and Lobster Egg Rolls (2/$12). The cafe delivers in-residence dining, have out and curbside supply. 846-3082.

Thoroughfare at The Garrison will open this thirty day period or following at 367 Main St. It will be a takeout operation featuring burgers, crispy chicken, fish sandwiches and lamb ($12-$16), breakfast sandwiches and malted milkshakes ($6). Much more later on on the actual opening date.


Now You’re Cooking has weekly virtual cooking demos through Facebook stay on Thursday afternoons at 5 p.m. An component checklist and/or recipes are posted in progress so it is simple to observe alongside. The videos can be seen right after the course on the store’s YouTube channel and there are quite a few demos archived from which to decide on. Virtual cooking classes via Zoom will commence once again before long and will be listed on

Centre Street Bakery, 29 Centre St., is providing a establish-a-bowl strategy for on-line buying only. Just about every bowl consists of a choice of protein and base, two veggies, two toppings and one particular sauce ($12-$16). Order at and choose up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday as a result of Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The web page opens for ordering and payment at 3 p.m. Monday via Friday and closes an hour in advance of the bakery opens. The bakery also features day by day bread alternatives with alternatives on the web site.

New Gloucester

Chef’s Table Valentine Meal at Coolidge Loved ones Farm, 1084 Lewiston Street, will be held Feb. 13, with two seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Catered by Scrumptious Thymes Catering, the menu contains 5 classes, with a alternative of entrees (Pork Tenderloin, Hen Dijonnaise or Seared Swordfish). The event is BYOB. All pandemic recommendations will be observed with correct desk spacing and a maximum of 6 friends per desk. Progress tickets only are $100/visitor as well as payment at


Vessel and Vine, 4 Pleasurable St., introduces its Winter season Outdoor Dinner Series, at which a most of 16 visitors will be seated on the lined, heated patio and served piping sizzling foodstuff and drink. $65/person moreover tax and gratuity. Northern European cuisines will be explored, which includes Sweden (Jan. 15 and 16) and Iceland (Jan. 29 and 30). Reservations needed at 721-3000.