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Peter Blanchette

About Peter Blanchette

Peter Peter Portland Eater grew up in Lewiston, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine in Orono with a degree in English. After college, he left the state to work in Massachusetts, but the allure of a more comfortable life in his home state brought him back after eight years. Upon his return and after meeting his now wife – Mrs. Portlandeater, he slowly integrated himself into the Portland food scene by trying as many restaurants as he could afford. That and a desire to write for others again led him to start Peterpeterportlandeater.com where he reviews restaurants and blogs about whatever Portland/Maine food topics he finds interesting.

Young bistro with perfect location good but not yet great

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Mrs. Portlandeater and I decided to head down to the restaurant that was formerly Joe’s Boathouse in South Portland. Now North 43 Bistro, the eatery is set in a scene that can hardly be topped. Facing the water and Spring Point Marina, customers have the option to sit outside and […]

Portland restaurateurs expand their portfolio with a sharp new eatery

Based on the sheer awesomeness of their cocktail bar Portland Hunt and Alpine Club, I knew the new restaurant by Andrew and Briana Volk – ABV seems like an appropriate shortening of their names – was a must try. The Little Giant website touted Continental European cuisine and an award winning bar program, the latter […]