Today’s quick paced way of life has created a new commodity – the necessity for more time. They hire gardeners, maid companies, nannies, dog walkers, and personal chefs. Two doors down, Kevin Quiet, chef/owner at Ribollita, was happy with enterprise throughout Maine Restaurant Week, an annual event that provides eating places a lift in a perpetually gradual month. Ribollita, an Italian trattoria with a good status and a cadre of regulars, had participated every year since the event started.
Down the block and across the road at East Ender, owner Karl Deuben was coping with a big, bittersweet change in his enterprise. Bill Leavy, his dear pal and business associate of seven years, was moving on. In 2015, the 2 had turned their in style food truck, Small Axe, into the bricks-and-mortar restaurant recognized for its unpretentious, playful food. They’d been talking concerning the management change for a … Read More