Tag: Chips

13
Jun

The Salt Exchange

Located behind a simple storefront directly across Commercial Street from the Page One office, the Salt Exchange offers one of Portland’s classiest lunches.  It was kind of rainy the day we went, and everyone found the decadent food and elegant cocktail selection, which centers around the establishment’s curated array of bourbons, to be just the thing for wiling away a couple hours out of the office.

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We began our meal with several shared orders of the restaurant’s homemade black pepper and truffle potato chips (or “chups” as the Page One marketing department likes to refer to them as), which came served with a rich and creamy bourbon-onion dip.  “Salt Exchange has the best homemade chips in town, hands down,” raves Robinson, and Noella agrees, reminiscing fondly about how they were “crispy but somehow chewy, flavor packed, salty, truffly.  Mmmmmm.”Read More »

06
Jun

Market Street Eats

In The Right Setting, Nothing Beats Market Street Eats

Market Street Eats has been an Old Port staple for at least the past 10 years. I remember first discovering it after having moved here way back in 2004. Back then, I liked it because the price was right, and the food wasn’t half bad.  So when I heard we were ordering from MSE at Page One, I was happy.  Although I hadn’t been there in years, they say you never forget a good sandwich, or in this case, wrap.

Digging in.

Digging in.

Because this was a take out order, none of us had the luxury of being to consult with the friendly staff about our choices. Personally, I had forgotten what I liked about MSE, because when it came time to order our food I was like a deer in headlights. I opted for the Topanga, mostly for nostalgias sake. Read More »