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“Then I got dressed, and 10 minutes later we were there, and it just all felt very surreal,” Kelly said. “I love Mario Batali, and he gave me the award.

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Primo Restaurant - Orlando, FL

I had the pleasure of dining tonight at Primo Restaurant at the J W Marriott at the Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, FL. I know what you might be thinking: a Marriott restaurant? 262 more words

Dining Out

Primo (Rockland, ME)

(Primo Dining Room)

Primo is a real pillar of Maine dining and one of the most famous restaurants in New England. Chef/co-founder Melissa Kelly won the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northeast back in 1999. 1,803 more words

Maine Restaurants

Charlie Brennan: Theme For First Night

Melissa Kelly tells us about a contest to select the theme for First Night.
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Heard On

Girls Day: Dallas Wine Trails

Last month my friends and I took a wine tasting tour through Dallas! Every few months a few wineries around Dallas come together for the Dallas Wine Trail – Fuqua Winery, Calais Winery, Inwood Estates, and Times Ten Cellars. 12 more words

Life Lessons

The Savory Sixteen - D.C., Maine, and Dining With Unicorns (East Division)

The East Division of my culinary bucket list bracket has me defending the Canadian border, dining in the nation’s capital, and touring my own city with Top Chefs and unicorns (sort of). 566 more words


Zeppole to Go with the Strawberries, Front and Center

The point of the challenge at Shutter Sisters blog, to shoot something head-on and centered in the composition, is that it’s become pretty much of a no-no to do it these days.   136 more words