Tag Archives: Maine

Maine’s Restaurant Workers Convinced the State to Lower Their Wages

Source: Grub Street NY

After this week’s news that Seattle’s $15-minimum-wage experiment might actually be lowering residents’ incomes, restaurant workers in Maine find themselves in the strange position of being able to say, “Told you so.” The outcome of their fight with legislators — the latest in America’s ongoing wage …

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Maine’s Lobsters Could Go Extinct in 85 Years Because of Global Warming

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s been a full three weeks since the last round of dire seafood-related news, so to shake everyone out of their complacency, a new study by University of Maine scientists has dropped the bomb that rising ocean temperatures are such a problem for baby lobsters that …

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Unsurprisingly, Restaurant That Banned Owners of Semiautomatics Is Getting ‘Hostile’ Threats

Source: Grub Street NY

When Maine restaurateur Anne Verrill banned anyone who supports even the idea of open-carrying semiautomatics from her two Portland eateries this summer, she knew it’d strike NRA-card-carriers as a little Orwellian. But it came on the heels of the Orlando nightclub shooting, and she probably thought people demanding …

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Restaurant Creates 100-Pound Hamburger Just to Troll Its Customers

Source: Grub Street NY

Massively oversize portions are one of the most storied and competitive categories within the stunt-foods universe. The Italians in particular excel in this arena, casually creating mile-long pizzas and 10,000-pound bowls of spaghetti while sipping on spritzes. But Maine restaurant Dirigo Public House has…More »

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