Welcome to the West End News Food & Travel section.
Local reviewer James Fereira visits your favorite local eateries and shares all the good tastes, dished out with a little snark. And West End independent travel agent Nancy Dorrans takes readers around the world in search of adventure.
The Portland Palate An Introduction to WEN’s New Food Review Ask and you shall receive… After our 2016 Reader Survey, the results were undeniable that... Read more
Grandma Dorrans and the Isle of Lewis by Nancy Dorrans I founded Adventure Marketplace in 2014, but my love for travel stems from a childhood love for... Read more
Hillary Clinton says Travel Changes Minds by Nancy Dorrans If travel can change your life can it also change your mind? That’s what Hillary Clinton sa... Read more
By Nancy Dorrans Cycling and educational adventure to Portugal… Invited on a travel industry cycling and educational adventure to Portugal, I wa... Read more
How to embrace warmth with a little insight from those who know the cold. by Nancy Dorrans Last December, Portland experienced a long and record-shatt... Read more
The Portland Palate Bonobo Wood Fire Pizza by James Fereira Before we get to the Bonobo review… One activity I find myself in as a newly-out wri... Read more
by Nancy Dorrans It was by chance that I met Governor Paul LePage. Boston hosted the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo, and while there I was invite... Read more
By Lynn Larochelle, Facilities Director The sensory appeal of having a garden is unquestioned: smelling the colorful bulbs, touching soft leaves and p... Read more
By Nancy Dorrans I could have been Canadian. My father’s parents came to Canada from Scotland and eventually ended up in Michigan. My mother... Read more
Where Can I Be of Service: Lessons from Anna Eleanor Roosevelt by Nancy Dorrans Last month I joined the Maine Women’s Network to meet and network with... Read more
The Portland Palate West End Markets Part II: The New by James Fereira I set out on a quest, visiting five local markets to ‘get my picnic on’ in the... Read more
by Nancy Dorrans I realize it is November but my thoughts are on October. October is a long month… and, as you know the weather can be quite variable... Read more