You know what you want, and you always want more, so we gave you more. In fact, we gave you a whole extra location. You read that right! Earlier this month, we opened the doors to our second Elsmere BBQ location in Portland’s charming and fun Deering neighborhood.
Maybe it’s the sunshine and subsequent appeal of eating outside, or the local crops growing taller with every passing rainfall. Whatever triggers it, summertime has a way of invigorating our appetites, and inspiring new food trends.
When we think about barbecue, it’s easy for our imaginations to skip straight to the eating part, and there’s nothing wrong with that; but at Elsmere the real magic happens before it ends up on a plate.
Whether you need to stock up on groceries, or you’re looking for a gift for someone special, Elsmere’s Portland Area Local Shopping Guide will make it easy to find exactly what you need.
Whether your New Year’s resolution was to start a new business, to celebrate the little things, to treat yourself, or to spend more time with family, Elsmere can help you follow through and get the most of the next 365 days with one simple suggestion: go out for dinner!
No matter how you choose to enjoy the chilliest season, you’re going to work up an appetite, and Elsmere is here to help. Our expert pairings combine the best local winter activities with our mouthwatering menu options!
Before you start gutting your own closet for regifting options, take a moment to learn why this one simple item is the perfect gift for everyone on your list, including the difficult ones!
Just the thought of the impending chill might have you reaching for a hot cocoa, but there’s no need to limit yourself to the “classic” winter drinks this year.
There’s still time to plan a memorable Thanksgiving celebration with your loved ones, and it doesn’t even have to take place on Thanksgiving Day!
Hosting Nonprofit Nights at Elsmere allows us to offer our space as an open forum for community interaction and betterment. For all who attend, the event is a chance to connect and show support while buying a meal that gives back - long after the leftovers are gone.
Ordering take out from Elsmere’s huge menu will make Halloween night less terrifying with plenty of treats for every monster, ghoul, and witch in your home. Try one of these popular menu choices that even the pickiest Dracula will want to sink his teeth into.
As the leaves begin to change to their autumnal hues and the air gets crisp and chilly, Mainers and tourists alike celebrate the arrival of fall.
By making dinner time a designated family time, you can stay up to date on everyone’s lives, while enjoying a meal together. The only thing left to plan is the food itself! Let Elsmere help.
Even though the temperature has dropped, it's still technically summer, so If you haven't yet, now is the time to make (and follow through with) your summer "bucket list".
Summer is a busy time at Elsmere's bar, but our bartender's creativity keeps the drink menu fresh during the thirstiest months of the year. It turns out that his cocktail inspiration comes from years of memorable summer experiences, and now he's ready to share them with you.
Here at Elsmere, we take great pride in the way we prepare our food, the way it’s plated, and even the way it’s served to our guests; but something much more important comes first. Whether it’s our mahi mahi tacos, or ribs, or a salad; we know exactly where each ingredient comes from.
Here at Elsmere, we have families, so we understand the unending perils of simply trying to get everyone ready and out the door, let alone seated and civilized enough to order food and dine together.
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If you're bringing your family to Portland, Maine this spring, you can't miss these fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.
No matter how you define barbecue, the word has a juicy history that might just leave you hungry to learn - or taste- more.