Want to explore the newest restaurant and retail additions to Portland? From a breakfast and brunch spot to a distillery, read on for a list of the newest hot spots to open around town.
LB Kitchen West
Stop by 231 York St. in West End and you'll find LB Kitchen West, a new breakfast and brunch spot, offering coffee, tea, açaí bowls and more.
New to 788 Washington Ave. in East Deering is Monte's, a grocery store offering pizza, sandwiches and more.
This 2,300-square-foot spot is headed by owner Steve Quattrucci, who offers strong roots in the food industry. His father owned Quattrucci's Hilltop Market in the '70s and '80s. Look for items like chicken, prosciutto and apple pizza pies, along with Italian sandwiches and more.
Three of Strong Spirits
Three of Strong Spirits is a new bar and distillery that's located at 35B Diamond St.
This spot offers three rum specialties: an in-house white rum, a 12-year-old imported Colombian barrel-aged blend, and a mix of the two, according to the Portland Food Map. On the menu, look for bites like hummus, popcorn and flourless chocolate cake.