Maine brothers create a craft beer that pairs perfectly with Indian cuisine

Ales pair well with pizza, stouts and porters are nice with barbecue, and a wheat beer is lovely with salads, but for spicy foods like Indian and Thai, lagers and pilsners are the way to go.

That’s one of the big reasons why brothers Van and Sumit Sharma, whose family has operated Bombay Mahal in Brunswick for 30 years and who were the original owners of Taste of India in Bangor and Tandoor in Portland, wanted to brew their own beer that pairs perfectly with the complex spices and heat of Indian cuisine.

Rupee Beer launched earlier this year and is now on shelves at stores and in restaurants across the state, including at Damon’s Beverages in Bangor and Waterville, the Natural Living Center in Bangor, and Global Beverage Warehouse in Ellsworth. It’s a smooth, full-bodied lager that’s less carbonated than most other lagers, to better complement the spiciness of

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A Tennessee burrito restaurant closed down its kitchen due to labor shortages, inflation, and the pandemic

Restaurant server wipes down table at P.J. Whelihan's restaurant and pub in Spring Township Friday evening June 25, 2021

The US is suffering from a labor shortage as record numbers of Americans quit their jobs in search of better wages, benefits, and working conditions.Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images

  • A restaurant in Tennessee closed its kitchen due to a mix of COVID-19, inflation, and understaffing.

  • The restaurant had already slashed its opening hours while looking to hire day shifts.

  • “We kept losing most of our staff,” Go Burrito!’s owner told News Channel 11.

A burrito restaurant in Johnson City, Tennessee closed down its kitchen due to a mix of COVID-19, rising costs, and understaffing.

Go Burrito! said on Monday that its kitchen had shut but that its rum bar, and a sushi bar with separate management, both located within its site, would stay open.

In a Facebook post, Go Burrito! said it “will not continue with the kitchen side of Go Burrito! Johnson City.”

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Popular Sarasota spot reopens following extensive renovations, additions

Mattison’s Forty-One is at 7275 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Mattison’s Forty-One is at 7275 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Mattison’s Forty-One in Sarasota recently reopened after several months of closure during extensive renovations and additions. The popular restaurant on South Tamiami Trail, aka U.S. 41, also was closed for two months last year for the first phase of many changes.

“We are excited to open our doors again to Mattison’s Forty-One with a brand new look and additional menu items,” said Paul Mattison, owner and executive chef of the local Mattison’s restaurant group, in a statement.

“We are pleased with how much the improvements have lightened up the space, expanded our outdoor seating and made it possible to host many more private and corporate events throughout the restaurant on our al fresco terraces and in our galleria. We invite everyone to join us for a delicious meal, drink or special event soon.”

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