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Yelp CelebrEATS in Maine




Throughout 2017 we ate our way through several national food and drink holidays in a series we called #YelpCelebrEATS! Take a look at how ended this festive and delicious year…


October is National Pretzel Month, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a pretzel and beer walking tour across the entire city of Portland. Throughout our tour of carbs and more carbs we had trivia, giveaways, and serious merriment. Reviews and Photos from our night out can be found here.Lisa P: “Beyond impressed with my first Yelp event. You would be hard pressed to find a friendlier group of folks and dang near impossible to find a more pretzel-filled evening. The devil is in the details and I have the pretzel-covered socks to prove it. “

 


Who can say no to all-you-can-eat-nachos? Not Yelp Maine! We celebrated National Nacho Day on November 6th by tucking into drink after drink of margaritas and plate after plate of nachos featuring chips, pickled jalapeños, pico de gallo, radishes, queso chihuahua, guacamole, and crema. Check out the Photos and Reviews here.Amanda B: “Since Nachos are my spirit food, I have to say this was the best event ever.  Not only did we pack four plates of giant nachos into our 8 faces, but we also had a lengthy discussion about our sprit food and spirit places are.  Coincidently, nachos are my spirit food, which I can make out of any old ‘garbage’ in your fridge.”

 


An annual tradition for Yelp in Maine is a cookie swap, and this year we celebrated National Cookie Day on December 4th with our most epic one yet. Cranberry prosecco, cheese and crackers, holiday music, and enormous bags filled with homemade cookies. It doesn’t get SWEETER than this (see what we did there?). Reviews and Photos can be found here.
Judy A: “Tonight was so much fun. Enjoying delicious snacks, drinking wine, spending time with Yelp friends and of course singing Christmas carols!  But the big win for the night was the cookie swap. I never guessed in my wildest dreams I would be bringing home so many treats!  “

 

Yelp Maine’s motto has been “eat through it, drink through it” for years, and in 2017 we finally had the opportunity to show just how serious we are about it. Our food holidays spanned from National Chopstick Day at a hibachi restaurant to a salsa making class for National Salsa Month,  a potluck on a ferry for National Picnic Day to a private tour of a distillery for National Gin Day. Truly, we celebrEATED with the best of them!

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