The Local Dish
The Local Dish is a feature in the Post and its sister papers, the Courier, Sentry and Leader. Every week it will feature a different restaurant in each of our coverage areas. Interviewed this week was Lydia Holt, manager. Rising Tide owners are Gary Johnson and Tim Staples, both of Portland.
How long have you been in business? Over 20 years.
What’s your menu like? Fresh Maine seafood at an affordable price. We try to keep it simple and traditional. The seafood comes from Pine Point Fishermen’s Co-op.
What’s one of your most popular dishes? Grand Bouillabaisse – a huge plate of steamed clams and mussels in a marinara sauce with sautéed haddock and shrimp, topped with a lobster and grilled French bread, enough to share.
Hours/location? Starting June 13 we will be open seven days a week 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; 96 King St. in Scarborough.
Who is your cook? Tonight in the kitchen are Sam Johnson (the owner’s son) and Adam Horgan, both of Portland.
Check The Rising Tide out on Facebook or at its website, www.risingtiderestaurant.com.