Monthly Archives: November 2012

What is Italian-Inspired Food?

To chef Harding Lee Smith, founder of The Corner Room located in Portland, ME, creating Italian-inspired food means infusing Maine’s staple foods with spices, flavors and hints of classic Italian cuisine. For example, take the Beef Carpaccio dish from The

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Award Winning Chef, Harding Lee Smith, Unveils Beautiful New Website

Master chef Harding Lee Smith is at it again, bringing a whole new look and feel to ‘The Corner Room’s website. Online guests will be met with the same rustic, Italian-inspired look and feel they have come to know and

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1/23/10 -NECN – TV Diner with Billy Costa

“Perfect Pairing” segment featuring Harding Smith (TV Diner) – Portland, Maine, restaurateur and chef, Harding Smith, is in studio to talk about the Second Annual Maine Restaurant Week! Find out which of your favorite restaurants are participating, and how you

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January 2010 – Down East Magazine

“Eat Like a Mainer”  By: Kathleen Fleury “With a focus on Italian food, and with no entrée over fifteen dollars, the Corner Room provides bellissimo bang for your buck.” click to check it out!  

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9/27/09 – Portland Press Herald

“Corner Room offers pasta perfection at affordable prices” our third restaurant receives a four-star review! click to check it out!

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8/2/09 – NECN – TV Diner with Billy Costa

The Rooms featured as a Portland success story on “Jenny Cam” click to check it out!

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6/15/09 – WMTW – Channel 8

“Restaurateur Starts Farming, Opens Third Business” click to check it out!

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BIOGRAPHY: Harding Lee Smith

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Check out The Front Room review on NECN!

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