Vote for Us in the Portland Phoenix Awards!

We’re so thrilled that The Rooms have been nominated in this year’s Portland Phoenix 100 Best of Portland awards! Vote online by March 27th. The Grill Room is up for Best Steak. The Front Room is nominated for Best Brunch. The Corner Room is up for Best Italian. Click here to vote for us and your

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From Server to Youngest GM: How Passion Drives the Corner Room

The Corner Room is a restaurant like any other in Portland, Maine. Except for one thing: it’s part of The Rooms empire, owned by chef Harding Lee Smith. And these Rooms all have one thing in common: they thrive on quality. After all, you don’t get voted the Best Italian in Portland on the Portland Phoenix Best

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Eat Maine With Dr. Lisa Belisle: The Maine Food Scene

Listen Here: Interview with chef Harding Lee Smith, owner of The Rooms in Portland on Dr. Lisa Belisle’s radio show! The Maine Food SceneIt’s no surprise that Maine (especially Portland) is becoming known as a place for food lovers to congregate. With new restaurants opening up frequently and a farm to table mentality taking over, this is Maine’s

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Try Our Happy Hour At The Corner Room!

Join us at The Corner Room for our Happy Hour! Customers can enjoy our Happy Hour from 4-6pm, Monday – Friday. Enjoy $3 house wine, $3 Prosecco, $3-$5 Draft Beer Specials Happy Hour Monday – Friday: 4pm-6pm Happy Hour in Portland, Maine Host An Event OrBook a Table Whether you’re looking for a great place to have a

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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 Corner Room’s dinner menu. This dish uses thinly-sliced raw beef with capers, red onion, aioli

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