New book alert! Portland Food: The Culinary Capital of Maine showcases Portland as the foodie city it has become known for. Author & food blogger, Kate McCarty focuses not only on Maine's traditional lobster and blueberry pies, but on a wide range of food specialties.

Kate McCarty has a Portland food blog, The Blueberry Flies which makes her perfect to write a book about Portland's food culture.  From elite bakeries & chocolatiers to creameries and cheese makers to farmers' markets & oyster farmers Portland Food: The Culinary Capital of Maine covers all the food niches that Portland has to offer.

You can meet Kate at her book launch at Sherman's Books, Portland on Saturday, May 31 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Kate joined us live in the 94.9 HOM studios.

Sandra Harris