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My goal: Create an atmosphere that encourages sharing, relaxing and really interacting during the meal – Chef Bo Byrne

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

I traveled to Israel and the West Bank last winter with a group from TIQA. We went on a fact-finding, experiential cultural and culinary immersion. It turned into a wonderful recipe development excursion. It [...]

Pan-seared Scallops with Chilled Corn Cream, Smoked Potatoes and North Country Bacon

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

This contest originally appeared on's Catching Health Blog  By Diane Atwood:  Recipe: Scallops (Spain) Pan-seared with Chilled Corn Cream, Smoked Potatoes, and North Country Bacon In order to make this dish correctly, you need [...]

TIQA Tomato and Crispy Eggplant

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Chef Bo Byrne recently appeared in the WCSH6 207 Kitchen where he prepared his popular Tomato & Crispy Eggplant Salad.

Portland Maine must-try lists

July 15th, 2017|0 Comments

3 Must-Eat Restaurants to Make Your Portland, Maine Trip a New England Culinary Experience By Joseph Pedro - Global Cocktails  Few US cities have a culinary presence as robust as Portland, Maine. With a population [...]

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2017

July 15th, 2017|0 Comments

TIQA is a restaurant for wine lovers. Our wine program is a blend of old- and new world styles, with flavor profiles that pair perfectly with any of our dishes. Earlier this month Wine Spectator magazine revealed its [...]

TIQA Live – Summer Calendar

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

TIQA Live is our live local music series, Thursdays in the lounge. Each week we welcome well known local artists to perform starting at 6 PM. TIQA Live also includes drink specials at the bar. [...]

Matthew Wexler of Passport Magazine Visits TIQA

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Passort Magazine WORLDEATS: PORTLAND, MAINE by Matthew Wexler The pan Mediterranean restaurant offers a large outdoor seating area and an equally expansive menu that draws inspiration from Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, and beyond. Stick [...]

Spring Menus and Brunch at TIQA

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The Portland Press Herald compiled its "40-plus places to eat brunch in Portland" list. Portland Press Herald's 40-plus places to brunch in Portland, Maine included TIQA. Read the article online. We just launched [...]

Saturday Afternoons with Prosecco

March 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Saturday afternoons at TIQA are now Saturday Bubbles! Between 2 and 6 PM in the lounge, we're serving $5 glasses of Zardetto Private Cuvee Prosecco. Think of it as your luxury afternoon Prosecco high tea! [...]

TIQA Live Music Thursdays, 6 to 8 PM

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Thursday nights in the lounge are now TIQA Live Music Thursdays. We've hired great local musicians to perform from 6 to 8 PM. Through mid-May, here's who we have lined up:  Live Music Lineup: 3/30 Ryan [...]

Recipe: Broccoli and Cauliflower Escabeche

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

RECIPE: Broccoli and Cauliflower Escabeche 1 head cauliflower 1 head broccoli 5 cloves garlic 3/4 c sliced shallots 3 c oil, vegetable 1 quart vinegar, apple cider 3/4 bunch parsley 1/4 bunch thyme 3T salt [...]

  • Maine Restaurant Week Bo and Zara winning Spirit Quest

Maine Restaurant Week 2017

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Maine Restaurant Week runs March 1-12, 2017. We are serving a special three-course dinner menu priced at $35 per guest and a special MRW lunch, at $22. Both menus are included below. We invite you [...]

When Chefs Tavel to Taste and Learn

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By Portland Press Herald food writer Meredith Goad "Maine chefs travel the globe to taste, learn and bring ideas home" TIQA Executive Chef Byrne discussed the culinary exploration trip he took this winter with co-owners [...]

Chef Byrne on WCSH6 207: Vanilla Parsnip Puree Recipe

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Chef Bo recently appeared in WCSH6's 207 Kitchen with host Rob Caldwell. View the segment and the recipe is included below! Here's the recipe for TIQA's Vanilla Parsnip Puree Ingredients 1 lb parsnips 2.5 cups heavy [...]

Valentine’s-2017 Four Course Menu Announced

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a four-course Pan Mediterranean meal.  Reservations can be made now online or by calling 207-808-8840. Four Courses plus a glass of bubbly and a rose per couple $65 per guest (excluding tax [...]

Rare Bourbon Tasting @ TIQA

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Bourbon fans will have an opportunity to taste five different rare bourbons during TIQA’s Friday, February 10 Rare Bourbon Tasting. Tickets include an array of appetizers, an introduction to the different bourbons and the opportunity [...]

Winter 2017 Cooking Class at TIQA

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

We invite everyone to participate in our winter 2017 cooking classes. Classes include: Culinary Art of Braising (1/29); Romantic Breakfasts (2/5); Making Pasta at Home (2/12); Making Fantastic Mezze Plates (2/19);  and Cooking Camp [...]

Travel to Israel and the West Bank

January 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Our culinary team is always focused on creating an inspired Mediterranean experience for all of our diners. To better understand the flavor profiles and to bring them back to you we've traveled to Jerusalem [...]

TIQA Pan Mediterranean and TIQA Cafe Winter Hours 2017

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

TIQA Pan Mediterranean at 327 Commercial St. and TIQA Cafe, Deering Oaks Park, will have the following winter schedule: Both locations will be closed January 2-January 17, reopening January 18. TIQA Cafe’s hours are 7 [...]

Dine Out Maine: When you break bread at Tiqa, you’ll sense you’re in good hands

November 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

"Let’s start with bread. You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the bread they serve, or even if they do. At a place like TIQA, where all bread is made in-house ... it’s [...]