New Gloucester chef to open The Purple House next week

Opening a restaurant requires resourcefulness, optimism and more money than you think. Two years later, Chef Krista Kern Desjarlais prepares to open The Purple House in North Yarmouth.

“You know what would be great in that spot!? A bakery … like a wood-fired bakery. With rustic pastries, nice coffee and bagels!!! I’ll just call the broker to schedule a look-see.” Keep reading