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Sweet Dreams Coming to Harborplace This Spring

Sweet Dreams Coming to Harborplace This Spring March 23, 2012 | Food | Read More
Travelers to the Inner Harbor will have the pleasure of enjoying three new retailers offering treats for their sweet tooth. Marble Slab Creamery, Great American Cookies, and Paciugo Gelato & Caffè are all slated to open at the Pratt Street Pavilion in Harborplace this Spring. Photo courtesy of Paciugo...

Irish Pubs in Baltimore

Irish Pubs in Baltimore January 22, 2012 | Food | Read More
The Irish have had a presence in Baltimore since the 1840s. Their pubs are as much a part of their culture and identity as crab cakes are a part of Charm City. Baltimore is home to America’s oldest Irish bar, Patrick’s on Pratt Street, which has been around since 1847. You’ll find about twenty...

Best Dessert Shops in Baltimore

Best Dessert Shops in Baltimore December 19, 2011 | Food | Read More
It’s only apropos that a city like Baltimore, rich with decadent and top-notched restaurants, would also have good dessert spots to complement the main meal. Unless, you’re like Ernestine Ulmer, who would suggest that you eat dessert first, this list of stand-alone desert shops offer some of the...

New Kid on Baltimore’s Restaurant Block: Mari Luna Bistro

New Kid on Baltimore’s Restaurant Block: Mari Luna Bistro October 6, 2011 | Food | Read More
Mari Luna Bistro is one of the new kids on Baltimore’s restaurant block. Officially opening in February of this year across from the Meyerhoff, the restaurant is borrowing items from the menu of its sister restaurant, Mari Luna Mexican Grill, that are working well along with signature dishes of its...

$50 a Day in Baltimore

$50 a Day in Baltimore July 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
A full day’s worth of dining and sightseeing in Baltimore does not come cheap. I loved watching Rachel Ray in the early days of her career as she showed the world how to miraculously only spend $40 a day in cities around the world, dining, drinking and having fun. That was more than five years...

Best BBQ in Baltimore

Best BBQ in Baltimore June 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
Proper summer feasting in Baltimore calls for one of the following three activities: eating crabs, attending a bull roast, or barbecuing; the latter signifying the season more notably than the two former.  If you love the taste of slow-smoked goodness in the form of brisket, pulled pork, chicken, and...

Restaurant Events

Restaurant Events March 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
Sometimes you just don’t know what to eat. Well, here’s a little guidance – whether it’s happy hour, a special performance, tasting menu, or tour, there’s always some sort of dining event happening around Baltimore. Now’s your chance to do a little something different...

Ziki’s Japanese Steakhouse – Restaurant Review

Ziki’s Japanese Steakhouse – Restaurant Review March 25, 2011 | Food | Read More
Located on the top of the relatively new and chic Annapolis Towne Center in Annapolis, MD, Ziki Japanese Steakhouse sits in a small corner, easily overlooked by a hurried passerby. The elegant ambiance and decor in the restaurant is befitting of a more upscale hibachi house. Unfortunately, the food did...

Healthy eating in Baltimore

Healthy eating in Baltimore February 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
The other day I was reading the March issue of Baltimore Magazine:”67 Best Restaurants”, and I could not help salivating over the pages. They ranked restaurants in seafood, italian, fine dining, tapas, wine bars, and foreign affairs categories. Honestly, I felt my hips spread as I gawked...

Asahi Sushi Review – Second Time Around

Asahi Sushi Review – Second Time Around February 23, 2011 | Food | Read More
My husband and I had a rare moment last night – we went on a date in the city, complete with babysitter, a free advance movie screening, inexpensive parking, and a late-night dinner. Being that it was a “school night”, we opted for something fast and relatively inexpensive: sushi. Unwilling...