Category Archives: Food & drink

Spain seduces the second time around

  Would you entertain a second date with someone who didn’t leave a good impression the first time? That’s how I feel about destinations, which don’t get second chances with me. I made an exception for Spain last summer, giving in … Continue reading

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Mussel Bar & Grille now open in Baltimore

Biere, moules et frites. Those are the specialties at Robert Wiedmaier’s ode to the Belgian roadside dive, Mussel Bar and Grille, which opened March 10 in Baltimore’s Harbor East neighborhood. The 8,000-square-foot restaurant will open at 1350 Lancaster St., home of the former … Continue reading

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Morty’s Delicatessen is betting on Maryland Live Casino

Maryland Live Casino’s newest restaurant is a New York-style deli that serves up corned beef and pastrami sandwiches. The 84-seat Morty’s Delicatessen opened in early January and is located on the casino floor, next to the Maryland Live buffet. The Papa Louie … Continue reading

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Exploring the historic streets and spicy cuisine of Charleston, S.C.

You’re a (sub)urban Maryland couple looking for a short U.S. getaway late October/early Nov. There should be a direct, nonstop flight from BWI to said destination. The locale should be at least 10 degrees warmer than Baltimore. There should be good, … Continue reading

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Ryleigh’s Oyster opening Mount Vernon location Dec. 16

Soon you’ll be able to slurp some oysters before listening to Beethoven in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. The owner of Ryleigh’s Oyster will open his third location Dec. 16  across the street from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, home of the Baltimore Symphony … Continue reading

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New chefs and menu on deck at the Boathouse, Pazo and B&O

Winter is a time of rebirth and renewal, making it an ideal season for restaurants to revamp their menus. Or something like that. It’s also a good time to ditch the low-carb diet to savor some comfort foods. Leave your … Continue reading

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The Milton Inn debuts new lounge and small plates menu

The Milton Inn in Sparks added a new casual lounge and small plates menu this month to the Northern Baltimore County restaurant. A total of 26 dishes are on the menu, including blackened catfish étouffée, French onion soup, clams casino … Continue reading

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