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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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Firenze restaurant opening Feb. 12 in Reisterstown

Pizza, lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs are making their way to Reisterstown’s historic Main Street. The 100-seat Firenze will open to the public Feb. 12 at 2 Hanover St. The upscale casual restaurant will also feature craft beer, cocktails and … 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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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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Here’s a look at the latest bar trend: Cocktails on tap

There was a time when drinking a cocktail to meant imbibing something sickly sweet and/or girly (like a Cosmo) or far too much alcohol than my 5-foot-one-inch frame can withstand. So I stuck with my fume blancs, malbecs and cabernets. Well … Continue reading

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Here’s your guide to new Howard County restaurants

Indian, Peruvian and Italian cuisine are among the new offerings in Howard County’s dining scene. I spoke with the staff of Ananda, an Indian restaurant in Fulton’s Maple Lawn; Seasons 52, a chain at the Mall in Columbia where everything is … Continue reading

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French fry shop opening in Federal Hill

Federal Hill residents will get new munchies to chew on after their bar crawls once a French fry shop moves into their neighborhood. The Local Fry will move into 21 E. Cross St. sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, co-owner Kevin Irish … Continue reading

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