Suzanne Loudermilk

Writer

Suzanne Loudermilk is The Sun’s restaurant critic. She also writes food features for Baltimore Sun Media Group. Loudermilk started her journalism career at The Sun, working in various positions, including copy editor, assistant features editor and metro reporter. She left the paper in 2001 to become a food editor at The Columbus Dispatch in Ohio. She is a former food and travel editor at Baltimore magazine and restaurant critic at Delaware Today magazine.

Recent Articles

  • South Baltimore's Minnow restaurant can swim with the big fish

    South Baltimore's Minnow restaurant can swim with the big fish

    After being wowed by La Cuchara in the Meadow Mill complex, I couldn’t wait to see what brothers Ben and Jacob Lefenfeld would do with their new place, Minnow, in South Baltimore. While La Cuchara concentrates on food from the Basque region, Minnow is carving out its own identity with a focus on...

  • New America serves eclectic diner food with artistic flair

    New America serves eclectic diner food with artistic flair

    Fiona Sergeant’s artistic imagination has led her down an intriguing culinary path at her diner, New America. The restaurant near Mount Vernon has been evolving since its opening in January, when Sergeant unveiled her vision. “I wanted it to be a liaison between the arts community and people at...

  • At Backfin Blues: Creole de Graw, solid Louisiana-style fare -- at a price

    At Backfin Blues: Creole de Graw, solid Louisiana-style fare -- at a price

    After 10 years of running Backfin Blues Bar & Grill in Port Deposit, chef-owner Bob Steele was ready for another venture — this time, on the other side of the Susquehanna River. He opened Backfin Blues: Creole de Graw in Havre de Grace last winter, featuring a cuisine he loves. “Creole is one of...

  • At Cypriana, good vibes with uneven food and service

    At Cypriana, good vibes with uneven food and service

    Restaurateurs Maria Kaimakis and Vassos Yiannouris have to be some of the nicest people in town. As you watch them in action, they exude joy and energy. In February, the married couple opened Cypriana in Tuscany-Canterbury, where you can find them welcoming new diners and warmly greeting faithful...

  • Fast-casual Urban Bar-B-Que should satisfy your smoked meat cravings

    Fast-casual Urban Bar-B-Que should satisfy your smoked meat cravings

    If you’re in a hurry to grab some ribs and pulled pork in Upper Fells Point, Urban Bar-B-Que Co. has you covered. The fast-casual chain opened its first Baltimore store in late April. The menu focuses on a variety of barbecue styles, served as craft plates where you choose your meat and side dishes,...

  • No-frills breakfast at Simply Marie's in Canton

    No-frills breakfast at Simply Marie's in Canton

    There are a lot of places to go in Baltimore for a power breakfast or gourmet brunch. But sometimes you just want good old-fashioned morning fare. The aptly named Simply Marie’s in Canton is just the spot for the latter. It offers an unpretentious setting with a low-key decor, a few tables and...

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