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  • R. House is adding a pizza stall

    R. House is adding a pizza stall

    The team behind Stall 11, the veggie-centered cafe at R. House, is opening a second stand, filling the final empty stall at the Remington food hall. Molina Pizze & Polpette, a stall serving New Haven-style pizza and meatballs, will become the food hall’s 10th permanent vendor when it opens in mid-October....

  • Living the pumpkin spice lifestyle: A reporter used every pumpkin spice product she could find for a week

    Living the pumpkin spice lifestyle: A reporter used every pumpkin spice product she could find for a week

    Pumpkin spice is not a flavor, it's a lifestyle. Its mantra is the crackle of fallen leaves and bonfires. "Sweater weather" is its holy creed. The pumpkin spice life, like its coffee, is sweet, and you are always #thankful for your #blessings. It was never really about that particular blend of...

  • Maritime Magic featuring over 80 top restaurants to be held Friday

    Maritime Magic featuring over 80 top restaurants to be held Friday

    The 31st annual Maritime Magic event will be an opportunity for foodies to sample from more than 80 of the region’s top restaurants and caterers. Friday’s event, which regularly attracts about 3,000 guests, will be a chance to try food from Baltimore’s ever-growing food scene. Popular restaurants...

  • Vegetarian cafe opens in Monkton with BambooMoves Yoga

    Vegetarian cafe opens in Monkton with BambooMoves Yoga

    A new cafe and yoga studio have opened in Monkton along the Northern Central Railroad Trail. Veggie Esperanto, a vegetarian cafe, opened alongside BambooMoves Yoga at 1900 Monkton Road on Sunday. Husband and wife Nikolai Pandoursky and Monica Ott are behind the joint operation. Pandoursky runs...

  • 101 Deli Bar opens in Federal Hill

    101 Deli Bar opens in Federal Hill

    A new craft deli has opened in the former home of Forever Yogurt in Federal Hill. 101 Deli Bar opened Friday at 1118 S. Charles St. The eatery is owned by Andrew Dunlap, Michael McDevitt and Sean White, the same team behind Banditos Bar + Kitchen next door and Wayward Smokehouse across the street....

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  • Germano's Piattini brings old-world style to modern diners

    Germano's Piattini brings old-world style to modern diners

    Over the years, I think I’ve eaten at just about every restaurant in Little Italy. But I haven’t been to Germano’s Piattini since it changed its name and menu almost four years ago. The longtime stalwart, known for its second-floor cabaret shows, still offers Italian favorites but has introduced...

  • Sandlot transports diners to the beach — without leaving the city

    Sandlot transports diners to the beach — without leaving the city

    You can’t beat the sun, sand and water view at Sandlot in Harbor Point — or the delicious, casual fare. We had a hard time believing we were in the city at the outdoor, beach-inspired restaurant, except for the Domino Sugars sign across the way and the towering Exelon building behind us. The outdoor...

  • It's easy to walk past this Upper Fells Point restaurant. You shouldn't.

    It's easy to walk past this Upper Fells Point restaurant. You shouldn't.

    Canela in Upper Fells Point is one of those low-key restaurants you might stroll past without even noticing. But you really should walk through the door. There is a wholesome sweetness about the restaurant. The staff is welcoming, addressing folks as “love” and “honey” like they’ve known you forever....

  • Seafood suits Johnny's, but the prices don't

    Seafood suits Johnny's, but the prices don't

    Johnny’s in Roland Park has been casting a wide net to find its food niche in recent years. It may have finally found the right lure — Maryland seafood. When it opened in 2012, the Foreman Wolf restaurant tested the waters with American cuisine that had West Coast leanings. Then it shifted to fare...

  • Sykesville's Market Tavern belongs on your must-visit list

    Sykesville's Market Tavern belongs on your must-visit list

    The Market Tavern in Sykesville is a place non-locals may never discover. And that would be a shame. The adorable gourmet market and neighborhood bar on the town’s Main Street is a friendly, laidback space, where visitors can grab a delicious sandwich, charcuterie plate, glass of wine or a classic...

Maryland Crabs

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  • Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusive

    Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusive

    Nobody asked me — because I'm still abstaining from eating crabs — but … Apparently, the 2015 harvest has picked up. "Considerably," said Robert T. Brown, Sr., president of the Maryland Watermen's Association. "I'm not going to be able to put a percentage on it yet, but it's up quite a bit, especially...

  • With Md. crabs scarcer than usual, prices from other sources rise

    With Md. crabs scarcer than usual, prices from other sources rise

    With Father's Day looming, consumers' appetite for steamed crabs is growing. But restaurants are paying $50 to $60 more per bushel for crabs than they did at this time last year — and consumers are paying $2 to $15 more per dozen, according to local restaurateurs. Though locally caught crabs are...

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  • Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    The Chesapeake Bay's crab population has rebounded from last year's perilously low level, state officials reported Monday, meaning there could be more of the iconic crustaceans to feast on this summer — though at what price is anyone's guess. Despite a frigid winter that killed nearly one in five...

  • Commercial horseshoe crab fishery in Del. to close July 9

    Commercial horseshoe crab fishery in Del. to close July 9

    DOVER, Del. — Fish and wildlife officials say Delaware's commercial horseshoe crab fishery is set to close as its quota nears. The commercial fishery will close at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. After that, officials say, it will be unlawful to harvest horseshoe crabs this year. Under the management plan...

  • Oprah gets Pappas crab cakes delivered; says you can, too

    Oprah gets Pappas crab cakes delivered; says you can, too

    Oprah Winfrey put her love for Pappas crab cakes on the photo-sharing site Instagram on Tuesday. "Had my favorite Baltimore's Best crab cake delivered. You can too. Worth it!" the famous former Baltimore resident said in her Instagram post. The original Pappas restaurant opened on Taylor Avenue...

  • Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised

    Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised

    Here’s a thought for Maryland seafood lovers to sink their teeth into: A survey has found that more than a third of the crab cakes tested at Maryland and Washington, D.C., restaurants were not local blue crab as advertised, but imported crab. Crab cakes at Baltimore and Annapolis restaurants had...

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