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  • A Timonium mainstay for 34 years, Michael's Cafe could use food upgrade

    A Timonium mainstay for 34 years, Michael's Cafe could use food upgrade

    A restaurant that can survive more than three decades is bound to be doing something right. That doesn’t necessarily mean with the food. On a recent weekday evening, Michael’s Cafe, a mainstay in Timonium since 1984, was packed to the brim. Seeing that boisterous crowd made me think a memorable...

  • Ludlow Market makes a splash in Locust Point

    Ludlow Market makes a splash in Locust Point

    The re-do trend in the restaurant world keeps on spinning. Among the most recent local examples is the impressive Ludlow Market, previously the Wine Market Bistro, tucked inside the historic Foundry building in Locust Point. Owner Chris Spann closed that bistro last spring after a nearly 14-year...

  • Glyndon Grill a casual spot with classy food, drink

    Glyndon Grill a casual spot with classy food, drink

    A couple of years ago, when my better half and I started thinking seriously about relocating from Baltimore City to the bucolic countryside of Worthington Valley in Baltimore County, we decided to check out Glyndon Grill. We were curious to see what sort of vibe we’d get in a place that could turn...

  • Acappella Italian Restaurant in Fallston serves up tasty comfort food

    Acappella Italian Restaurant in Fallston serves up tasty comfort food

    Amid the gently rolling countryside near the western edge of Harford County, a cream-colored, reasonably Tuscan-evoking building makes an unexpected appearance, located across the street from a much more ordinary-looking drugstore. It’s home to Acappella Italian Restaurant, an unassuming, come-as-you-are...

  • Jazz + Soju spices up the Locust Point dining scene

    Jazz + Soju spices up the Locust Point dining scene

    A fusion of flavor and visual flair make Jazz + Soju a distinctive addition to the Locust Point area. The handsome restaurant on the ground floor of Anthem House combines industrial chic (high ceilings, exposed duct work, eclectic lighting fixtures, etc.) with a neat homage to classic jazz — album...

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  • 4 of 6 Baltimore public markets are slated for overhauls. Here's an update on the projects.

    4 of 6 Baltimore public markets are slated for overhauls. Here's an update on the projects.

    Developers this week announced the first wave of tenants planned for the renovated Cross Street Market, and Baltimore officials are poised to give an update Wednesday on the revamp of Lexington Market. They’re not the only public markets in the city undergoing or preparing for sweeping changes....

  • Ejji Ramen opening second location in Bethesda

    Ejji Ramen opening second location in Bethesda

    Ejji Ramen, which has operated out of Belvedere Square Market since 2014, is opening a second location inside Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda this month. The new location will open Oct. 11 inside the food court at the mall. Ejji Ramen’s menu at the new Westfield Montgomery location will be...

  • Ben & Jerry's, Taharka Bros. founders to host ice cream social in Station North

    Ben & Jerry's, Taharka Bros. founders to host ice cream social in Station North

    Ben & Jerry’s and Taharka Brothers are teaming up to host a block party that will celebrate social change Sunday in Station North. Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen and Taharka Brothers’ Sean Smeeton will attend and speak at the event, which is aimed at demonstrating businesses can be forces of...

  • Pooles Island Brewing Co. to open in Baltimore County this fall

    Pooles Island Brewing Co. to open in Baltimore County this fall

    A new craft brewery, Pooles Island Brewing Co., plans to open in Middle River in late November. Named after the Maryland island in the Chesapeake Bay, Pooles Island plans to brew a wide variety of beer styles, said partner Scott Donnelly. The brewery’s ownership group includes Donnelly, his wife...

  • 101 best pizzas in America

    101 best pizzas in America

    Every year, The Daily Meal sets out on an intrepid search for America's best pizzas. Quixotic? Yes. Well-intentioned and comprehensive? Check. It's also methodical, and we'd argue, the most reliable snapshot (or Instagram story - wink, wink) of pizza greatness at that moment. This marks our seventh...

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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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