50 best restaurants in Baltimore counties 2010 [Pictures]
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Always, there were those lovely old country estates and gracious manor taverns with roaring fireplaces, but in the old days fine dining was associated with the city. Not so anymore. Now, there are more compelling reasons than ever for diners to cross county lines for a good meal. The 50 best county restaurants in Howard County, Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County is a mix of the old and the new, destinations for special occasions and joints for Monday night suppers, the chef-driven and crowd-pleasing. What made the list? The consistent, the conscientious, the creative and, sometimes, the cool.
Don't see your favorite? Leave a comment below. --Richard Gorelick, Dining@Large
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5. Catonsville Gourmet( Monica Lopossay, Baltimore Sun / March 21, 2008 )
Reviewing Catonsville Gourmet in 2008, Elizabeth Large wrote, "Every once in a while, a new restaurant hits the jackpot. It's the right kind of food in the right kind of location with the right kind of atmosphere." This informal, beachy-keen restaurant has held steady since then, and its fans are still singing the praises of the fresh fish preparations and the friendly service.
Venue info: Catonsville Gourmet in Catonsville