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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42. Pappas( Tasha Treadwell, Baltimore Sun / July 8, 2009 )
In her 1999 review of this Parkville landmark, Elizabeth Large said, "Basically Pappas is the kind of Old Baltimore restaurant -- it's been owned and operated by the same folks since 1972 -- that I'm very fond of." People swear by the crabcakes here, and standouts like crab imperial and stuffed shrimp. Not the most exciting menu, her review concluded, but "regulars will know the best things on the menu to order."
Venue info: Pappas in Parkville