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Brookside Market opening in Jacksonville in Baltimore County

Brookside Market, a new deli and restaurant, is preparing to open in Jacksonville in Baltimore County.

Chef-owner Casey Brooks said he’s hoping to open the doors next week at 14232 Jarrettsville Pike in the building that most recently housed the Dogwood Tack shop.

Brooks previously owned Casey’s Bar & Restaurant for nine years in Parkville.

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Yelp calls this Baltimore restaurant one of the best places to eat in the country

A Little Italy focacceria is one of the top 100 places to eat in the United States, according to the latest list from Yelp.

Joe Benny’s was named among the review website’s Top 100 Places to Eat for 2018. The eatery was the only restaurant in Maryland to make the list.

The list was compiled by Yelp based on restaurant ratings and their number of reviews, as well as quality and popularity.

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New farmers' market coming to Rosedale

A new farmers’ market will provide fresh produce to Baltimore County residents this spring.

The Rosedale Farmers’ Market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays beginning in May.

Operated by Tangled Roots farm owner April Downey and Robin Baux, head chef of the Charles Evering VFW, the market will be held at the VFW at 8777 Philadelphia Road.

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Giada de Laurentiis unveils more details about her Baltimore restaurant at Horseshoe Casino

Giada de Laurentiis, the Food Network celebrity chef, will infuse her Italian-meets-Californian flavors into Baltimore’s food scene in mid-April when GDL Italian by Giada opens at the Horseshoe Casino.

Her trattoria-style restaurant at the Horseshoe will offer a “casual but elegant” experience, she said.

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Pie in the Sky replaces Mare Nostrum in Fells Point

A new pizza restaurant has moved into the former home of Mare Nostrum in Fells Point.

Mare Nostrum closed last year at 716 S. Broadway, where Pie in the Sky opened in mid-January. The restaurant is owned by Murat Mercan, one of Mare Nostrum’s owners, and Aziz Kalyoncu.

Pie in the Sky offers 10- and 14-inch pies, as well as specialty sandwiches, salads, pasta and calzones.

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Dooby's owners plan to open a pizzeria in the Fitzgerald building

The owners of Dooby’s and Sugarvale in Mount Vernon are planning to open a new restaurant in Midtown-Belvedere.

Husband-and-wife team Phil and Jennifer Han are working to open a pizzeria in the Fitzgerald building at 1203 W. Mount Royal Ave., in the storefront where Two Boots Pizza previously operated.

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