Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls, an Annapolis-based restaurant, has opened its first franchise locations in Baltimore and National Harbor.
The restaurant’s Belvedere Square location, at 540 E. Belvedere Ave., opened in early December, followed by the eatery in National Harbor, at 156 National Plaza.Read more
Looking for the best apple pie in Maryland? Head to Dangerously Delicious Pies. For the state’s best cupcake, try Bel Air’s Flavor Cupcakery & Bake Shop. At least, that’s what The Daily Meal suggests.
The website on Friday released its picks for best foods and drinks in Maryland across 25 categories.Read more
Gianni’s Italian Bistro, a long-standing restaurant in Halethorpe, closed earlier this month.
Owners Greg and Colleen Orendorff decided to shut the restaurant amid a drawn-out and expensive legal dispute with their landlord, said David Goldberg, the Orendorff’s lawyer.
“They didn’t close because they wanted to,” Goldberg said.Read more
Riptide by the Bay in Fells Point did not sell at auction Thursday morning after bidders failed to reach a price the owners would accept.
More than 30 people — a mix of friends, employees, local business owners and prospective buyers — turned out Thursday morning for the auction held at the restaurant at 1718 Thames St.
Adam Shpritz of Ashland Auction Group oversaw the auction.Read more
Get It Inn Island Cuisine, a new Jamaican bar and restaurant, has opened its doors in Locust Point.
The restaurant took over the former home of Sweet Caroline’s at 1401 E. Clement St. Sweet Caroline’s closed in October, and Get It Inn replaced it in mid-November.
The Jamaican hangout is owned by wife-and-husband duo Cassandra and James Samuels.Read more