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Many Baltimore-area restaurants offer secret, off-menu items -- if you know to ask

The baristas and cashiers at Ground & Griddled, the breakfast stall at the new R. House food hall, are the only ones who know the names of the shop's discounted coffee-and-sandwich combos. And owner Dave Sherman wants to keep it that way — for now.

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the Baltimore area

A number of restaurants in and around Baltimore will open their doors to diners on Dec. 24 and 25, serving prix-fixe meals and holiday specials. Below are some of the Baltimore-area restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Many require reservations.

Chart House Restaurant in Annapolis will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Curb Shoppe Bar & Grill sold

For 31-year-old Tommy Hawkins, buying the North Baltimore bar where his grandmothers and aunt once worked is a "dream come true."

Hawkins, who most recently worked as a chef and kitchen manager at Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant, is part of Curb Shoppe LLC, which purchased The Curb Shoppe Bar & Grill in North Baltimore in November.

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Red Emma's in Charles North held up at gunpoint

Red Emma's, a popular Charles North restaurant, coffee shop, bookstore and community space, was held up at gunpoint Tuesday morning, police said.

An armed suspect entered the store at 30 W. North Ave. near the Maryland Institute College of the Arts about 10 a.m. and demanded money from the cashier before leaving, police said. Police said he took an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Welcome to R. House: A first look at Remington's much-anticipated food hall

From cortado-style coffee to Old Bay barbecue-flavored ice cream, guests could come to R. House when the doors open at 7 a.m. and find reasons to stay all day.

More than a year in the making, the Remington food hall is ready to welcome patrons from Baltimore and beyond to sample food and drink from a dozen different vendors. The space opens to the public at 5 p.m. Thursday.

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R. House food hall to open to the public Dec. 8

The long wait for R. House's debut will end next week when the food hall opens to the public.

The Remington food emporium at the corner of Remington Avenue and 29th Street will hold a grand opening at 5 p.m. Dec. 8.

The space houses 10 food vendors, a bar and a pop-up space. R. House's chefs will offer everything from coffee and breakfast sandwiches to poke and ice cream.

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