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In this kingdom by the sea

Every so often, a restaurant owner gets literary. Annabel Lee Tavern in Canton is named after a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. The fondly remembered Mencken's Cultured Pearl was of course named for H.L. Mencken, the "Bard of Baltimore," the bygone Birches took its name from a Robert Frost poem and... Gene Sweeney Jr., Baltimore Sun photo