Husband and wife team Ashley Fowler and Jay Ferrari opened Sweet Caroline's in Locust Point in August 2013. The restaurant, named after the daughter of a friend, aims to be a family-friendly, fun addition to the vibrant neighborhood.
Parking: Street parking
Try the ceviche, a bright dish of peppers, onions and fish (during our visit, shrimp) marinated in citrus and served with thick chips for scooping. The appetizer, served in a martini glass, is easy to share and a great match for the basil margarita.
Where: 1401 East Clement Street, Baltimore
Open: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (bar stays open later), Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday
Credit Cards: All major
Bottom line: Great service and uncomplicated, but well-executed food in a Locust Point spot catering to both families and kid-free adults