Azul 17 Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Lounge Columbia Market Place, 9400 Snowden River Parkway, Suite 127, Columbia, 410-309-9717;

The Bagel Bin & Deli River Hill Village Center, Clarksville, 410-531-0335. Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia, 410-740-0024. Kings Contrivance Village Center, Columbia, 410-381-1730. Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, Ellicott City, 410-418-8700. Neighborhood atmosphere; sandwiches built on bagels, wraps, pitas and gourmet breads; specialty coffees; espresso bar; omelets. Open daily at 6:30 a.m.

Baja Fresh 6455 Dobbin Road, Suite C1, Columbia, 410-715-3933. Mexican cuisine, with emphasis on fresh ingredients. Open daily. $

Bangkok Delight 8825 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, 410-730-0032; fax 410-964-8255; Creative Thai food, decoratively served. Contemporary setting. Kids’ menu. L D $-$$

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Bangkok Garden 9 Oakland Mills Village Center, 5810 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, 410-992-9553;; fax 410-992-9554. Thai cuisine. L D $-$$

Bar B Q House 9990 Washington Blvd., North Laurel, 301-317-9529. B L D

Bare Bones Grill and Brewery 9150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-461-0770; Handcrafted beer. Baby back ribs, prime rib, steaks, seafood, salads. L D $-$$$

Bean Hollow Cafe 8059 Main St., Ellicott City, 410-465-0233. Coffee roasted on site. Bagels, sandwiches, gourmet desserts, pastries, espresso drinks. L D $

Bella Mia Pizza & Subs 4900 Waterloo Road,  Ellicott City, 410-465-9335; Cozy eatery; big menu. Fresh dough and gourmet pizza, subs, pasta, salads and more. Kids’ menu. Open daily. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. L D $-$$

Bertucci’s Brick Oven Pizza 9081 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia, 410-312-4800. Italian delights in trattoria setting. Express lunch. L D $-$$

Best Hunan Kings Contrivance Village Center, Columbia, 410-381-9798. Casual. Szechuan, Cantonese, Hunan and Mandarin specialties. L D  $-$$

BGR - The Burger Joint 6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia, 443-319-5542; Cooked-to-order burgers on brioche buns. Also veggie, turkey, lamb and Cuban varieties. Sliders. Ahi tuna and lobster roll. Sides, desserts, shakes, floats, fountain drinks, and beer and wine.

Bippy’s Restaurant & Pub Bethany 40 Center, 10194 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-465-3633. Sports pub plus full-service dining. American cuisine, prime rib, seafood. L D $-$$$

Bistro Blanc 3800 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg, 410-489-7907. Weekend brunch and happy hour. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$$

Blue Sky Cafe 9065 Frederick Road, Suite D, Ellicott City, 410-418-9600.

Bob Evans Restaurant Columbia Restaurant Park (routes 175 and 108), 410-290-0004. Regional American fare with heartland approach. Open daily. Seasonal menus. Kids’, seniors’ specials. Kids eat free every Tuesday with adult purchase. B L D  $$$

Bon Appetit Bakery & Cafe 10155 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 106, Ellicott CIty, 410-203-2071.

Bon Fresco Sandwich Bakery 6945 Oakland Mills, Columbia, 410-290-3434.

Boston Market 9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-313-8400. 9061 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia, 410-312-0800. Eat-in, carryout. Spit-roasted chicken and all the trimmings. Ham, turkey, meatloaf. Family-packs and individual dinners. L D $

Bottom of the Bay Seafood 9590 North Laurel Road, Laurel, 301-498-1040. Seafood. L D