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Portside Tavern has expansion plans

Portside Tavern has expansion plans

The operators of Portside Tavern in Canton got approval from the Baltimore City Liquor License Board on Thursday to expand into its neighboring building, the former AKA studio, a hair salon. The annexed building will operate as a separate restaurant named Cask & Grain, said Portside operating partner Steve Roop. Confirming information in a story about the expansion that appeared in the Baltimore Business Journal, Roop said that Cask & Grain will be in the style of a farm-to-table restaurant. Roop repeated his belief that farm-to-table is here to stay. "I've been in this business since 1989 and I've seen trends come and go," Roop told us. "Farm-to-table is more...