It was July 1 when a Baltimore Sun reporter spotted a production crew filming an apron-clad Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake outside City Hall.
When asked where the crew was from, a member said The Food Network.
Uh-oh. Someone had slipped. The mayor and her staff declined to comment, citing a confidentiality agreement with a company they could not disclose.
A mystery? The mayor? The Food Network?
No reporter worth his salt could resist that scent of a story — or the opportunity to indulge in a smorgasbord of lame puns.
Some basic online reporting revealed that "Chopped" was the only Food Network show casting...
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands by before speaking at the start of a 300 Man March from Hilton to Milton streets to speak out against violence in the city.