415 W. Cold Spring Lane, (410) 235-3433, alonsos.com $$, L, D, R
Try the fantastic burgers, wide variety of hot dogs and cheesesteaks, and above-average pizza. Bar upstairs.
6070 Falls Road, (410) 372-0238, bonjourbakerycafe.com $$, B, L
The best bakery in North Baltimore offers delicate breakfast pastries, exquisite quiches by the slice or pie, artisanal bread, and cakes and tarts as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat.
1619 Sulgrave Ave., (410) 466-1000, chiyosushi.com $$, L, D, P
An incredibly charming sushi outlet with cozy, compact dining rooms on two floors, standard maki and sashimi, and excellent tempura.
The Corner Pantry
6080 Falls Road, Suite 101, (667) 308-2331, corner-pantry.com $$, B, L, BR, P
Fancy little deli near the beloved Ivy Bookshop offers things such as gluten-free muesli, a smoked turkey sandwich, and a $10.99/pound cold counter, along with great pastries.
Crepe du Jour
1609 Sulgrave Ave., (410) 542-9000, crepedujour.com $$, L, D, BR, R
The quiet Mount Washington storefront offers delicious crepes, both sweet and savory, including lovely seafood and vegetable options.