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  • Hunting down the history of how pit beef became a symbol of Baltimore

    Hunting down the history of how pit beef became a symbol of Baltimore

    We got word last week that Chaps Pit Beef (5801 Pulaski Highway, [410] 483-2379, chapspitbeef.com) would be franchising. No locations have been chosen yet, but Bob Creager, the owner of the 28-year-old Pulaski Highway eatery, has said that the sky is basically the limit for Chaps, which will be...

  • Meatless magic: Making vegan barbecue that will even satisfy carnivores

    Meatless magic: Making vegan barbecue that will even satisfy carnivores

    Barbecue. The very name of this food channels ferocity, savagery, even—say it with me—barbarism. Barbecue, after all, is what happens when you combine smoke, heat, and meat. Fattier the better, spicy red pepper-infused sauce licked lusciously from the fingers and bringing a flush to the face, all...

  • Wide World of Meat: Baltimore barbecue goes way beyond the American South

    Wide World of Meat: Baltimore barbecue goes way beyond the American South

    Barbecue—the low-and-slow method of cooking meat until it easily comes apart at the touch—is a culinary point of pride for the American South. If you're looking to eat your way into a food coma with tender Carolina-style pulled pork, check out City Paper's meat bracket (page 18) for local barbecue...

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  • Fast Foodie: An existential rumination on what qualifies as fast food

    Fast Foodie: An existential rumination on what qualifies as fast food

    Hello, fellow fast-food enthusiasts. I must take this time to address issues with the previous column on my excitement about a new Popeye's opening down the street from my house. Several readers took exception with my characterization of the city's fast-food scene. In the column, I lamented the...

  • High Life: Pax Baltimorona

    High Life: Pax Baltimorona

    I first thought of writing about vaporizers because the technology was changing so quickly (and because I was an aging, weak-lunged stoner trying to get away from so much combustion). The gulf between the first bulky or dangerous vaporizers I used and the new models was immense, so I wanted to...

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'I Am Cuba,' a masterpiece of commie melodrama

There are many ambitious set pieces in this Soviet-Cuban communist-humanist epic and you've probably heard about a few of them, such as the epic single take in which the camera whirls all around a party full of American tourists at a Cuban hotel that starts on the roof and follows partying men...More

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