Anna Walsh

Writer

Anna Walsh is a Howard County native who got her start at City Paper as an editorial intern in the summer of 2012. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013, she worked as the sports copy editor at the York Dispatch in York, Pennsylvania, even though she knew pretty much nothing about sports when she started. She came back to City Paper as the copy editor and Eats & Drinks editor in June 2014. When she's not working, she's usually hanging out in Mount Vernon or taking pictures of her cats.

Recent Articles

  • Cultured pairs cocktails and charcuterie

    Cultured pairs cocktails and charcuterie

    One of the most striking transformations to witness at Mount Vernon Marketplace since it opened in October has been the development of Cultured (520 Park Ave., [410] 409-7924, baltimorecultured.com), a charcuterie bar from chef Andrew Cole, formerly of The Other Corner Charcuterie Bar in Hampden....

  • Where To Learn How To Cook

    Where To Learn How To Cook

    The kitchen at Schola (1005 N. Charles St., [443] 714-7516, scholacooks.com) is a home cook’s dream: Multiples of every kitchen tool imaginable hang neatly on the walls, with large Mason jars filled with spices lined on shelves and two KitchenAid stand mixers, one pale yellow and one baby blue,...

  • Orgasmic crab dip and the gender politics of dining at strip clubs

    Orgasmic crab dip and the gender politics of dining at strip clubs

    The first strip club I ever went to was in Prague, in a part of town called Wenceslas Square that’s now mostly populated with touristy bars and shops and strip clubs. This particular one didn’t have a cover charge, and the club, located down a flight of stairs, had as many chairs and small tables...

  • Zagat names Baltimore the No. 2 food city of 2015 because . . . Shake Shack?

    Zagat names Baltimore the No. 2 food city of 2015 because . . . Shake Shack?

    Yesterday, Zagat, the dining-guide company that's been surveying locals on the dining scene and printing the results for more than three decades, released a guide to the top 15 food cities of 2015, with Baltimore ranked as No. 2. (Pittsburgh clinched the No. 1 spot, while Washington, D.C. ranked...

  • Argosy Cafe is a reasonably good place to grab lunch downtown

    Argosy Cafe is a reasonably good place to grab lunch downtown

    7 N. Calvert St., (443) 869-2942, argosycafe.com As far as lunch options go in downtown Baltimore, you could certainly do worse than Argosy Cafe, located in what used to be a bank in the first floor of the Munsey building. The space has retained many of the lovely marble features of the bank, though...

  • The case for singular they

    The case for singular they

    In 'The His'er Problem,' from her 1998 essay collection "Ex Libris," Anne Fadiman talks about using gender-neutral language in writing, and describes reading a sentence "by my beloved role model, E. B. White: 'There is one thing the essayist cannot do—he cannot indulge himself in deceit or concealment,...

  • Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker to sing at Catholic Charities' 2015 Christmas Festival

    Baltimore Ravens' Justin Tucker to sing at Catholic Charities' 2015 Christmas Festival

    Kicker Justin Tucker has scored 23 extra points and 24 field goals for the Ravens so far this season, several of which have been game-winning scores, but he has another impressive talent off the field: opera singing. Tucker will put that talent to charitable use next week in a special guest performance...

  • "Spotlight" lets the facts speak for themselves

    "Spotlight" lets the facts speak for themselves

    "Spotlight" tells the true story of the Boston Globe reporters whose 2002 expose of nearly 90 pedophile priests in the Boston area—and the fact that the Roman Catholic Church had known about it and done nothing—set in motion a series of sexual molestation investigations around the world. It's an...

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