Brian Lavin to open new restaurant Gnocco in Brewers Hill

Chef Brian Lavin, best known for his time at restaurants Fork & Wrench and Salt, is opening up an Italian- and Spanish-inspired restaurant in the Fleet Street space once occupied by the Brewers Hill Pub & Grill.

Named Gnocco, the restaurant draws inspiration from Lavin's trip to Italy, Spain, and Southern France with Sam White, of Foreman Wolf's Cinghiale.

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New cafe The Room set to open in Mount Vernon this week

A new cafe called The Room is set to open this week in the St. Paul Street space previously occupied by Red Emma's and, for a brief time, the Parlor.

Sadly, it is not a Tommy Wiseau-themed venture, but it is a new space offering Thread Coffee from Red Emma's, pressed sandwiches, salad, cheese plates, wine, and locally brewed beer.

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Cocktail bar Rye moving to a new spot in Fells Point

Rye, the old-timey craft cocktail bar in Fells Point, is set to move from its prime location on South Broadway, according to a Facebook post.

The bar's last day in their current space will be March 7, and then it will reopen in a new space in "a few weeks."

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Hangover Helper: Great dishes and 1-cent mimosas at Cava Mezze make for a great brunch

When you're trying to nullify the consequences of a night out, a quality brunch is important. But when you're also celebrating a birthday, it's exponentially more crucial that the chosen brunch destination is on point.

Such was the case when 12 of us descended on Cava Mezze to celebrate a friend's birthday on a recent Sunday. When it comes to birthday meals, you don't fuck around.

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Hangover Helper: Corner Charcuterie Bar may not seem like a 'brunch spot,' but it's a good one

Sometimes, while on the search for that ever-elusive perfect brunch, certain restaurants fall through the cracks because you just don't think of them as a "brunch place."

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