2013 Eat Special Issue

  • EAT

    EAT

    The scoop on over 300 local restaurants and food trucks

  • BELVEDERE SQUARE

    BELVEDERE SQUARE

      Atwater’s Belvedere Square Market, 529 E. Belvedere Ave., (410) 323-2396 (and various other area locations), atwaters.biz $, B, L, D, P, Out A great spot for sandwiches made with fresh bread, delicious soups (always with vegetarian and vegan options), and one of the best glasses of iced tea you’ll...

  • CANTON/HIGHLANDTOWN

    CANTON/HIGHLANDTOWN

    Acropolis 4718 Eastern Ave., (410) 675-3384,acropolisbaltimore.com $$, L, D All the classics are here: You got your lamb, your veal, your chicken souvlaki. It’s the lamb selections and the seafood menu where you’ll find what Acropolis does best. Annabel Lee Tavern 601 S. Clinton St., (410) 522-2929,...

  • CHARLES VILLAGE/WAVERLY

    CHARLES VILLAGE/WAVERLY

    Alizée 4 W. University Parkway, (443) 449-6200,alizeebaltimore.com $$$, B, L, D, Br, P This American bistro describes its bar as trendy, but if you let that dissuade you, you’ll be missing out on the prix-fixe brunch ($22 with main courses like Maryland omelet with crab cake or steak and eggs)...

  • DOWNTOWN

    DOWNTOWN

    Alewife 21 N. Eutaw St., (410) 545-5112,alewifebaltimore.com $$$, L, D, 10 p.m. Beer, hardwood, tin ceilings, and a very crowded blackboard listing all the beers make this the place to hit after a Hippodrome show. Or before. Nice chicken dishes, black-bean burgers, and truffled mac and cheese pair...

  • FEDERAL HILL

    FEDERAL HILL

    The Abbey Burger Bistro 1041 Marshall St., (443) 453-9698,abbeyburgerbistro.com $$, L, D, Out, 10 p.m. The slightly Harry Potter-esque atmosphere doesn’t detract from this thoroughly American eatery, which offers a build-your-own burger checklist. Highlights: elk, kangaroo, pretzel rolls, Wisconsin...

  • FELLS POINT

    FELLS POINT

    Ale Mary’s 1939 Fleet St., (410) 276-2044, alemarys.com $$, L, D, BR, Out, 10 p.m. A dollar goes a long way on food here—huge entrees and lots of rib-sticking sides, including a wide array of tater tots. Alexander’s Tavern 710 S. Broadway, (410) 522-0000,alexanderstavern.com $$, L, D, BR, Out,...

  • BULLISH ON BALTIMORE

    BULLISH ON BALTIMORE

    Tony Foreman dishes on his favorite places to eat and slams D.C. dining

  • HAMILTON

    HAMILTON

    Big Bad Wolf’s House of BarbeQue 5713 Harford Road, (410) 444-6422 $, L, D, Out Barbecue doesn’t have to be rocket science, and this carryout keeps things simple with its menu of meats, seven sauces, and sides. But everything is pretty tasty, so it’s not like picking a particular combination will...

  • HAMPDEN/REMINGTON

    HAMPDEN/REMINGTON

    13.5 Wine Bar 1117 W. 36th St., (410) 889-1064,13.5winebar.com $$, D, Out, 10 p.m. Yes, the star of this bar is the wine list, and man, it is a helluva wine list. But the gourmet snacks, pizzas, and entrees make for nice pairings. Alchemy 1011 W. 36th St., (410) 366-1163,alchemyon36.com $$$, L,...

  • HARBOR EAST

    HARBOR EAST

    Bagby Pizza Co. 1006 Fleet St., (410) 605-0444, bagbypizza.com $$, L, D, Out Bagby’s is rightfully known for its brick-oven pizza (try the spicy shrimp or the goat cheese prosciutto), but don’t miss their spectacular salads. Charleston 1000 Lancaster St., (410) 332-7373,charlestonrestaurant.com...

  • LITTLE ITALY

    LITTLE ITALY

    Aldo’s 306 S. High St., (410) 727-0700, aldositaly.com $$$, D, R Start with cream of asparagus soup and the cold, cheese-cave antipasto, then splurge with the Tournedos Rossini filet mignon dish, holding your nose over the foie gras. Amicci’s of Little Italy 231 S. High St., (410) 528-1096, amiccis.com...

  • MOUNT VERNON/BOLTON HILL/STATION NORTH

    MOUNT VERNON/BOLTON HILL/STATION NORTH

    The 13th Floor 1 E. Chase St., (410) 327-0880,13floorbelvedere.com $$$, D, R This newly remodeled and reinvented institution finally makes use of what may be the best view in Baltimore. Eat risotto, duck confit, or braised shortrib atop the historic Belvedere Hotel. Akbar Indian 823 N. Charles...

  • FOOD TRUCKS

    FOOD TRUCKS

    GrrChe, Gypsy Queen Cafe, Kommie Pig, Souper Freak, and more.

  • ROLAND PARK/MOUNT WASHINGTON

    ROLAND PARK/MOUNT WASHINGTON

    Alonso’s 415 W. Cold Spring Lane, (410) 235-3433,alonsos.com $$, L, D Endure the uneven service at least once to try the fantastic burgers and above-average pizza. Or go the bar upstairs and ignore the waiters altogether. Bansky’s Cafe Lake Falls Village, 6080 Falls Road, (410) 377-4444, banksyscafe.com...

  • SOUTH BALTIMORE/SILO POINT

    SOUTH BALTIMORE/SILO POINT

    Barracudas: A Locust Point Tavern 1230 E. Fort Ave., (410) 685-2832,cudabarracuda.com $$, L, D, Br You can find Old Bay fries all over town but seldom do you see a coddie anymore. Barracudas serves ’em up, along with pit beef sandwiches and the standard crab cake. Try the Old Bay mayo-laden shrimp...

  • FROM THE COUNTIES

    FROM THE COUNTIES

    An Poitin Stil 2323 York Road, Timonium, (410) 560-7900,thestilltimonium.com $$, L, D, BR, P, Out, 10 p.m. Your nicely appointed, dark wood-with-fireplace and live music sit-down place where you can get an Irish stew or a quesadilla. Strong drinks. Andy Nelson’s Barbecue Restaurant 11007 York Road,...

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