2014 Eat Issue

  • Introduction


    The explosion in foodie culture has been good to Baltimore. Time was, going out to dinner here was largely a choice between one of a couple neighborhood standbys or venturing into the “ethnic” wilds of Little Italy. Now, we have an explosion of options, from creative farm-to-table artisans at places...

  • 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


    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 crabmeat or steak and eggs)...

  • 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 show at Everyman Theatre. Or before. Nice chicken dishes, black-bean burgers, and gruyere-cheddar-Grana...

  • Federal Hill

    Federal Hill

    The Abbey Burger Bistro 1041 Marshall St., (443) 453-9698, abbeyburgerbistro.com $$, L, D, Out, 10 p.m.

  • Fells Point

    Fells Point

    The Admiral’s Cup 1647 Thames St., (410) 534-5555, theadmiralscup.com $$, L, D, BR

  • 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...

  • Hamilton


    Big Bad Wolf’s House of Barbeque  5713 Harford Road, (410) 444-6422, bigbadwolfsbbq.com $, L, D, Out

  • Hampden/Woodberry


    13.5 Wine Bar 1117 W. 36th St., (410) 889-1064, 13.5winebar.com $$, D, Out, 10 p.m.

  • Harbor East

    Harbor East

    Bagby Pizza Co. 1006 Fleet St., (410) 605-0444, bagbypizza.com $$, L, D, Out, 10 p.m.

  • Food Trucks

    Food Trucks

    Bistro Lunch Box @bistrolunchbox, bistrolunchbox.com