2015 Eat Special Issue

  • The Restaurateurs and Chefs of Baltimore

    The Restaurateurs and Chefs of Baltimore

  • Belvedere Square

    Belvedere Square

    Atwater’s Belvedere Square Market, 529 E. Belvedere Ave., (410) 323-2396, 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 find in all of Charm City. Additional...

  • 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, P, R This American bistro styles itself as “one of Baltimore’s most fashionable restaurants,” delivering classics with a twist such as the Alizée french toast ($7) for breakfast, honey-grilled salmon ($17) for lunch,...

  • Downtown

    Downtown

    Aggio 614 Water St., (410) 528-0200, volt-aggio.com $$$, D, R Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio’s first Baltimore restaurant—which opened last year to accompany his popular Washington, D.C. and Frederick joints—offers inventive Italian in a spiffy setting near Power Plant Live. Alewife 21 N. Eutaw...

  • Farmers Markets

    Farmers Markets

    32nd Street Farmers Market 400 block of East 32nd Street, 32ndstreetmarket.org, Saturdays 7 a.m.-Noon, Open All Year The only year-round market in the city limits, 32nd Street’s market has been inviting local vendors to sell their produce, prepared food, and various other goods for over three decades....

  • Federal Hill

    Federal Hill

    Afters Café 1001 S. Charles St., (410) 244-0909 $ This sweet spot serves frozen yogurt, pastries, and Illy coffee and espresso drinks, and it’s open until 11 on the weekends, for a post-dinner date and jittery fix. The Abbey Burger Bistro 1041 Marshall St., (443) 453-9698, abbeyburgerbistro.com...

  • Fells Point

    Fells Point

    The Admiral’s Cup 1647 Thames St., (410) 534-5555, theadmiralscup.com $$, L, D, BR This waterfront restaurant pleases patrons with the seafood-centric menu that Fells Point tourists and locals alike are after. Check out the crab mac and cheese and tuna Cobb salad. Ale Mary’s 1939 Fleet St., (410)...

  • Food Trucks

    Food Trucks

    Aladdin Grill @AladdinGrill1, facebook.com/pages/Aladdin-Grill Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine made with fresh ingredients for an affordable price. Get hearty platters such as the chicken souvlaki or go for a simple falafel sandwich. Bistro Lunch Box @bistrolunchbox, bistrolunchbox.com...

  • 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., DV Your nicely appointed sit-down place where you can get an Irish stew or a quesadilla while enjoying the live music and the fireplace. Strong drinks. Ananda 7421 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton,...

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    Big Bad Wolf’s House of Barbeque 5713 Harford Road, (410) 444-6422, bigbadwolfsbbq.com $, L, D, Out Barbecue doesn’t have to be rocket science, and this carry-out keeps things simple with its menu of meats, seven sauces, and sides (in addition to offerings of sandwiches and salads). But everything...

  • Hampden/Woodberry

    Hampden/Woodberry

    13.5% Wine Bar 1117 W. 36th St., (410) 889-1064, 135winebar.com $$, D, Out 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. Kitchen open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Alchemy 1011 W. 36th...

  • Harbor East

    Harbor East

    Apropoe’s at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront 700 Aliceanna St., (410) 895-1879 $$$, B, L, D Presumably catering primarily to Marriott guests, Apropoe’s features a good crab cake to get them oriented to Baltimore properly. Azumi 725 Aliceanna St., (443) 220-0477, azumirestaurant.com $$$, D, 10...

  • 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 wild mushroom risotto, 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

    Mount Vernon/Bolton Hill

    The 13th Floor 1 E. Chase St., (410) 347-0880, 13floorbelvedere.com $$$, D, R Eat baked brie, truffle honey chicken, or braised short rib while you enjoy one of the best views in Baltimore from atop The Belvedere. Akbar Restaurant 823 N. Charles St., (410) 539-0944, akbar-restaurant.com $$, L,...

  • Remington/Station North

    Remington/Station North

    Be-One Korean B.B.Q. Restaurant 2016 Maryland Ave., (410) 244-5600 $$, L, D The smell of sizzling meat is exactly what you look for in Korean barbecue. Be-One delivers with the highly recommended B.B.Q. Set A: cha dol (brisket), galbi (beef ribs), bulgogi (marinated aged beef), joo mool luck (boneless...

  • 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 to the bar upstairs and ignore the waiters altogether. Bonjour Bakery 6070 Falls Road, (410) 372-0238, bonjourbakerycafe.com...

  • South Baltimore/Silo Point

    South Baltimore/Silo Point

    1157 Bar and Kitchen 1157 Haubert St., (443) 449-5525 $$, D This new project from Salt’s chef Jason Ambrose is a small space—there are only 30 or so seats—with a small menu to match. Mostly consisting of small plates, the menu draws inspiration from all over the map, with items such as Korean fried...

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