614 Water St., (410) 528-0200,
volt-aggio.com $$$, D, R
Former “Top Chef” contestant Bryan Voltaggio’s first Baltimore restaurant—which opened in 2014 to accompany his popular Washington, D.C. and Frederick joints—offers inventive Italian in a spiffy setting near Power Plant Live.
21 N. Eutaw St., (410) 545-5112, alewifebmore.com $$, L, D, R
Beer, hardwood, tin ceilings, and a very crowded blackboard listing all the beers make this the place to hit after a show at nearby Everyman Theatre. Or before. Nice chicken dishes, burgers, and French dip spring...