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  • Early chef changes at Le Garage and Bookmakers Cocktail Club

    Early chef changes at Le Garage and Bookmakers Cocktail Club
    In somewhat surprising news, after being open less than six weeks, Bookmakers Cocktail Club is already making chef changes. Even more surprising is that our selection of Best Chef, Sarah Acconcia, from Le Garage—our winner for this year's Best New...
  • Pho-King Great: Saigon Today fills an Asian-cuisine void in Canton

    Pho-King Great: Saigon Today fills an Asian-cuisine void in Canton
    Wandering into corner bars in Canton often means a night of burgers and beers, with or without a glowing jukebox or a band with an amplifier that seems to work well enough to hear the cover tunes all the way in Fells Point. While I’ve never been one...
  • Queen of the East

    Queen of the East
    As recently as two years ago, satisfying your craving for authentic Ethiopian food required a trip to Washington, D.C., but now that Charm City has a handful of spots specializing in the distinctive flavors of East Africa, you can save some gas money...
  • Wandering Eye: A look at the history of Bmore club, a study on "bad neighborhoods," and thoughts on brunch

    Wandering Eye: A look at the history of Bmore club, a study on "bad neighborhoods," and thoughts on brunch
    On Thursday's episode of Baltimore's Future on WYPR, host David Warnock interviewed Sam Hopkins about club music. Hopkins is involved in a program that wants to facilitate Baltimore club music DJs (this Baltimore Social Innovation Journal piece mentions...
  • A diner's guide to Baltimore Beer Week

    A diner's guide to Baltimore Beer Week
    The sixth annual Baltimore Beer Week is set to kick off tomorrow, and although the focus is on America's favorite frothy beverage, there are plenty of festivities where food also takes the stage. Below are some of the events where you can look to get a...
  • Bar Battle at Fork & Wrench

    Bar Battle at Fork & Wrench
    2322 Boston St., (443) 759-9360, theforkandwrench.com Bars throughout Charm City are eager to pull in weeknight drinkers and often offer late-night specials or other incentives, but few are as unique and entertaining as Fork & Wrench’s Thursday...
  • Free Range

    Free Range
    “I don’t like sweet popcorn,” said a friend who was dining with me.  Neither do I, to be honest, but I got caught up in the warm buzz at Pen & Quill (1701 N. Charles St., (410) 601-3588, penandquill.net) and ordered the candied pop...
  • Octobertest

    Octobertest
    There is a Voice in the head of every Alco-Journalist engaged in this latest adventure in Pseudo-Science, and the Voice says: I absolutely must remember to perform the Scientific Portion of this mission before I take even one sip out of this pint of...
  • Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...
  • Dining

    Dining
    Eating out in Baltimore was, for a long time, a mostly predictable and provincial enterprise: Local seafood and a handful of regional specialties like soft crabs, crab soup, and crab cakes, plus tried-and-true riffs on continental cuisine, were the best...
  • Food Trucks

    Food Trucks
    Gone are the days when you had to go to a full-blown restaurant to get good food. Baltimore is churning out creative, gourmet meals right there on the street. Though this list does not even begin to cover all the notable food trucks in Baltimore—and...
  • Breweries and Wineries

    Breweries and Wineries
    Only in the past couple of decades have Baltimore’s beer-making roots made a comeback, trading the bygone Canton-based National Brewing Company (proud maker of lawnmower beers like Colt 45 and of course National Bohemian) for smaller-scale...