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  • 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...
  • A look inside the inaugural Baltimore Seafood Festival, happening this Saturday

    A look inside the inaugural Baltimore Seafood Festival, happening this Saturday
    Many of the best new restaurants in the city will descend on Canton Waterfront Park, along with many established favorites, to serve up some seafood dishes at the first Baltimore Seafood Festival on Sept. 20 from noon to 6 p.m. Menus featuring shrimp,...
  • Bond Street Social entices with a sneak peek at its new menu

    Bond Street Social entices with a sneak peek at its new menu
    On Tuesday night, Bond Street Social in Fells Point (901 S. Bond St.) previewed items from its new dinner menu for the Baltimore Area Concierge Association (BACA). This equated to a networking happy hour that didn't focus very much on the food, despite...
  • The Mail 9/17/14

    The Mail 9/17/14
    Best Reason we should invite you to the  City Paper Best of Baltimore Party, as submitted in our online Readers Poll The City Paper published a picture of me getting arrested on the internet and I all I got was this lousy T-shirt (had to make my own-...
  • Best Not-So-Secret Secret Bar

    2500 St. Paul St., (410) 366-1600, charles-restaurant.com The Secret Bar is secretly tucked away inside the Charles Restaurant and Carry Out on the corner of 25th and St. Paul, and it’s so secret no one can find it, unless, of course, you can read...
  • Best of Baltimore is the Best, of Baltimore, and it's Next Week Right Here in City Paper

    Best of Baltimore is the Best, of Baltimore, and it's Next Week Right Here in City Paper
    Hey Baltimore, next week is my fave-rave time of the year, the Best episode of Baltimore’s Best Alternative Weekly, namely, City Paper’s Best of Baltimore, a year’s worth of paper stuffed into one big fun-filled fact-filled periodical....
  • Persian Paradise

    Persian Paradise
    When I lived in Chicago in the ’90s, Friday nights after class would often find me at my favorite tavern, The Hopleaf, with friends and a pint of Sprecher Black Bavarian. Inevitably, after our bellies yearned for more than alcohol, we would walk a...
  • Gentrification By Degrees

    Gentrification By Degrees
    By Degrees Café (415 S. Central Ave., [410] 522-0478, bydegreescafe.com) has been on my to-do list since it opened a little over a year ago. The chef, Omar Semidey, has worked at New York’s Gramercy Tavern and at some of Baltimore’s finest...