Alewife21 N. Eutaw St., (410) 545-5112,$$$, 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 Hippodrome show. Or before. Nice chicken dishes, black-bean burgers, and truffled mac and cheese pair well with the ales.

Attman’s Authentic New York Delicatessen1019 E. Lombard St., (410) 563-2666,$$, B, L, D, P

Eat lunch here. There’s usually a long line. It’s for good reason, and they handle it fast. Be ready to order: hot corned beef and Swiss, extra lean. Or maybe the...