Category: Balti-More

Taste Charm City — On the Air

Two chefs — Cat Smith and Ashley Christmas — have joined their talents and their food knowledge to start their own podcast. It’s called “Taste Charm City” — where interviews of local food personalities, restaurant reviews, culinary event updates, and cooking advice prevail. The Thursday bi-weekly podcasts can be found on These two food […]

What’s in a Name?

The tiny Mount Washington Village nestled next to the Jones Falls waterway is home to Le Bistro du Village, previously known as Crêpe Du Jour. Owner Mustapha Snoussi, a French expatriate from Paris, and his wife Donna opened Crêpe Du Jour in 2000 with a menu that befits a true French bistro: crêpes, mussels, escargot, […]

Cypriana: A True Taste of Cypress

Cypriana started in the early 1990s as a small, tow-behind food cart business serving falafel on pita at the corner of Light Street and Water Street in downtown Baltimore. Head chef Maria Kaimakis and her husband Vassos Yiannouris eventually took their business indoors as a small restaurant focusing on the lunch trade…and later into the […]

Baltimore Chefs Got the Cure — Cure Camp

No, it was not a spa camp to cure an illness! It was an intense butchering tutorial led by the Four Seasons Hotel’s Master Butcher, Marc Pauvert. To date, Cure Camp has been held in 16 cities with Kansas City, Palm Beach, Las Vegas, and Toronto on the horizon. Sponsors have been Creekstone Farms, Hudson […]

CinéBistro: A Restaurant That Shows First Run Movies

Luxe movie-going has come to Baltimore with the opening of CinéBistro, midtown at the Rotunda. Just like making reservations for dinner, you can reserve your seats for your CinéBistro movie choice, arrive 30 minutes prior to the movie, and place your order from the chef-driven menu. Then, sit back, relax, and your meal is served […]

Keeping Restaurant Goers Engaged

When you are a restaurant that’s been around for 20 plus years, what do you do to keep your patrons engaged?Sotto Sopra Restaurant’s executive chef/owner Riccardo Bosio creates unique events and heavily promotes them through his Facebook page. In February alone, Bosio’s special events were: Children’s Valentine’s Day, Flip a Coin, Unity Potluck, Opera Nights […]

Page 1 of 512345