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Service with a smile!

Jilly’s is a neighborhood bar and restaurant that should be on your Baltimore culinary bucket list. It has been located in the heart of Pikesville since 1985, and it’s truly that place where “everybody knows your name.” The owners stay attuned to the times with craft beers, moonshine cocktails, and a jamming, value-packed menu. Not […]

The Philosophy behind Ida B’s Table

Ida B. Wells…not a name everyone may know. However, hers is a story worth knowing. She was a firebrand and an outspoken, brave pioneering journalist, suffragist, and anti-lynching activist who fought for racial and gender justice in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) is the inspiration behind a new Baltimore restaurant: […]

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 SoundCloud.com. 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 […]

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