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Craving something other than a crab cake? Baltimore's dining scene has so much more to offer than just its most famous dish. World class cuisine from around the world and eclectic bars and clubs are staples of Baltimore's culinary and nightlife character. Get reviews, phone numbers, Web addresses and everything else you need to satisfy your stomach (even if it's pining for a succulent crab cake).

Baltimore Restaurants - A Guide to Restaurants in Baltimore City
Read restaurant reviews, find the best restaurants in the Baltimore area, learn about food festivals and events, and more.

Summer in Baltimore: Snowballs Are the Essential Sweet Treat in Charm City
All you need to know about snowballs, Baltimore's favorite summertime treat.

Brunch in Baltimore
It's not breakfast, it's not lunch. Brunch is the best of both worlds (bloody marys! mimosas!), and Baltimore is packed with great places for a leisurely Sunday meal. Brunch in Baltimore is a treasure, and these are the places serving the best treats.

What's Your Favorite Place to Get Steamed Crabs?
Everyone has their go-to crab house in Baltimore. What's yours?

Warm Up to the Best Soup Spots in Baltimore
With a couple of Baltimore-area restaurants dedicated solely to soup and several other eateries serving hearty chowders and brothy Asian specialties, don't settle for Campbell's when you can chow down on fresh comfort food made in your backyard.

BYOB Restaurants in Baltimore
Here are some picks for BYOB restaurants in different neighborhoods throughout the city.

Pick Your Poison: Spots for Spirits in Baltimore
Are you a lover of liquors? If you know what you like to drink, these bars around Baltimore have endless spirit selections.

Farm Shares and Community-Supported Agriculture (CSAs) in Baltimore
If you enjoy farm-fresh produce, there are dozens of community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs that connect Baltimore city residents to nearby farms.

Pick Your Own Farms Near Baltimore
Spend a fun day at a farm near Baltimore picking out your own produce, including pumpkins and apples.

Maryland Harvest Schedule
Whether you want to know what's available at area farmer's markets or are interested in picking vegetables from a Baltimore-area farm, this guide to seasonal growing in Maryland can help.

Steamed Crabs in Baltimore
Picking - and then devouring - freshly steamed blue crabs is a Baltimore tradition. The city is world famous for its crab houses and the bounty of blue crabs offered up by the Chesapeake Bay (and, shhh, waters off the coasts of North Carolina, Louisiana, and Texas). Baltimore boasts a bushel of great crab houses, from the fancy to the frills-free, so roll up your sleeves, sprinkle on the the Old…

Close to Baltimore: Vineyards & Wineries
Vineyards and wineries close to Baltimore that offer taste testings and tours.

New Year's Day Brunch in Baltimore 2013
After a night full of cocktails, it might be hard to roll out of bed and greet the near year -- but these restaurants in Baltimore serving New Year's Day brunch are making the effort well worth it.

The Best Pizza in Baltimore
The best pizza in Baltimore comes in a range of styles.

Best Coffee Shops in Baltimore
On the lookout for a the best coffee in Baltimore? Skip Starbucks and sip on coffee creations from these locally owned cafes.

Miss Shirley's Cafe Restaurant Review
Baltimore is neither a southern town nor a northern one. Mid-Atlantic, thank you very much. But when you have a taste for comfort food that only southern cooking can provide, Baltimore has several solid options. Chief among them: Miss Shirley's Cafe.

Grocery Stores in Baltimore
Resources to find locally-owned grocery stores in Baltimore, as well as national chains.

Brunch and Breakfast with Santa in Baltimore
If you want to go above and beyond a simple picture with Santa this holiday season, kids will love these opportunities to dine and spend time with Mr. Claus.

Baltimore Beers and Breweries
Baltimore's first manufacturing industry was a brewery, and to this day Baltimoreans love their beer.

Tio Pepe Restaurant Review
Tio Pepe is a Baltimore legend. From the basement of a number of Mount Vernon rowhomes, Restaurante Tio Pepe has been serving some of the best Spanish food in Baltimore since 1968.

Romantic Restaurants in Baltimore
Few things are as romantic as great food and wine. Baltimore has a host of romantic restaurants perfect for a special occasion (like Valentine's Day ) or just an ordinary night out with your sweetie.

Little Italy Dining Guide
Baltimore's Little Italy is a small neighborhood packed with delicious family-run restaurants. Located just a few blocks from the bustling Inner Harbor, Little Italy feels a world away. Cuisine from every region of Italy is served in restaurants ranging from casual to super-snazzy.

Natural Food and Health Food Stores in Baltimore
Finding a natural food or health food store in Baltimore is important not only for people with dietary restrictions, but also for those of us who are looking to eat healthy, fresh foods.

Winter Restaurant Week in Baltimore 2010
For one week in the summer and one in the winter, dozens of Baltimore restaurants participate in Baltimore Restaurant Week. Eateries offer special three-course dinners (some also offer lunch) for a special price.

Woodberry Kitchen Restaurant Review
It's rare that a new restaurant can change an entire city's culinary scene, yet that's exactly what Woodberry Kitchen has done. With a farm to table concept that is executed perfectly, the Clipper Mill restaurant has become - with good reason - the place to eat in Baltimore.

Baltimore Restaurant Reviews
Baltimore is packed full of fantastic - and some not so good - restaurants. How to know to which one to go? Baltimore Guide Mike Unger steers you through the world of Baltimore cuisine with these Baltimore restaurant reviews.

Baltimore Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2009
Several Baltimore restaurants will be open and serving dinner - all kinds of dinners - on Thanksgiving Day. So if you want to leave the pots and pans in the cabinet, and the headaches that go with cooking your own Thanksgiving dinner in there with them, pay a visit to a Baltimore restaurant open on Thanksgiving Day

Wine Tastings in Baltimore
Whether you are an experience wine drinker or just enjoy drinking a glass of vino with dinner and want to learn more, these places around Baltimore offering wine tastings will expand your grape horizons.

Thanksgiving in Baltimore
Cooking up a fat, juicy turkey for Thanksgiving this year? Here are some resources that will you help you make this Thanksgiving dinner prep as quick and easy as possible.

Black Pearl Oyster Bar Review
Black Pearl Oyster Bar brings something unique to Canton - a tapas menu in a relaxed, upscale environment. You won't find any loud music, bland food, or watered-down cocktails here; instead, the Black Pearl delivers quality and an atmosphere that makes you want to stay for one more round of oysters and drinks.

2009 Baltimore Beer Week
Baltimore Beer Week is a celebration of all things suds in "The Land of Pleasant Living." Ten days of events at bars and restaurants throughout the city ensure that if you love beer, you'll love Baltimore Beer Week.

B&O American Brasserie Restaurant Review
B&O American Brasserie in Baltimore is located in the snazzy new Hotel Monaco. A stylish space with food that follows suit, the restaurant's menu is wide-ranging and well executed. With a selection of pizzas, seafood, beef, and chicken, and inventive cocktails, the B&O is a classy, comfortable, yet not crusty destination for food-lovers everywhere.

Baltimore's Best Bets for Bars
Baltimore is bar-friendly kind of town. But how to choose where to wet your whistle in a city with a bar seemingly on every corner? Here are Baltimore's Best Bets for Bars

Baltimore's Best Bets For Food
Baltimore's Best Bets. The city's top spots to eat, drink, and be merry

Corned Beef Row in Baltimore
Baltimore's corned beef row is a stretch of Lombard Street just east of President St. For nearly a century, Baltimoreans have flocked here for the best corned beef, pastrami, and other deli delights in the city.

Summer Restaurant Week in Baltimore
For one week in the summer and one in the winter, dozens of Baltimore restaurants participate in Baltimore Restaurant Week. Eateries offer special three-course dinners (some also offer lunch) for a special price.

Kisling's Tavern Restaurant Review
You'd have to look hard to find a more neighborhoody bar in Baltimore than Kisling's. It's the kind of place you wander into through its propped-open door on a nice day and end up not leaving for hours. Aside from the friendly bartenders, jovial customers and always ice cold beer, great bar food keeps patrons coming back. If they ever leave at all.

Mother's Federal Hill Grille Review
Ravens game day in Federal Hill means one thing - Mother's. But the neighborhood bar and grill is a solid choice for reliable, tasty, and affordable bar food no matter what the occasion. The place to be in Federal Hill before, during, and after the games on football Sundays is a fine choice the rest of the year as well.

Baltimore Farmers' Markets
As the locally-grown food movement continues to surge, Farmers' markets in Baltimore are becoming more and more popular. And why not? Farmers' markets are an excellent place to get fresh, locally grown food directly from the farmer, so you can be sure exactly what it is you're putting on your plate. Many markets have vendors who sell prepared foods, fresh flowers, juices, and other treats.

Canton Dockside Restaurant Review
One of Baltimore's newest crab houses also is one of its best. Canton Dockside features fat, meaty steamed blue crabs year round, and has a full menu filled with other seafood favorites. With a lively bar and expansive outdoor deck seating across the street from the water, Canton Dockside quickly has attracted a devoted following of Baltimore crab-heads.

India Rasoi Restaurant Review
What's India Rasoi doing in the middle of Baltimore's Little Italy neighborhood? I still don't know the answer to that, but I do know this: the family-run Indian restaurant has subsisted for years now because of its honest, straight-forward authentic food.

Inner Harbor and Harbor East Restaurants
Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Harbor East restaurants provide a nice variety of cuisines and atmospheres. From fast food to fine dining, there's something for every pallet and wallet.

Mama's on the Half Shell Restaurant Review
Mama's on the Half Shell in Baltimore's Canton neighborhood has been a smash hit since it opened in the mid 2000s. A mainstay of Canton's O'Donnell Square, Mama's is now as much of an institution as its older cousin, Nacho Mama's, located just two doors down.

Best Bars Near Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore
Since opening in 1992, Oriole Park at Camden Yards has been a hub of social activity in summer. Before a baseball game, that means grabbing a beer and a bite at one of the many bars, new and old, that surround the park. Here are the best bars near Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Annabel Lee Tavern Restaurant Review
Annabel Lee Tavern in Canton is one of Baltimore's most exciting new eateries. A small, casual, neighborhood restaurant, Annabel Lee serves vibrant food in a laid back atmosphere.

Best Crab Cake Sandwiches in Baltimore
Want to start a fight in Baltimore? Just declare that you know where to get the best crab cake sandwich. There are many places around town that serve great, fat cakes, but beware - there are many pretenders as well. Stick with these proven favorites.

Best Breakfast Spots in Baltimore
Nothing beats breakfast - no matter what time of the day you're eating it. Baltimore is blessed with some great breakfast spots, from greasy spoons to gourmet bistros.

Best Pizza Joints in Baltimore
Baltimore isn’t known for its pizza–nor should it be. There’s enough poor pie here to turn off even the most diehard ‘za fan, but out of the darkness, a few shining lights do emerge. Here’s where to turn when you’re looking for a ta

Best Bars to Watch Football in Baltimore
A football town at its core, Baltimore boats no small number of great bars in which to watch your favorite team. The following all have standard bar-fare menus, plenty of cold beer on tap and no shortage of TVs.

Tangier's Bistro Bar and Martini Lounge Review
Tangier's Bistro Bar and Martini Lounge in Canton serves authentically delicious Moroccan food.

Faidley Crab Cake Review
Faidley crab cakes are legendary in Baltimore, a city known the world over for its most famous dish. Fresh, meaty, and sweet, a Faidley crab cake...

Captain James Crab House Review
Captain James Crab House in Canton in located directly on the water. It serves fresh, hot, tasty blue crabs, and a recent renovation included an...

Maryland Crab Soup Recipe
Maryland-style crab soup means a tomato broth and plenty of juicy lump crab meat. It's found on menus all around the state, and is a delicious, comforting treat, especially in late summer and early fall, when crab meat is still plentiful.

Maryland-Style Crab Cake Recipe
Ask a dozen Marylanders how they make their crab cakes, and you'll get a dozen different answers. Maryland crab cakes are serious business to Marylanders. By making your own, you can ensure your cake will have just the right amount of meat, filling, and seasoning.

Top 5 Diners in Baltimore
Five of the best diners in Baltimore.

Baltimore Food Trucks
Follow these food trucks on Twitter or Facebook to be in the know on where to grab some grub.

Bluegrass Tavern Restaurant Review
With a cozy atmosphere and an emphasis on local ingredients, Bluegrass Tavern is quickly becoming a dining destination in Baltimore.

May 2012 Events in Baltimore
Activities, events and festivals during May in Baltimore.

Rusty Scupper Restaurant Review
The Rusty Scupper not only makes delicious crab cakes--the restaurant also has one of the best views in Baltimore.

Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner Specials
Show mom just how much you appreciate her by treating her to brunch or dinner at the perfect spot in Baltimore.

June 2012 Events in Baltimore
A comprehensive guide to all the best happenings in June 2012.

August 2012 Events in Baltimore
A list of things to see and do in Baltimore during August.

The Best Outdoor Dining In Baltimore
From sports bars to great date spots, these are the best places to grab an outdoor seat and a bite to eat in Baltimore.

Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Baltimore
Whether you are vegetarian, vegan, or health conscious, there are plenty of places where you can get plant-based food at sit-down restaurants in Baltimore.

Baltimore's Best Ice Cream Parlors
Five of the greatest places to get tasty ice cream in Baltimore.

Baltimore's Best Happy Hour Specials
Great happy hour specials can be hard to find, but this list of Baltimore's best happy hour specials will have you cashing in on drink and food discounts each day of the week.

Gluten-Free Baltimore: Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants and Resources
Whether you have been diagnosed with Celiac disease, have a wheat allergy or other dietary restriction, or are just trying to eat healthy, this list of gluten-free restaurants and resources in the Baltimore area can help you learn where dining out can be hassle free.

A Guide to Baltimore Farmer's Markets
Baltimore has a healthy crop of farmer’s markets that provide city residents with fresh produce, meats, dairy products, baked goods, and more.

Bluegrass Tavern Restaurant Review
With an emphasis on local ingredients, Bluegrass Tavern is quickly becoming a dining destination in Baltimore.

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