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Tag Archives: Restaurants

Eau d’BBQ

As I was writing my story on the Alabama BBQ restaurant yesterday (for today’s paper), I kept getting the faint whiff of smoky goodness that only comes from hours of roasting meat over a fire. A quick assessment revealed that ...

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Baltimore’s Top Chef

Baltimore already has some presence in the world of food TV, what with Chef Duff Goldman and his team of hipster bakers over at Food Network’s Ace of Cakes, which films at Charm City Cakes in the Remington neighborhood of ...

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Three Restaurant Weeks ahead

With my tummy rumbling and my pockets bare, Baltimore Restaurant Week — which kicks off Saturday — comes not a moment too soon. For just $20.08 a lunch and $30.08 a dinner (side note: what’s the significance of the $.08, ...

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Free samples!

Being a big fan of free samples — really, anything with the word “free” in it — I was pleased to read today about Starbucks offering up more drink freebies this summer in an effort to drive more traffic and ...

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Think the glass looks half-full?

You may be right. With the cost of hops and barley steadily rising and discretionary spending on the downfall, bars and restaurants across the country have started to skimp on beer, The Wall Street Journal reports. Instead of serving full ...

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Video: Local restaurateurs react to tomato scare

A recent spate of salmonella cases has caused some retailers and restaurants throughout the country to stop selling – and serving – tomatoes.  The federal government has narrowed the affected tomatoes down to three varieties: fresh Roma, plum, and red ...

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At Oceanaire, try the king crab

Oceanaire has bought a boatload – literally – of Alaska king crab from the fishing fleet featured in the Discovery Channel’s series Deadliest Catch. Now the seafood restaurant group owns a whopping 40,000 pounds of king crab, straight from the ...

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