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Breakfast with Trends on Trends and noosa yoghurt
2 years ago

Breakfast with Trends on Trends and noosa yoghurt

I recently attended a breakfast with other writers, photographers, entrepreneurs at Maketto in DC. I had been invited by one of my most favorite people, Sue-Jean Chun (part of the …
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“Jump. Tell her to jump.”
2 years ago

“Jump. Tell her to jump.”

“Jump. Tell her to jump.” Words of advice from someone who’s done pretty well in my field. Given to me about two years ago. I wasn’t quite ready to …
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Skipping School and Chewing The Fat With Chef Brigitte Bledsoe of Miss Shirley’s Cafe
2 years ago

Skipping School and Chewing The Fat With Chef Brigitte Bledsoe of Miss Shirley’s Cafe

Chef Brigitte Bledsoe of Miss Shirley’s Cafe was supposed to be in school.

But, no. She was busy working at Ocean Pride in Lutherville. And that’s where it all …
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Glendalough Irish Whiskey – Ireland’s First Craft Distillery
2 years ago

Glendalough Irish Whiskey – Ireland’s First Craft Distillery

When you’re me and you love cocktails and spirits, and someone writes you to ask if you’d like to have drinks with an Irishman who makes craft whiskey? Well…you go. …
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Fortessa Tableware and The Food Market Come Together To Support The Maryland Food Bank
2 years ago

Fortessa Tableware and The Food Market Come Together To Support The Maryland Food Bank

In an effort to raise awareness of their tableware AND the restaurants where it’s being used, Fortessa Tableware is hosting an influencer campaign Eat Good, Do Good. For the campaign, …
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Soft-Shell Crab Celebration:  Downtown Chefs Create Signature Dishes Starring Local Seasonal Favorite
2 years ago

Soft-Shell Crab Celebration: Downtown Chefs Create Signature Dishes Starring Local Seasonal Favorite

I used to be weirded out by soft crabs. I wrote about it.

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I’m a Baltimore kid, so I’ve been eating steamed blue crabs as long as I can remember. I am a very skilled crab picker. I worked at a crab house when I was a teenager – Bill’s Seafood in Perry Hall – and on occasion, I steam my own crabs at home. Crabs are probably my favorite thing to eat. Sitting around a picnic table in your backyard is so communal – you sit for hours and hours. Your hands are so messy, you definitely can’t grab your phone every five minutes (that’s a bonus.) Slowing down is something I think we all need a lot more of, don’t you? Read More

Chewing the Fat with Chef Josh Hershkovitz of Hersh’s Pizza
3 years ago

Chewing the Fat with Chef Josh Hershkovitz of Hersh’s Pizza

Josh Hershkovitz of Hersh’s Pizza is a man of many talents. A Baltimore native and graduate of McDonogh School and the University of Chicago, he studied both sculpture and philosophy …
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Grand Cru wine bar to be sold to Unitas grandson
3 years ago

Grand Cru wine bar to be sold to Unitas grandson

Photo courtesy of Jim Burger

I guess I knew this might be coming. Grand Cru, the wonderful little wine bar at Belvedere Square, is being sold. As many know, …
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Rye owners opening new cocktail bar in Federal Hill
3 years ago

Rye owners opening new cocktail bar in Federal Hill

Craft cocktails…in Federal Hill. It’s happening. Bookmakers comin’.

Federal Hill is about to get a serious biz option for cocktails and food in the soon-to-be-open Bookmakers Cocktail Club. Bookmaker’s is …
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Ace of Charm City Cakes

I’m a baker…but not like the artists at Charm City Cakes. So, when I took a cake class there, I have to admit, I was a little nervous. I’d never …
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