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Baltimore

Birthplace of Natty Boh beer and epicenter of blue crab drenched in Old Bay seasoning, Baltimore has a unique food culture: a little Southern, a little urban, and a little artsy. Get recommendations from our community for the best restaurants for pizza, farm-to-table cuisine, and views of the Inner Harbor.

Everything You Never Knew About Old Bay Seasoning

If you grew up in a certain sliver of America near the Chesapeake Bay, Old Bay was a holy nectar. It was applied to chicken, shrimp, fish, and, of course, crabs. But the story behind this East Coast...
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Heading back to D.C./The Beltway...

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

How is the dining scene right now around The Beltway? Missed our trips to the area during the pandemic. What are the protocols? What's new in the culinary? Will be staying with family in Fairfax, V...

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Glen Burnie area dinner rec?

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by JojoSF 7 months ago

I am flying into BWI and want to have dinner with my uncle who lives in Glen Burnie. We can go a short distance but not as far as Baltimore, preferably within a 20-30 minute drive. Any recommenda...

Need Baltimore style kidney stew recipe

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by AlLipscomb 12 years ago

Kidney stew and waffles were a staple for breakfast during the late 40's and early 50's, at least in my neighborhood. My mother use to make it ever so often, along with brains and eggs. I have been...

Outer Banks recommendations and places en route (Hwy 64 corridor)

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by burgeoningfoodie 1 year ago

Family has decided to take an extended weekend to the Outer Banks (mostly the Kitty Hawk/Nags Head/Kill Devil Hills region) and am in search of some recommendations amidst the over price garbage th...

Natural Foods in Towson on Susquehanna Av, behind the Courthouse?

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by Guido 10 years ago

Hi, I'm trying to replicate a great sandwich that I used to get at a Natural Foods store in Towson. It was on Susquehanna Av, behind the Courthouse. They had a sandwich bar as well as other things...

Italian Prune Plums - Did I miss the season?

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by MrIncognito1 10 years ago

Just was wondering if I missed the season for Italian Prune Plums this year. I usually check Whole Foods in Sept-Oct for them but I haven't been able to get to a Whole Foods or the JFX market for ...

Childhood memories

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by k140db 7 years ago

Being a child of the 80's(35 now) and growing up in Arbutus, I remember eating out at a lot of great places growing up. We would travel all over Maryland for a good meal and sometimes meet up with ...

Taking a winter trip to The Beltway...

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by gutreactions 4 years ago

It is actually one of several trips we take each year to D.C. and environs to catch up with friends, family, cultural sites. While we have favorite dining spots in the area, what's new and interest...

Half Smokes-above Baltimore

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by kdibble 2 years ago

Does anyone know where i can buy half smokes north of Baltimore. I mean at the grocery store. If you know if a similar sausage that's ok too. Thanks

Growing Up In D.C./Balt: Who Else Remembers....

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by Joe H. 19 years ago

I graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in '64 with Connie Chung and Goldie Hawn the year before. (Belatedly, thank you Connie for not covering your paper in plane geometry. Where it not fo...

Olive and Cream Cheese Sandwiches a Baltimore Only Treat?

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by placidothecat 12 years ago

My grandma used to make them for me, and I see them on the menu at some old school style delis downtown. My question: is this culinary delight a local Baltimore phenom, or is it more widespread?

Matcha powder

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by twodoggie_9z80 2 years ago

My local sources (Mom's, Sprouts) no longer carry the matcha powder that worked for me. Can any of you recommend a good source? Mail order is acceptable.

Bill Bateman's - New York Sauce

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by EJA86 9 years ago

Has anyone had this particular sauce at any of the Bill Bateman's restaurants throughout Maryland? It comes with their standard hot wings in place of blue cheese. Is peppery, garlicky.....the 'me...

Looking for Ledos PIzza dough recipe

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by MDicecreamguy 9 years ago

Would anyone have access to Ledo's Pizza dough recipe...or any ideas how to improvise a regular pizza dough recipe to make it more "pastry like" ?

Annapolis Area Quiet Restaurant Recommendations

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by burbgirl 2 years ago

Hello, After living in MD for over 2 years, my husband and I are moving to another state in a few weeks. We're looking to have one last quintessential Maryland meal before we leave. It doesn'...

Daniela, Sardinian in Hampden - Report

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by Steve 2 years ago

I set out to find a 'real' Italian-American place in Baltimore the likes of which we do not have in the DC area. But when I asked about this on Charm City Chowhounds, I instead was directed to Dan...

Trader Joe’s YAY/MEH/NAY Thread - April 2019 [OLD]

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by fldhkybnva 2 years ago

Hip Hop Hooray for April! Old man winter sprinkled more snow over the weekend for many but hopefully is officially gone and spring flowers will start to bloom. Trader Joe's is sure to have new prod...

Where to buy verjuice in the Annapolis/Baltimore area?

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by ccbas 2 years ago

Hey all, I am trying out a recipe from an ancient Roman cookbook, and it calls for verjuice. I have never even heard of this before, and was wondering if anyone knew good places I could grab som...