Lyft: Charm City’s Friend With a Car

Baltimore is a pretty tough town. From the hills of Upper Park Heights all the way down to the wharves at Fairfield we’ve got dirt under our collective fingernails and grit beneath our boots. This is the kind of city where it can be hard to find a friend. A funny thing’s been happening recently […]

Our Picks for Baltimore Beer Week 2013

So this is the post where we sort through the Baltimore Beer Week events and pick out our favorite ones day by day. And we’ll get to that in a moment. But first we want to stray off on a wee little tangent about beer, and specifically the local beer scene here in Baltimore. And […]

Neighborhood Pop-Ups: Get Ready to Buy Into Baltimore

When we bought the Chophouse a few years ago, we had a pretty good idea exactly what we were looking for. Living close to downtown was a must for us, but alas… a four story brownstone next door to the Engineers Club was a bit beyond our means. We could afford a pretty nice house […]

Baltimore’s Best International Grocers, Part 2

Beyond the almighty blue crab, Baltimore cuisine often gets a bad rap- and it’s not entirely undeserved. Traditional dishes like shad roe and terrapin soup are little more than relics from 100 years ago, and the typical supermarket cart here is chock full of Esskay meats, Utz BBQ chips and H&S potato rolls. Sometimes it […]

Baltimore’s Best International Grocers, Part 1

One of the problems with traditional supermarket shopping is that no matter how big the stores get, no matter how many products they offer, it’s too easy to fall into the supermarket rut. The typical shopper will buy staples like bread, milk, eggs and peanut butter, and beyond that stick to certain brands and products […]