Baltimore Pizza Power Rankings

We’ve been thinking a lot about pizza lately. That’s probably because we haven’t been eating very much of it. Ever since we decided to join a gym our level of pizza consumption is at an all time low, down to barely once a month. So when we are having a few slices we want to […]

Tavern on the Hill: Humble Beginnings

It was with great dismay that we came back to town to hear news of the closing of Dionysus. Dio was perhaps our favorite Mount Vernon bar, not too much of anything but just enough of everything. Let the beer snobs go to Brewers’ and the clubby people go to Red Maple and the drunks […]

The Places We’ve Never Been

An unusual turn in our daily schedule had us heading uptown in the early afternoon yesterday, and it finally afforded us a chance to grab lunch at Land of Kush. It was pretty good, by the way. Good vegan food and big portions of it for reasonable prices. It was very much like the Yabba […]

The Food Market: Hampden’s Best Restaurant

We’ve always been of the opinion that Mount Vernon’s City Cafe is as consistently good as it is underrated. So when we heard that their chef Chad Gauss was opening a new restaurant in Hampden we had pretty high hopes. New restaurants open up all the time. Hell, new restaurants open up on the Avenue […]

Wit and Wisdom, A Tavern by Melvin Mora

As a lifelong Orioles fan and a big league bon vivant, we were incredibly excited to hear that former 3rd baseman and long-beloved legend politely tolerated player Melvin Mora would be opening his own restaurant here in Baltimore. We were sad ambivalent about seeing Mora leave the Orioles, but of course we’re happy to see […]