Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun photo
February 3, 2011
What makes Roy's unusual among restaurant groups is the degree of autonomy given to the chefs at each of its 30 restaurants. The talented Patrick "Opie" Crooks continues to put his own creative stamp on this location while staying true to the Hawaiian fusion model created by founder Roy Yamaguchi.
• Restaurant info.: Roy's Restaurant, 720 Aliceanna St., Harbor East, 410-659-0099, www.roysrestaurant.com