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  • On those Federal Hill poseurs

     
    Federal Hill Jim writes to say just because a pizzeria calls itself LedoFedHill on Twitter doesn't mean the joint's actually located in Federal Hill. In response to my post on the restaurant's use of Twitter to rehome stray pizzas, Jim......
  • Leftover pizza -- there's an app for that

     
    I'm not totally convinced that Twitter is a sign of a healthy society. I mean, do we really need to know what everyone is doing RIGHT NOW?But Ledo Pizza in Federal Hill Locust Point may just convert me. Twitter, it......
  • Top 10 Restaurant Closings and Their Significance

     
    It's easy to look back at all the restaurant closings in Baltimore in the past year, more difficult to say which were the most important and why they mattered.Here's my list, numbered in order of importance this time, with my......
  • Where to get great smoked salmon

     
    Edward sent me this e-mail not so recently, but so much has been going on I haven't had a chance to use it:I have been on a smoked salmon kick lately and believe it or not I had the most......
  • More on Maryland's ultimate burger

     
    Suzanne over at In Good Taste has published more about the Ultimate Burger Controversy. I love her explanation of how the selection process went. It sounds like my whole life. (Her other choices besides Mother's, by the way, were the......
  • All the restaurant news that's fit to print

     
    Sometimes when I get back from vacation, I open my Microsoft Outlook Inbox, take a look, and feel like closing it back up, the way a surgeon must feel when he opens up a patient and finds the cancer has......
  • Harborque opens in Locust Point

     
    Andrew alerted me to the fact that Harborque opened Friday in Locust Point (1421 Lawrence St., 410-685-7675). First of all, catchy name. You've got to wonder why no one has thought of it before. When I Googled Harborque, I was......
  • Top 10 Least Controversial Restaurants

     
    Last week's Top 10 Tuesday, Most Controversial Restaurants, was such a success I thought I'd look at its opposite this week. There are some restaurants that seem to do what they set out to do without having many detractors. They......
  • The unannounced service charge

     
    We've talked about tipping during Restaurant Week before, but I don't think this particular subject has come up: The unannounced gratuity added to a large party's check by the restaurant. I'm sure the rationale is that servers get lower tips......
  • Richard reviews the Whetstone Grill

     
    Today Other Reviewer Richard reviews the Whetstone Grill in Locust Point, an offshoot of the popular Hull Street Blues.So many of the cheap-eats sorts of places that are his territory are difficult to review. Unless they are the proverbial hidden......
  • Top 10 Happy Hours for 35-and-overs

     
    In spite of a few jokes about walkers and such that you had to expect, there was a good discussion under my earlier post about what 35-and-overs want in a happy hour. One of the main things, after meeting other......