This week promises to be fun on the Baltimore food scene, with events inside and out, and good news to celebrate. Here’s a preview of what’s to come:
Openings and announcements
Mera Cooking Collective has finally opened in its new space Mt. Vernon. The collective of chefs offers dine-in and take-out options and has bar service – and is always available for catering, concerts as well.
The Wine Counter now officially reopened for full time dining, with dinner hours from Wednesday to Saturday. Because the restaurant’s pandemic pivot to sandwiches has been so popular, they will also continue to offer lunch on Fridays and Saturdays. While Le Comptoir will primarily welcome walk-in diners for dinner, they do take patio reservations for groups of four to six.
The terrace at Johnny’s reopened this week, just in time for the beautiful days and the sun. Roland Park Restaurant also offers new spring drinks, like a spicy blueberry sage margarita that looks perfect for sitting in the sun.
Have you looked at the prepared foods section in JBGB in Remington? It’s a good – and getting better, with new recent additions.
Whisky, Wine & Fire
Saturday, direction Manor Tavern for Whisky, Wine & Firea fun outdoor afternoon with bonfires, chili, wine and a whole sculpted suckling pig – a perfect way to say goodbye to winter and welcome spring.
Irish dancing and dinner
If you’re still in St. Patrick’s Day mode, The Elkridge Furnace Inn got you covered. On Saturday evening, the hostel welcomes an irish dinner with a performance by the Teelin Dance Company.
Slutty Vegan in Baltimore
Monday, vegan burger spot Vegan slut will pop-up in Baltimore. The company is based in Atlanta but owned by Baltimore native Pinky Cole, so it’s a throwback. The announcement of the pop-up location will be made via Instagram Slutty Vegan around 10 a.m. on Monday morning.
Kentucky Nights at MWT
Mount Washington Tavern grassroots fundraiser for Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Kentucky Nights, is back this year. The event is always fun, with tons of tasting and educational opportunities – and a huge variety of dishes.
Water Song celebrates its two years
Thusday, Water Song Yunnan Cuisine celebrates its second anniversary. To mark the occasion, the restaurant is organize a special dinner, with tickets available for tables of four. The meal will feature new dishes and BYOB is encouraged.
Eat All Day Maryland
Friday, March 25 is Maryland Day and a few iconic local businesses have big plans in place to celebrate.
In honor of the holiday, Otterbein cookies sell a cute Maryland themed box filled with cookies. The pewter design was created by local artist Justin Duvall and features all manner of local landmarks.
THB Bagelry & Deli brings back his famous flag inspired bagels for the day and will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds to Nico’s Hope for Life Foundation. Both are great reasons to celebrate the day with a bagel.