Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Ice Cream Everywhere, Farm Festivals, Wonders of Damascus at Hersh’s & More

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 23, 2017 9:34am

Johnny’s Ice Cream Cart has taken up residence on Roland Avenue.

Summer has officially begun and the local food scene is ready to celebrate the season. This week brings ice cream news, farm festivals, outdoor parties and more. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Sagamore Spirit Distillery Opens, New Owner at Holy Crepe, Outdoor Events at Boathouse & Wit & Wisdom

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 21, 2017 11:30am

Holy Crepe Cafe in Canton has a new owner and plans for a new menu and hours.

Get ready, Baltimore food lovers: this coming week offers a ton of events, from Baltimore Cocktail Week classes to the opening of a brand new distillery. Here’s a look at what local restaurants, bars and organizations have to offer over the next few days:

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Food & Drink, Lifeline

Charmery Gets Runner-Up in America’s Best Restroom Competition

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 21, 2016 3:59pm

Not the bathroom door

Not the bathroom door

Air bests sea once again. The Charmery’s creativity is always earning plaudits. But when it comes to using the bathroom, folks apparently liked an airport better. Read More →


Food & Drink, Hampden, Shop Local, Sponsored Post

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies at The Charmery

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 11:30am

Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie production is in full swing! $18, feeds 8-10 people. Click Here to Pre-order yours today!

Catch of the Day, Hampden

The Charmery is Open! And not a minute too soon…

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 26, 2013 1:00pm


catch of the day fish (2)It’s only been a few years since Sylvan Beach (now Taharka Brothers) closed their ice cream shop in Mount Vernon. But those few summers without our favorite locally-made ice cream shop have been long and hot—made livable only by the consolation sweetness of snowballs. So when I heard that a new ice cream shop would be taking the place of the old pharmacy on the corner of Chestnut and the Avenue, I knew it would all be okay. I also started peeping through the paper-covered windows every time I walked by, and compulsively checking their Facebook and Twitter feeds. When, oh when would they open??? Didn’t they realize how hot it was? And how much we all just wanted some dang ice cream? Well, even if patience is a virtue I was not born to have, the wait is over. The Charmery (hurray!) is open. Read More →

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