Culture, Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: St. Patrick’s Day Festivities, Brunch at The Elephant, Wine at Cinghiale & Whole Hog at Le Garage

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 10, 2017 9:10am

There’s plenty of green beer to be drunk this week, but there’s also mozzarella to be pulled, wine to be paired and a whole host of non-Irish food festivities to enjoy. Here’s a look at what Baltimore’s restaurants have planned this week:

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Mom Hospitalized After Deadly House Fire Released; HUD Grant to Assist Baltimore’s Low-Income Seniors; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 7:24am

Katie Malone, mom injured in deadly Baltimore house fire, released from hospital – ABC2

Winter Wine Event Flaunts the Growth of Local Vineyards – Baltimore Magazine

HUD grant awarded to Baltimore City, County to help low-income seniors – Fox45

Design costs for delayed Harford Road Bridge soar by 130% — Baltimore Brew

Analyst: Federal shift intensifies state budget woes – WYPR

Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Helmand Kabobi Opens, County Restaurant Weeks, Wine Events & Tickets for The Supper

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 20, 2017 8:15am

Wit & Wisdom Chef Zack Mills will defend his title this year at “The Supper,” a fundraising event for St. Agnes Hospital. Tickets are on sale now.

There’s no such thing as mid-winter doldrums in the restaurant world – at least not this week. With openings, new hours and tons of events, Baltimore food lovers have plenty to keep them busy this week.

Here’s a look at what’s happening around town:

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Culture, Schools

Hopkins Offers Palate-Refining ‘Wine Appreciation’ Course Before Spring Semester

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 3:19pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

At most colleges, undergraduate students return from winter break, dig into their books and hit the ground running in early January. At Hopkins, students are afforded a softer entry to their spring semester with fun or exploratory mini-classes, such as this year’s “Wine Appreciation” course.

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Food & Drink

Hot Plate: Benefits for The Baltimore Station, No Kid Hungry, YouthWorks & More

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 11, 2016 4:36pm

Embrace the spice at this weekend's chili cook-off, benefiting The Baltimore Station.

This weekend’s chili cook-off, benefiting The Baltimore Station, will be the best kind of spicy.

It’s Friday, Baltimore. No matter how you feel about the results of Tuesday’s election, you’re probably ready for a distraction from the news. Fortunately, local restaurants are here for you. Here’s what they have on tap this week: Read More →

Food & Drink, Harbor East, Shop Local, Sponsored Post

Shopping Under the Influence: Vino in Vogue returns to Harbor East This Saturday

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 02, 2016 2:00pm

Vino In Vogue returns November 5th with wine tastings, shopping and fun in Harbor East.

Vino In Vogue returns for a second year on November 5th featuring wine tastings, shopping and fun in Harbor East.

What better way to spend an autumn afternoon: Taste wines from Harbor East restaurants, poured by their top sommeliers and connoisseurs, while you swirl, sample, snack and shop in the vast number of shops in Baltimore’s ever-evolving center for style & fashion. Enjoy the cobblestone streets, beautiful harbor view, and lovely weather as you shop & sip. Two of falls best activities, in one of Baltimore’s most beautiful neighborhoods…

Bring on the 2nd Annual Vino in Vogue! Saturday, November 5th, 12-4pm.

Tasting tables hosted by select neighborhood venues will line the sidewalks of Harbor East, offering pours of three wines from each of their impressive cellars. Love one of the selections? Full glasses will be available for purchase.

Complimentary cheese, sweets and lite bites offered inside retail shops, with select stores hosting special sales and promotions. Live music from Pressing Strings and eats from Whole Foods Market Harbor East make the afternoon a festive fall affair.

Event check-in will be located at the Harbor East tent on Aliceanna Street (b/w S. Exeter & President Street Circle). Pre-ticketed guests will receive their signature tasting glass and a booklet of tasting tickets (4 tickets or 8 tickets, depending on your ticket package) which you can then redeem at any restaurant tasting station. Information on shopping sales and events will also be available.

Purchase Tickets*:

  • 4 Venue Tastings – Advanced $30, Onsite $35 : 3 pours per venue, 12 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.
  • 8 Venue Tastings – Advanced $50, Onsite $55: 3 pours per venue, 24 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.

 CLICK HERE for event info and a full list of participating businesses.

*Limited tasting tickets will also be available for purchase onsite the day of the event for an increased price, but Vino in Vogue sold out in its inaugural year, so best to buy in advance.

Downtown, Food & Drink, Giving, Sponsored Post

Port Discovery Hosts “Hops & Vines” Fundraiser, Nov. 19th

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016 12:00pm

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Port Discovery Hosts “Hops & Vines” Fundraiser, November 19th

Guests experience the grown-up fun of sampling local restaurants, breweries and vineyards

while re-living childhood memories and exploring the Museum

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Culture, Food & Drink, Harbor East, Shop Local, The Rack

Shopping Under the Influence: Vino in Vogue returns to Harbor East

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 11:00am

Vino In Vogue returns November 5th with wine tastings, shopping and fun in Harbor East.

Vino In Vogue returns for a second year on November 5th featuring wine tastings, shopping and fun in Harbor East.

What better way to spend an autumn afternoon: Taste wines from Harbor East restaurants, poured by their top sommeliers and connoisseurs, while you swirl, sample, snack and shop in the vast number of shops in Baltimore’s ever-evolving center for style & fashion. Enjoy the cobblestone streets, beautiful harbor view, and lovely weather as you shop & sip. Two of falls best activities, in one of Baltimore’s most beautiful neighborhoods…

Bring on the 2nd Annual Vino in Vogue! Saturday, November 5th, 12-4pm.

Tasting tables hosted by select neighborhood venues will line the sidewalks of Harbor East, offering pours of three wines from each of their impressive cellars. Love one of the selections? Full glasses will be available for purchase.

Complimentary cheese, sweets and lite bites offered inside retail shops, with select stores hosting special sales and promotions. Live music from Pressing Strings and eats from Whole Foods Market Harbor East make the afternoon a festive fall affair.

Event check-in will be located at the Harbor East tent on Aliceanna Street (b/w S. Exeter & President Street Circle). Pre-ticketed guests will receive their signature tasting glass and a booklet of tasting tickets (4 tickets or 8 tickets, depending on your ticket package) which you can then redeem at any restaurant tasting station. Information on shopping sales and events will also be available.

Purchase Tickets*:

  • 4 Venue Tastings – Advanced $30, Onsite $35 : 3 pours per venue, 12 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.
  • 8 Venue Tastings – Advanced $50, Onsite $55: 3 pours per venue, 24 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.

 CLICK HERE for event info and a full list of participating businesses.

*Limited tasting tickets will also be available for purchase onsite the day of the event for an increased price, but Vino in Vogue sold out in its inaugural year, so best to buy in advance.

Food & Drink

Baltimore’s Best Wine Restaurants

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 20, 2016 9:44am

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Every year, Wine Enthusiast scours the country for the restaurants that do the best job with their wine lists. This year, two Baltimore restaurants made the cut–and, to be honest, both are excellent choices. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

This Wine Ice Cream Is Going to Make Summer a Whole Lot More Fun

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:23am

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You know that moment after you’ve finished dinner when you can’t decide if you want dessert or a(nother) glass of wine? Well, imagine a world in which you could have both. At the same time. Read More →

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