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Hot Plate: New Wet City Hours, Four Season Restaurant Announcement, Monument Beer Dinner at Gnocco

Wet City announced new hours this week; it will no longer be open for lunch.

Gorgeous weather – and the promise of more of it – make this a great week to head out to dinner. Following a big weekend, packed with Easter brunch options, local restaurants and food-related businesses are hosting a smattering of events all week long.

Here’s a look at what to do in and around Baltimore this week:

Hot Plate: Center Cut Doughnuts Officially Opens, Spring Menu Additions, Easter Brunch Options

Fork & Wrench updated its menu this week, adding a new batch of seasonal dishes.

Between Opening Day, Light City and a (mostly) gorgeous stretch of weather, Baltimore has been the place to be this past week.

Local restaurants are keeping the magic going next week, too, with new menu additions and events. They’re also looking ahead to the following weekend, with big plans for Easter brunches. Here’s a look at what’s happening next week and Easter weekend:

Hot Plate: No Kid Hungry Fundraiser at Gunther & Co., The Emporiyum & Light City Return, Rye Rocks at The Walters & More

Gunther & Co. will host chefs from several restaurants for a Tuesday night fundraiser benefiting No Kid Hungry.

Get ready, Baltimore food lovers: this week is a big one. From multiple food-related benefits to the return of two of the city’s best events, The Emporiyum and Light City, to the Orioles’ Opening Day, this week is absolutely jam-packed.

Plan your dining and drinking strategies accordingly. Here’s a look at what’s happening this week:

Hot Plate: Sagamore Pendry Restaurant Opens, Clementine Brunch Returns, Cafe Cito and Bel-Loc Close

Order & Chaos will celebrate National Waffle Day (March 25) with free waffle toppings.

Spring is here, Baltimore, and with it, tons of restaurant news, from the opening of a swanky new chop house to the return of a beloved brunch to food-related classes popping up all over town. Here’s a look at what Baltimore’s restaurants have to offer this week:

Hot Plate: Beer & Oysters at The Boathouse Canton, Chef Egg at Blue Moon Too, Bourbon at Bar Vasquez & Gunther & Co.

At The Boathouse Canton, oyster knife tap handles combine the two key ingredients of Saturday’s Beer & Oyster Festival.

Feeling lucky, Baltimore? You should: today’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities are just the beginning of a week filled with fun and diverse food events. Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around the city this week:

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


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:

Hot Plate: Manor Hill Tavern Opens, Ryes Up CFF Fundraiser Returns, Clark Burger Expands

Crab fondue with Old Bay funnel cakes is on the menu at the newly opened Manor Hill Tavern in Ellicott City.

Welcome to March! The traditionally volatile month came in like a lamb this year, which gives Baltimoreans more reason than ever to go out and enjoy local restaurants.

Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around town this week:

Hot Plate: Local Fry Pops Up at Wet City, Brunch at The Elephant Announced, Wine Dinner at Cinghiale

On Monday, The Local Fry teams up with Wet City for CHIMAEK, featuring several Korean specialties plus beer pairings.

With another springlike week behind us and more pleasant weather on the way, Baltimore’s restaurants have been filled with customers in good spirits. Let’s keep that going.

Though this week marks the start of Lent, traditionally a time of abstention, there are still plenty of events to keep local food lovers busy. Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around Baltimore this week:

Hot Plate: Tacos & Tequila at Gunther & Co., Greg’s Bagels Reopens, Bourbon, Whiskey and Local Distiller Events

Gunther & Co. kicks off Tequila Taco Tuesdays next week

Have you recovered yet from your Valentine’s Day sugar high? Ready for something new?

There’s a lot happening this week in Baltimore restaurant news, and none of it involves heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. New spots are opening, culturally educational dinners are taking place and restaurants are providing locals with lots of opportunities to learn about – and enjoy – different types of liquors.

Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around town this week:

Hot Plate: Valentine’s Day, The Local Fry Turns Two, Whisky Weekend at Magdalena & The Ivy Hotel

Star anise-dusted venison is on the Valentine’s Day menu at The Milton Inn.

It’s that time of year when hearts, flowers and prix fixe menus dominate the restaurant scene. It’s Valentine’s weekend! Baltimore restaurants do have a lot of big plans in the works for the holiday, but this week offers more than chocolate.

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