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Hot Plate: Atelier Culinaire reopens, La Calle turns one, Artscape, empanadas at Wishbone Reserve and more

This week is all about the veg, with events including a summer vegetable cooking class at Gertrude’s and a dinner on Cunningham’s farm.

This week brings lots of good news for Baltimore restaurants, plus fun events to help keep your mind off the raging heat. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: Pop-ups at Broadway Market, new summer menus around town, Bastille Day celebrations, Foodscape and more

On Saturday morning, head to Broadway Market for doughnuts from the former Cross Street vendor called Sundays. The sweet breakfast treats will be part of one of two different pop-ups at the market this week.

It’s high summer here in Baltimore, which means high humidity but also some positive things, like crushes, peaches and tomatoes. Local restaurants are celebrating some of the better aspects of the season this week with new menus, outdoor meals and more. Here’s a look at what’s happening:

Hot Plate: Bluebird turns two, fried chicken and champagne at Chez Hugo Bistro, Gertrude’s Crabaret and more

Bluebird Cocktail Room, which celebrates its 2nd anniversary Sunday, has added several new seasonal drinks to its menu.

The fireworks might be over, but summertime is just heating up in Baltimore. Local restaurants and shops are celebrating the season–and themselves–this week with new menu additions and fun events. Here’s what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: Freedom fries for U.S. vs. France at Johnny’s, Fourth of July events, and more

It’s a crabby time of year in Baltimore. This week, you’ll find lots of crab at The Rusty Scupper and Mt. Washington Tavern (and lots of other places).

Independence Day is fast approaching, Baltimore! If you’re not heading to the beach for the holiday, there’s still plenty to do–and eat–here in the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Here’s a look at what Baltimore restaurants have planned for the week:

Hot Plate: Bourdain Day in Baltimore, farm and food festivals, The Tilted Row opens and more


Summer is upon us and this year, and the new season brings lots of news in the Baltimore restaurant world, from openings and closings to fun festivals. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: Steak for dads, cocktails for Pride, Cunningham’s chef on ‘Chopped’ and more

The Tomahawk steak at Topside is one of several Father’s Day weekend specials that will make carnivorous dads happy.

From wine to Pride to Father’s Day and beyond, this weekend and week are busy in Baltimore. Check out what’s happening in the local restaurant world:

Hot Plate: Clavel turns four, celebrations of Italian, Chilean and Lao flavors, Donut Bike Crawl and more

Clavel just wrapped up its fourth year in business. That’s four years of excellent ceviches, tacos and mezcal cocktails like the Amado Nervo.

This week in Baltimore’s bar and dining scene is filled with events featuring international flair–and lots of wine, plus a few donuts. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: The Feast of St. Anthony, Forest Hill’s Strawberry Festival, al fresco dining in Fells Point and more

The four-day St. Nicholas Greek Festival, always a foodie destination, kicks off on Thursday.

With summer (unofficially) underway, we’re looking at a great week filled with festivals, strawberries and soft shell crabs, among other things. Here’s what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: Party at Sandlot, Market at Montebello debuts, Raw & Refined opens and more

This week offers opportunities to eat and drink outdoors, including at a party at the Sandlot on Sunday.

The unofficial start of summer is upon us and the Baltimore restaurant scene is in celebration mode this week, with tons of al fresco dining options, a handful of fun new openings and several strong incentives to raise a glass. Here’s a look at what’s happening:

Hot Plate: Fat Tiger, El Tigre and Old Boy open in Broadway Market, Preakness specials, Mac and Cheese Festival and more

Topside celebrates Preakness Friday and Saturday with a “raising the steaks” special.

This week is full of great restaurant news, including multiple openings and new offerings, Preakness-related specials and an opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest women in the Baltimore restaurant scene.

Here’s a look at what’s been happening and what’s on tap: