Food & Drink

Lexington Market shut down after viral video shows rat in bakery case

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Photo via Lexington Market/Facebook

Management at Lexington Market announced it is closing the market for the day after video surfaced showing a rat crawling over baked goods in a glass case.

Hot Plate: Farmers’ markets in full swing, new summertime menus, Bastille Day celebrations and more

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It’s prime time to grab great produce, like these raspberries from the Fells Point Farmers Market, which takes place on Saturdays in Broadway Square.

By the normal standards of Baltimore’s restaurant scene, the week we have coming up is a quiet one. But that doesn’t mean it’s boring. With Bastille Day on the horizon and local restaurants revamping their menus to showcase summer ingredients, there’s a lot of promising events.

Here’s a look at what to expect:

La Buco di Marco’s pizza shows promise, but the Butchers Hill restaurant needs adjustments to flourish

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Pizza is a highlight at La Buco di Marco in Butchers Hill.

About halfway through our dinner at La Buco di Marco, “Welcome to the Jungle” came on the radio. It was the right song at the right time. The restaurant, at that moment, was starting to feel a little wild.

Event Pick: Mix your own cocktail at Sagamore Spirit

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Photo via Facebook.

There’s no better feeling after knocking off work than heading to a bar for a nice cocktail or two to unwind from day-to-day stresses. But that can add up quick. Tonight, employees at the Sagamore Spirit distillery will show attendees how to mix two drinks, the Black-Eyed Rye and Maryland Mule, using the company’s signature rye whiskey.

Event Pick: Sip bubbly and eat fried chicken at Chez Hugo Bistro

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This holiday might not have been on your calendar, but today is actually National Fried Chicken Day. If you’re like me, you neglected to celebrate for lunch, but are eyeing a chicken box for supper. For those hoping to honor the occasion with some more refinement, Chez Hugo Bistro has you covered.

Hot Plate: Nori opens in Hampden, Damascus meets Caracas at Alma Cocina Latina, Gertrude’s patio parties begin

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Cosima, which has one of the prettier outdoor spaces in the city, will not be open for brunch during July and August.

The lazy days of mid-summer have arrived in Baltimore, but local restaurants still have plenty of announcements and fun events to keep you busy. Here’s a look at what’s happening this week:

Charm Kitty Cafe to close in July

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Image via Kickstarter.

Charm Kitty Cafe, one of the only places where you could grab a coffee, work remotely and make some feline friends, is closing in July, the cafe announced in a Facebook post.

Station North’s BAMF Café is closing this month

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Some somber news, Station North residents and local comic book lovers: BAMF Café on N. Charles Street is shutting down this month.

Hot Plate: Fourth of July festivities, new openings in Hampden and Canton, Tacopalooza at La Food Marketa

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The harborside view from Wit & Wisdom’s outdoor bar.

We celebrate America this week in Baltimore and, with several newly announced restaurant openings and a handful of fun dinners planned, a whole lot more. Here’s a look at what to expect this week:

Bodhi Corner, a new Thai restaurant, to open in old Café Cito space

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The future location of Bodhi Corner, at 3500 Chestnut Ave. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

A new Thai restaurant, Bodhi Corner, is coming to Hampden, setting up shop in the space once occupied by Café Cito on Chestnut Avenue.

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