Food & Drink

H&S Bakery slated to open artisan bakery and cafe in Harbor East in summer 2021



A rendering of Kneads, a new bakeshop and café from H&S Bakery, slated to open in summer 2021 in Harbor East. Image courtesy of H&S Bakery.

H&S Bakery announced today that it will be opening a new Harbor East bakeshop and café called Kneads.

The eatery is slated to open in summer 2021 at 506 S. Central Ave., where it will specialize in made-from-scratch breads and baked goods.

Hot Plate: Cindy Lou’s Fish House and Monarque open, Sando in the Hando at The Charmery, white truffles appear on menus and more

Cindy Lou’s Fish House opens in Harbor Point this week.

This week, the Baltimore restaurant scene is full of good news, including high profile openings, updated autumn menus, and fun collaborations. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Foreman Wolf to open Cindy Lou’s Fish House in Harbor Point next week


Foreman Wolf, the restaurant group owned by award-winning chef Cindy Wolf and award-winning restaurateur Tony Foreman, announced today that its newest restaurant, Cindy’s Fish House, will open next Tuesday, October 27, in the Canopy by Hilton Baltimore Harbor Point.

Hot Plate: Bushel & Peck, Cowboy Row and Cielo Verde open, N. Charles St. goes walkable, new fall menus pop up

Two oyster-centric spots – The Local Oyster and True Chesapeake Oyster Co. – celebrate anniversaries this month.

It’s mid-October, which means leaves are changing – and so are menus in restaurants across Baltimore. This week brings news of Oktoberfests, new fall flavors on plates and in glasses across the city, and a handful of openings and anniversaries.

Here’s a look at what’s on tap for the week ahead:

OktoberFEAST – a Delightfully Delicious Fall Celebration at Liberty Delight Farms


Join Liberty Delight Farms for OKTOBERFEAST on Friday, 10/23 and Saturday, 10/24. An evening featuring dishes inspired by traditional German Oktoberfest, experience a delicious, five course dinner featuring German-inspired cuisine and beverage pairings. Enjoy a gourmet gastronomic experience with family and new friends featuring quality sourced products and an inspiring message. Make sure to stop by the Meat Market at Liberty Delight Farms to bring home some tasty goodies.  Click here for more information.

Baltimore Cooks for Fall


Hot Plate: Preakness parties, Oktoberfest celebrations, EKIBEN at The Charmery in Towson and more

NiHao’s Mid-Autumn Festival menu includes 10 dim sum dishes and more.

From Preakness parties to Oktoberfest celebrations to seafood dinners, the next few weeks look like fun ones on the Baltimore restaurant scene. Here’s a look at what’s happening:

Hogan Eases Indoor Dining Restrictions, But Some Local Leaders Will Hold Back

Gov. Larry Hogan.

Gov. Larry Hogan will allow restaurants to expand indoor dining capacities to 75%  at 5:00 p.m. Monday. The governor is encouraging residents to partake in Maryland’s first statewide Restaurant Week, despite concerns over COVID-19 spread throughout the state.

Hot Plate: Johnny Appleseed Days at Weber’s Farm, Meet & Make with NiHao, Farm to Chef goes virtual and more

Apple, goat cheese and honey tart is one of the options on Classic Catering’s special menu for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Autumn officially begins this week, which means it’s a great time for outdoor dining, among other things. In addition to all the excellent al fresco dining options Baltimore restaurants have put in place, over the next couple weeks, the local culinary scene includes a lineup of fun activities – both virtual and in-person – to help food lovers make the most of the season.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Hot Plate: Renn Fest at Don’t Know Tavern, Fuisine and Friends & Family open, Chaat Hour at Good Neighbor and more

Baltimore Spirit Company is building a new cocktail bar next to its distillery in Union Collective; it is slated to open next year.

The fall is looking promising for Baltimore food lovers, with many new concepts opening and events on the calendar. While restaurant operations are still a bit unusual, thanks to COVID-related protocols and guidelines, there’s still a lot to do over the next few weeks. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: