Food & Drink

Baby’s on Fire in Mount Vernon is getting its own signature coffee blend

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Baby’s on Fire co-owner Shirlé Koslowski (left), Open Seas Coffee founder Bryce Roszell (center) and Baby’s on Fire co-owner David Koslowski. Photo courtesy of Baby’s on Fire.

Mount Vernon record store-coffee shop Baby’s on Fire is linking up with Stevensville small-batch roastery Open Seas Coffee for some signature beans that will also help to reinvest in the communities abroad that are growing them.

Hot Plate: Hygge Mood at Prime Corner, Johnny’s gets festive, Chanukah at Gunther & more

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It’s the happiest time of the year. With everything from holiday cocktails to Chanukah latkes, this week offers a variety of ways to kick off Baltimore’s holiday season with good food and drink. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in and around town:

With court battle ongoing, liquor board delays Baltimore Eagle hearing until January

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Attorneys and others appear before the Baltimore City Liquor Board for the Baltimore Eagle’s license transfer hearing. Photo by Ed Gunts.

The Baltimore Eagle isn’t going to fly until January at the earliest.

Settlement reached in Pabst-MillerCoors case, meaning Natty Boh is safe

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The Boh sign in Brewers Hill. Photo by Elliott Plack, via Flickr.

An important update for our cheap beer-drinking readers: National Bohemian isn’t going anywhere. The locally born brand’s parent company, Pabst Brewing, and beer behemoth MillerCoors yesterday reached a settlement in a Milwaukee court case, and the latter firm has agreed to continue brewing Pabst-owned sub-premium beers.

Full Tilt Brewing approved for its liquor license

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Image via Facebook.

The Baltimore City Liquor Board today approved Full Tilt Brewing’s application for a Class B restaurant license, clearing the way for the brewery to open the doors at its new facility in Govans next month.

Baltimore Eagle owners seek to keep liquor license in the family, future of the club remains murky

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Photo by Ed Gunts

The recently shuttered Baltimore Eagle, one of the city’s largest LGBTQ-friendly nightclubs, will take a step toward reopening under new management if the city’s liquor board approves an application to transfer the liquor license for the property.

Hot Plate: Silver Queen Cafe turns 3, holiday festivities at Gertrude’s, whiskey at Wayward Smokehouse and more

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Photo via Silver Queen Cafe/Facebook

Now that the turkey has been carved, it’s time for leftovers–and to think about the next holiday. This week, local restaurants are closing out November with shopping events, decorating contests, and festive food and drinks.

Here’s a look at what’s happening:

Full Tilt Brewing eyes December opening for Govans brewery

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With a mural up on the walls and a NBA Jam arcade cabinet procured, Full Tilt Brewing is just about ready to launch its new brewery at 5604 York Road.

One of the brewery’s co-founders, Nick Fertig, said they are hoping to open the doors on Dec. 14.

“I’ll be happy if it’s just before the end of the year,” he said.

With ongoing Pabst-MillerCoors dispute, Natty Boh’s future may hang in the balance

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Mr. Boh looks East.

The future of Natty Boh may be decided in a Milwaukee courtroom.

La Calle’s modern take on Mexican food is a winner

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Octopus with cactus salad is one of many successful dishes on La Calle’s modern Mexican menu.

It’s been 25 years since salsa overtook ketchup as the most sold condiment in the United States, but Baltimore’s embrace of serious Mexican food is a newer phenomenon. And a phenomenon it is. The recent success of legitimately authentic Mexican spots like Clavel and Cocina Lucahadoras is a heartening development.

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