Shop & Eat

Dive into Bon & Viv on Football Sunday


A spiked seltzer with a flavorful taste? That seems too good to be true. This football season, enjoy Bon & Viv Seltzer on draft! Whether you build your own or want to try the signature Ravens Flocktail, click continue to see a list of establishments that run football specials for the Bon & Viv drafts.

The Elephant building expected to change owners this week

Photo by Ed Gunts.

The former home of The Elephant restaurant is expected to change owners this week, clearing the way for The Manor, a restaurant and ultra-lounge, to open in the building next month.

The Elephant closed in June and its N. Charles Street home was listed for sale for $1.2 million by MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate.

Taharka Brothers Ice Cream coming to R. House

Courtesy of Taharka Bros. Ice Cream/Facebook

R. House is getting a new ice cream stall with some local flavor.

The food hall is replacing Little Baby’s Ice Cream a Philadelphia-based company that shut down on Nov. 27, with Taharka Brothers Ice Cream, a beloved Baltimore business founded by Sean Smeeton.

Hot Plate: Christmas cookies and ornaments at Silver Queen, pancakes at Gertrude’s, Santa everywhere and more


Baltimore has never been more festive. This week, local restaurants are filled with holiday spirit, hosting pop-ups from Santa, introducing new cocktails, baking cookies and helping kids create crafts. Here’s a look at what’s on tap:

Join the Shops at Kenilworth on 12/19 for Holiday Sip & Shop


Deck the halls at The Shops at Kenilworth this month during their Holiday Sip & Shop on Thursday, December 19. Enjoy complimentary valet, a glass of bubbly and special offers. Check off that list with in-store offers. Plus, the first 50 guests to spend $50 between 5pm-8pm will receive a swag bag! Nothing says holidays like an evening of shopping, indulging and a little FaLaLa-ing. For more details, click here.

Hot Plate: Champagne dinner at Cypriana, gift card deals and holiday shopping events and more

Noona’s $12 lunch menu includes some of the restaurant’s popular pizzas.

Talk about the most wonderful time of the year! This week, the Baltimore restaurant scene offers a little bit of everything, from a flurry of new restaurant openings and announcements to champagne toasts and brunch with The Grinch.

Creole Soul taking over Arba Mediterranean booth in R. House

Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

Creole Soul, an eatery that has offered Cajun classics in R. House’s pop-up space, will take up a more permanent home in the Remington food hall, Seawall Development announced today.

The stall will replace Arba Mediterranean, whose chef, Farid Salloum, is focusing his attention on his Riverside restaurant Baba’s Kitchen.