Maryland Crab & Oyster Celebration – October 16-25

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Downtown Partnership of Baltimore announces the Maryland Crab and Oyster Celebration – a dining event featuring two of Maryland’s favorite culinary delights – crabs and oysters. It takes place at several restaurants around the city from October 16-25.  Area restaurants will serve up delicious crab and oyster-based menu additions and specials created by some of Baltimore’s best chefs. Here are the menu items as of now, more to follow later.

Tonnarelli Nero
Maryland blue crab, jalapeño, uni, pepperoni crumb, Chesapeake bay spices

Cava Mezze 
Crab Cakes
CAVA classic, baked jumbo lump crab, spring herbs, lemon

Cornmeal-fried Oysters

Diamond Tavern 
Grilled Oysters
Grilled oysters with Fra Diavolo sauce
Raw Oysters
On the half shell; dozen and ½ dozen
Crab Cocktail
Jumbo lump cocktail, house made cocktail sauce
Crab and brie pretzel bites
Grain mustard cream and burnt sugar
Broiled crab cake
Zucchini risotto, corn, roasted red pepper butter

The French Kitchen  
Oyster Rockefeller
Crab Cake (appetizer size)

Germano’s PIATTINI  
Maryland Crab Cake
With garlic and sea salt fries 
Mamma Mia Sunday Brunch Menu
Miss Baltimore Crabs/ Crab Cake Benedict
Poached egg, jumbo lump crab, hollandaise, peppers, chives, arugula salad

Miss Shirley’s
Down on the Bayou Benedict
Poached eggs & cornmeal encrusted fried oysters, andouille sausage & collard greens on an English muffin with Cajun hollandaise, Old Bay Remoulade & Tabasco bacon onion jam, dusted with Cajun spice
Seafood Caesar
Cornmeal-encrusted oysters, blackened shrimp, grilled salmon, baby red & green romaine, red & yellow grape tomatoes & shaved Parmesan cheese with creamy horseradish Caesar dressing & fried salt & pepper flatbread crouton, dusted with Old Bay Bay-O Po’ Boy
Cornmeal-encrusted oysters or jumbo lump crab cake, Tabasco bacon onion jam, Bibb lettuce, red & yellow tomatoes on ciabatta, dusted with Old Bay

Phillips Seafood 
Oysters on the Half Shell
A rotating selection of local Maryland oysters
Chesapeake Combo
Hoopers Island Crab Cake made with Maryland crab meat alongside local oysters fried to a golden brown
Ultimate Crab Cake
Eight ounces of Maryland jumbo lump crab meat; served with crab macaroni and cheese and asparagus

Riptide by the Bay 
Crab Stuffed Shell Pasta
With Old Bay béchamel and anchovy velouté
Oyster Risotto
With truffle oil
Grilled Oysters
With passion fruit sabayon

Rusty Scupper 
Raw Oysters
Fresh Choptank Sweet Oysters  

Oyster Po’ Boy 
Cornmeal fried oysters, rémoulade, lettuce, tomato, john’s baguette
Maryland-Style Crab Cake Sandwich
Lettuce, tomato, rémoulade
Cornmeal Fried Oysters 
Apple-fennel slaw, oyster stew emulsion, bacon lardons
Maryland-Style Crab Cake 
Fried green tomato, seasonal succotash, roasted tomato coulis, rémoulade
Local Oyster Night every Tuesday, featuring $1 Chesapeake Oysters

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Crab Cakes 


Ware House 518  
Fried Oysters
Tomato Crab Bruschetta

Check back soon for menus from the following restaurants:
B&O American Brasserie 
Family Meal  
La Scala Ristorante Italiano
Luna del Sea
Miss Shirley’s
The Oceanaire Seafood Room 
Ryleigh’s Oyster Federal Hill and Mount Vernon 

Amy Langrehr

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