Petit Louis Bistro on the Lake in Columbia is shutting down at the end of next weekend, to be replaced by a Roman-style trattoria dubbed Lupa.
In 2007, when Cinghiale opened, Baltimore was a very different city. The restaurant scene was just beginning to blossom and local diners weren’t nearly as knowledgeable about food as they are today. Cinghiale’s new neighborhood, Harbor East, was in the early stages of development, with the Four Seasons Hotel a brand new construction project (the hotel, which anchors the neighborhood today, opened in 2011).
Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday this year, which means that when it comes to dinners out to celebrate, Baltimore’s lovebirds have lots of choices. As usual, local restaurants have a lot planned for the holiday, from cooking classes to special menus.
With only a week to go before the big day, it’s time to make your reservations. Here’s a look at what restaurants have in store for Valentine’s Day 2017: