Those who drop by this year’s nine-day Light City festival will have a wide range of local fare from which to choose.
Ask a group of Baltimoreans who has the best crabs in the city and there’ll likely be some disagreement, but ask about Biscuits, and there is no such room for debate. You’ll be directed under the highway to the downtown farmer’s market, and the Blacksauce Kitchen biscuit stand.
Frequent library users have a penchant for racking up fines for overdue books. Luckily for Baltimore City residents, there’s a way to pay those down while feeding the needy after the holidays.
Despite the intensifying testy legal battle between Light City Baltimore’s founders and the city, the show must go on. Last Friday, Baltimore’s arts promotion office announced it had opened registration for the nine-day festival’s innovation conferences (now called “labs”), along with some of the speakers and a couple new focuses.
While many lack healthy food options in Baltimore, the city has been working for years to bring them to those areas with sparse offerings, known as food deserts. At a United Nations event in Rome today, an Italian charity foundation praised Baltimore for its work.
Leonard Clarke, one of the former owners of the Mt. Vernon nightclub Red Maple, opens this weekend Starlite, a diner, in the former Shoo-Fly location at Belvedere Square. Arim Isabel, of New York restaurant Cafeteria, will serve as executive chef.
It’s time for year-end lists, and Baltimore’s growing food(ie) reputation came in for some praise from a top industry source.
Under Armour may be one of the biggest retailers in the country, but that doesn’t mean that CEO Kevin Plank has his head in the clouds. His new investment in a small, Baltimore-based food company is just one further example.