Grano Emporio, the traditional Italian restaurant tucked into a Hampden rowhouse and known for its simple and delicious fare, will close down on June 30, its owners announced Thursday night.
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).
In one of the last votes of the 2016 City Council term last night, lawmakers decided to keep Columbus Day the way it is.