Sometimes that classic chestnut “you get what you pay for” is actually true. We’ve all been in that situation: the moment when you’re sitting in a nondescript but aggressively modern trendy bar, drinking a mediocre yet expensive cocktail and listening to the same tired bar music and you start to think “What am I doing here?” But then there are those special places that aren’t easy on the wallet but you’re practically guaranteed to have a great night. They’ve got great looking décor, tons of ambiance and a deep bar selection. The place where you don’t mind paying a little bit more for a drink because the atmosphere is right and the service is good, without being fussy or snobby. You can show up in jeans or a cocktail dress, and still be comfortable.
‘Tis the night before Thanksgiving, and it falls to you to find a bar where every member of your family can comfortably tie one on without disagreement. But on the drinkiest day of the year, where is there a quiet, all-welcoming watering hole where everybody from your stuffy aunt- in-laws to your art school cousins can get along? Below are our top picks for Baltimore’s best Thanksgiving Eve bars. These not-too-divey, not-too-snobby spots offer plenty of elbowroom and big tables, keep the noise level low enough for conversation, and are sure to offer a little something for everyone. This may be the one time all season when you really succeed in pleasing everyone at once.
The Salvation Army donation kettles are back! Also, we have recipes for great fall cocktails.
Today is the last day for Fashion Week! And putting a summer spin on cocktails.