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The New York Times recently touted pumpkin as the new bacon, so it’s no surprise it’s appearing on most restaurants’ fall menus. As days get shorter and darker and it starts to feel like winter is around the corner, autumn’s dishes offer a comfort to diners. Baltimore’s restaurants are sourcing local pumpkins, toasting the seeds, pureeing the meat and mixing it with other seasonal flavors. These five Baltimore restaurants are using pumpkin to add both sweet and hearty flavors to locals’ favorite foods.