Renee Libby Beck
Thanksgiving is a big holiday to prepare for, but Baltimore’s local farms, neighborhood markets and caterers help customers navigate the meal with ease. Whether your turkey is hormone-free, organic, farm-raised, heritage or store-bought, the best places in Baltimore to buy a turkey promise the perfect meal every time.
You know to use red wine with steak and white wine with seafood. But if you’ve ordered scallops as an appetizer and the filet as your entreé and only want one bottle, well, that’s where sommeliers come in. You can close your eyes and point to a bottle or leave it to the experts. These five Baltimore sommeliers will teach you the tricks of their trade and ensure that your palate is pleased with each selection.
Mediterranean cuisine and Baltimore might not seem to go hand in hand, but some of Baltimore’s chefs are taking hummus and spanakopita to new, delicious levels. From Mount Washington to Fells Point, restaurateurs and their teams offer patrons classic and contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. Some stick solely to traditional dishes while others take greater creative license, but the best in Baltimore do it up right every time.