The Culinary Scene in Baltimore
Discover award-winning restaurants,
top chefs, & the whole buzz on the Baltimore food landscape
Vegetarian and Vegan Food
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The Dish on Baltimore

Baltimore Farmers Markets

From spring to late fall, you’ll find scores of Baltimore farmers markets dotted throughout the city selling fresh produce, locally made cheeses and even some unusual culinary curios…

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Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Baltimore

You may have heard that Baltimore is famous for its seafood, but that doesn’t mean our restaurants aren’t vegetarian and vegan friendly too!…

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A Taste of Baltimore Restaurants

Baltimore has long been known for its Chesapeake inspired mouth-watering cuisine, but in recent years, Baltimore’s culinary scene has emerged as a leader in new dining trends along with five-star …

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Baltimore Nightlife and Bars

As rich and varied as Baltimoreans themselves, the bars and nightclubs in Baltimore include everything from hot dance spots and live music joints to cozy local taverns and craft b…

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Watch the Culinary Scene in Action

From celebrity chefs to craft beer, get a taste of the Baltimore food scene in these videos.

These Baltimoreans Know Beer

Baltimore knows beer. With so many craft breweries and pubs around the city, there is no shortage of beers to try. Hear what some of our brewers love about the craft beer scene in Baltimore.

Baltimore's Culinary Accolades

Baltimore’s food scene is getting more attention every day. Get a taste of what the national publications are saying and a glimpse of the world-class dishes you must try!

Chef Cindy Wolf - 24 hours in Baltimore

Chef Cindy Wolf, executive chef of Charleston and co-owner of many other restaurants in Baltimore, has been living and cooking in Baltimore for over twenty years, so she knows the city better than most. Hear her recommendations on where to go and what to see with 24 hours in Baltimore.

Spike Gjerde - Woodberry Kitchen

Learn about one of Baltimore’s most delicious restaurants, Woodberry Kitchen, from owner, chef and James Beard winner Spike Gjerde, one of the pioneers of the farm-to-table trend.

Chef Bryan Voltaggio

Top Chef and Top Chef Masters finalist Bryan Voltaggio currently operates AGGIO, a modern Italian fine-dining restaurant in Baltimore at the Power Plant Live! complex. Check out Bryan’s take on what’s happening within Baltimore’s food culture.

Chef Ben Lefenfeld

Chef Ben Lefenfeld talks about opening his first restaurant, La Cuchara, a Basque themed restaurant located in the Hampden/Woodberry area of Baltimore.

Culinary Events and
Food Festivals

Don't miss these top Baltimore food festivals!

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Wit & Wisdom
200 International Drive Baltimore, MD 21202
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Sotto Sopra Restaurant
405 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201
Jan 26
5th Annual Winter Wine Showcase
B&O Railroad Museum
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B&O Railroad Museum
901 W. Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21231
Feb 19
Sotto Sopra's Opera Night & 5 Course Italian Dinner
Sotto Sopra Restaurant
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Sotto Sopra Restaurant
405 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Chef Profiles

Read our interviews with the chefs who have helped Baltimore reach Number 2 on Zagat's Top Food Cities list.

Can’t Miss Culinary Experiences

Ballpark Food

The Baltimore Orioles and Delaware North Hit a Home Run with New Food Options…

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Explore Baltimore’s Craft Beer Scene

It’s no secret that Baltimore takes its beer seriously. One of the city’s first manufacturing industries was the brewing of National Bohemian beer, lovingly called "Natty Boh" by the locals.…

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Good Morning Baltimore Breakfast and Brunch Spots

Good morning, Baltimore! What better way to start your day than with a hearty meal at one of Baltimore’s many delicious breakfast and brunch spots?…

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Maryland Crab Feasts

In Baltimore, Maryland crab feasts are taken seriously – and are also serious fun.…

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The Buzz on the Baltimore Culinary Scene

See the food spots that locals are talking about on social.

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