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Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen is a digital associate editor for Baltimore, where she blogs about food, events, lifestyle, and community news. A Baltimore native and recent Towson University grad, she loves taking advantage of all that Charm City has to offer. She’s also a huge fan of spicy cocktails and ‘90s cover bands.


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In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Little Fig Bakeshop; Blue Dog BBQ Co.; AJ’s Deli

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Arts District

Baltimore Rock Opera Society Puts On First-Ever Halloween Show

Lurid Happenings adds magic and performance to the BROS annual October bash.

In Good Taste

Chili Season is Here and We Can Barely Contain Ourselves

Celebrate with cook-off competitions and hearty bowls around town.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Gypsy’s Truckstaurant; Fadensonnen; The Nickel Taphouse

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Just Call Me Chef Movement Empowers Female Chefs of Color

Group of women unites to launch calendar and raise funds for the cause.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Peter’s Inn; Zuzu’s Gourmet Donuts; Cross Street Market

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Federal Hill Bar Hosting Benefit for Family of Shooting Victim

One Star Country Club is donating total proceeds to the family of Timothy Moriconi.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: L’Eau de Vie; The Dizz; Order & Chaos

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Gertrude’s Celebrates 20 Years of Chesapeake Cuisine

The best is yet to come for chef John Shields’ famed restaurant inside the BMA.

In Good Taste

The Sporty Dog is Changing The Way Baltimore Thinks About Hot Dogs

Mother-and-daughter team uses local ingredients to craft vegan and all-natural dogs.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Prime Corner; Blackwall Hitch; Cafe Zen

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Gundalow Juice Stops Production to Focus on Catering Services

CEO and founder Dana Sicko discusses the next chapter with Gundalow Gourmet.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: 101 Baltimore; Roggenart; Mueller's Delicatessen

The latest openings, closings, and recent news.

On The Town

How Kid-Friendly Should Craft Breweries Be?

Following new rules at Union Craft Brewing, the local community weighs in.

In Good Taste

Best Bites to Try at This Year's Baltimore Seafood Festival

No matter what kind of seafood lover you are, the waterfront fête offers plenty of options.

In Good Taste

New Taco Noche Stand To Offer Late-Night Eats in Hampden

The Rotunda spot will feature Northern Mexican-style tacos and snacks until 3 a.m.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Gnocchetto; Sobeachy Haitian Cuisine; The Fudgery

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Arts District

Web Series The Whole Bushel Brings Artists Together Over Crabs

The Real News Network show, hosted by Eze Jackson, enters a new phase.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Tersiguel's; Indigma; Union Collective Updates

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Aug. 31-Sept. 3

The best things to do in Baltimore this Labor Day Weekend.

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