Meet the Editor


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: Maximón; 101 Baltimore; El Salto

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

The Chatter

What to Expect from the Revitalization of Baltimore’s Historic Chinatown

Developers and community leaders plan a modern interpretation of the forgotten district.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Clean Juice; Michael’s Cafe; The Civil

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Get to Know Diverse Vendors Moving Into Cross Street Market

Lineup includes many minority and female-owned businesses.

In Good Taste

The Most Decadent Dishes to Try This Valentine’s Day

Indulge in truffles, pasta, and red velvet cake at these romantic restaurants.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Orto; TigerStyle; Ristorante Firenze

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

First Look Inside Alexander Brown Restaurant Downtown

Namesake merchant’s philosophies live on through worldly dishes and elegant design.

Food & Drink

Annapolis Restaurant Guide

Dine at these state capital eateries and explore what the historic city has on its plate.

In Good Taste

Encantada Closes Inside the American Visionary Art Museum

Whimsical concept by chef Robbin Haas transforming into new cafe in the coming weeks.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Peter Chang Restaurant; The Elephant; Cafe Andamiro

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes Gets Married in LA

Goldman's mentor, chef Cindy Wolf, was among the many guests at the California ceremony.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: The Urban Burger Bar; Charmed; Dining Deals for Furloughed Workers

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Arts District

The Soap Myth Examines Holocaust Horrors and History

Ed Asner and Baltimore-born playwright Jeff Cohen discuss script and Jewish experience.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Twisted Teahouse; Mera Kitchen Pop-Up; Pasta Mista

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Why Baltimore Restaurant Week Feels More Important Than Ever

Despite recent closures, industry looks forward to starting 2019 on a high note.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Ouzo Beach; Mexican on the Run; Atwater’s Soup Month

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

On The Town

Celebrate Ravens Playoff Run at These Bars and Tailgates

Drink specials and purple parties happening this wild-card weekend.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: 818 Market; Conrad’s Seafood; Greetings & Readings

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Arts District

New Remington Mural Brings Pops of Color to Sisson Street Park

Community hub continues to thrive with art by Greg Gannon and Carol P. Jarvis.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Zeke’s Coffee; Bmore Licks; The Hoof Cafe; Remington Wine Co.

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

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