Food & Drink

The Tastemakers: Movers and Shakers on Charm City’s Hospitality Scene

Our salute to the restaurant and bar industry pros who’ve defined the culinary landscape, not only breaking the mold but blazing new trails to tantalize our tastebuds.
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Photo Essay: Maryland Foxhunting Tradition Carries On in Greenspring Valley
For huntsman Ashley Hubbard, it's all about the hounds.
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The Tastemakers: Ashish Alfred
Aside from transforming the southwestern corner of Broadway in Fells Point, the chef has also led the way in Baltimore's non-alcoholic drink revolution.
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The Tastemakers: Mera Kitchen Collective
The Mera team isn't just in it to feed people, but also to bring them together, realizing how food can unite diverse communities.
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The Tastemakers: Steve Chu & Ephrem Abebe
The amiable owners weren't seeking fortune or fame when they opened Ekiben. Their renown just happened, though in retrospect, how could fusion fare this delicious and a duo this likable not steal the spotlight?
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The Tastemakers: Nancy Devine
For decades now, the 87-year-old has been feeding Baltimoreans her jumbo-lump crab cakes, widely regarded to be the best in the state.
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The Tastemakers: Alex & Eric Smith
Over the last 16 years, the brothers behind Atlas Restaurant Group have opened a whopping 30 restaurants across four states.
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The Tastemakers: David & Tonya Thomas
The owners of H3irloom Food Group were the first to uplift and pay homage to the African-American food roots of the Chesapeake Bay region and the broader diaspora—and that ethos infuses everything they do.
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The Tastemakers: Cindy Wolf & Tony Foreman
The power pair behind Foreman Wolf Restaurant Group has shown the rest of the world what locals already know: In a city that sometimes suffers from an image issue, Baltimore has style to spare.
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The Tastemakers: Spike Gjerde
With the opening of Gjerde's Woodberry Kitchen, farm-to-table dining became a part of the local lexicon.
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The Tastemakers: Carlos Raba & Lane Harlan
A seemingly permanent line waits for a seat inside Clavel in Remington, which is not only a restaurant, but a nixtamaleria, a mezcaleria, and one of the hippest places in town.
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The Tastemakers: Rosemary Liss & Will Mester
The duo, which also oversees one of Baltimore’s first natural wine programs, helped put our little city on the national map with Le Comptoir du Vin.

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