American Food

Hampden: The Food Market

In April, I went to the Food Market for brunch and I loved it. The Food Market is located right off the avenue in Hampden and they serve upscale comfort food. A friend and I were recently celebrating some exciting news and went to The Food Market for dinner.

The Food Market

The Food Market

After looking over the menu, we decided to share the Amish Soft Pretzels which I loved when I visited for brunch. They came with beer cheese fondue for dipping. The pretzels were soft and fluffy like pretzels should be. But the beer cheese fondue was awesome, it was made with pepper jack cheese and had a wonderful spiciness to it.

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Amish Soft Pretzels

We also decided to share the Pan Roasted Pop Corn. It was topped with basil, grated cheese and truffle oil. The popcorn was good, but I wish the topping was more evenly spread throughout the dish.

Pan Roasted Pop Corn

Pan Roasted Pop Corn

For our main course, my friend ordered the Steak Frites. She chose the roseda sirloin cut which came with 3 onion butter, truffle parmesan fries, all the local veggies, w 36 st steak sauce. The steak was delicious and PACKED with flavor!

Steak Frites

Steak Frites

The Truffle Parmesan Fries that came with the dish were also delicious. They were thin, crispy and had an amazing flavor to them.

Truffle Parmesan Fries

Truffle Parmesan Fries

For my main course, I ordered the Chargrilled Lamb Rack. It came with whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus, and avenue 1 sauce. The lamb was delicious but I wasn’t a huge fan of the sauce, it was too tomato-y. The portion was also huge and the mashed potatoes were nice and creamy.

Chargrilled Lamb Rack

Chargrilled Lamb Rack

The food at The Food Market is easily some of the best in Baltimore and a perfect place to celebrate any special occasion.

The Food Market is located at 1017 W 36th St. in Hampden.

Know of any other brunch spots or restaurants in Hampden I need to try? Let me know in the comments below!

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Some other dinner spots I’ve enjoyed, Bistro RX, Creme, and The Nickel Taphouse.

Here are my thoughts on brunch at The Food Market.

Check out a fellow food bloggers review of the Food Market for dinner.

Looking for a place to eat? Check out Rachel’s Baltimore Restaurant List
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