Tag: mom

Syosset, NY: Arata

Whenever I visit my parents on Long Island, we make sure to grab some sushi. It’s a family and we love sharing a few different rolls. I really only eat tuna and salmon, the rest of my immediate family is the same way so there’s no feeling guilty […]

Cheese Plate

Remmington: Parts and Labor

The newest restaurant to the Spike Gjerde empire is Parts and Labor in Charles Village/Remington. I’ve been to Woodberry Kitchen and Artifact Coffee which are both owned by Spike and Amy Gjerde and I love them (as does almost everyone else in Baltimore) so I had high hopes for Parts […]

Spanakopita

Harbor East: Ouzo Bay

My parents love Greek Food, so when they came to visit, I suggested trying Ouzo Bay in Harbor East. My parents don’t come down to Baltimore very often, so when they’re here I want to make sure we go someplace they’re going to love. I’ve also heard great […]

Butternut Squash Soup

Federal Hill: Liv2Eat

Update: Liv2Eat is now closed Recently, my Mom came to visit and wanted to go someplace nice in Federal Hill. When she’s in town, we don’t often explore the area and she wants to get a feel for the whole city, including the neighborhood where I live. in […]

Flagel

Woodbury, NY: Gabby’s Bagels

When I’m home, I always make it a point to stop at Gabby’s Bagels in Woodbury (despite the horribly slow service.) And that’s really saying something because when I say the service is slow, I mean slow. Don’t expect a visit to take less than 20 minutes, regardless of what […]

Chefs Creation

Syosset, NY: Kado

Sushi is one of those items that its either really fresh and delicious, or horrible and can make you terribly sick. Fortunately, at Kado in Syosset, the fish is fresh and the rolls are delicious. On a recent trip home my parents asked me where I wanted to go […]

Hampden: Golden West Cafe

Recently, my mom came for a quick visit to Baltimore to spend time with me. For brunch one morning, she asked me to take her to one of my favorite places with ‘a unique Baltimore experience.’ With that, I knew exactly where to take her, Golden West Cafe […]

Mount Washington: Nickel Taphouse

If you’re wandering around Mount Washington looking for someplace to grab a good bite to eat in a casual environment, why not try Nickel Taphouse? The newest restaurant by the owner of Birroteca (amazing Italian food and pizza in in Hampden). The  interior of the restaurant was designed […]