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Sometimes it suffers from neglect. But you'll find plenty else, like pastas and meat, and prices that are easy on the pocketbook. Shakespeare's Local Pete Brown. The first is the nearby Ambassador. Through our guides, we give people the power of a collective voice and the information to make smart decisions.
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Looking good"We have the best view on the South River He also has the former head chef of the luxe Corinthian in Annapolis cooking for him. You could call it Florida cuisine -- Osuna went to school in Miami -- and there's lots of seafood on the menu. But you'll find plenty else, like pastas and meat, and prices that are easy on the pocketbook. Donna's sproutsOnce if you wanted a roasted vegetable sandwich and a cafe latte you had to go downtown to Donna's.
Saigon, at Belair Road, gets high marks in the latest Zagat Survey for "phenomenal pho," "great value" and "warm family" atmosphere. Unfortunately, by the time the survey was published, the Vietnamese family who owned it had sold the place.
Last week, they opened a new, larger restaurant, Saigon Remembered, at York Road. It's located where the Empire Cafe used to be, across from the Senator Theater.
The menu has expanded, with a range of authentic Vietnamese dishes like noodle soups pho. New Zagat rankings for Baltimore shake up the top Although Zagat publishes annual updated guides, established restaurants are only re-rated, and re-ranked, every other year. Charleston remains on top of the Food and Decor ranking, with 29 out of a possible 30 points in both categories, and remains tied with the Prime Rib for best service, along with newcomer Tersiguel's. Top ranked restaurants by cuisine include Charleston new American. The Zagat survey: Baltimoreans among nation's least frequent diners.
Baltimoreans, a new Zagat survey says, are among the nation's least frequent diners, but they tip just fine. Only diners in Boston and Philadelphia say they dine out less frequently. Google has purchased Zagat. Here's the offiical annoucement by Marissa Meyer, vice president, local, maps and location services, on the Offical Google Blog "Zagat will be a cornerstone of our local offering," Meyer's statement said, " Monday Mailbox -- a new cheap eats guide, memories of Chez Panisse.
The 40th anniversary of Chez Panisse in Berkeley hasn't passed without notice. Here's a nice, long piece from Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle. I've never been but features colleague Michael Sragow has -- he was teaching a Berkeley graduate journalism course on writing on film.
He just told me that Chez Panisse was one of the few things that entirely lived up to its reputation.
Updated guide to Washington, DC, and Baltimore out today. Think of this an update of the previous edition, with new listings. But established restaurants have not been re-rated and re-ranked -- that happens every other year. Lebanese food still a draw at Carlyle Club.
Sometimes it suffers from neglect. But the Carlyle Club, Baltimore's only upscale Lebanese restaurant, seems to be reinvigorated by the attention its new sibling, the Spice Company in the Colonnade, is getting.
The Carlyle is actually the second restaurant of brothers Kehar and Binda Singh. The first is the nearby Ambassador. The brewer's artBeing a graduate student at Hopkins, Greg