January 2nd, 2018
Zagat names Baltimore one of the 30 ‘most exciting food cities’
Originally published December 21, 2017
By Baltimore Business Journal
Baltimore’s food scene got more national recognition this week with a spot on Zagat’s 30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America for 2017.
Naturally, seafood was a highlight of Zagat’s review, which pointed to Andrew Carmellini’s new Rye Street Tavern and Loch Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel as evidence the city is keeping its maritime heritage alive.
The ranking, assembled based on recommendations from food editors across the country, also praised restaurants from established Baltimore chefs – like James Beard Award winner Spike Gjerde’s Woodberry Kitchen and five-time James Beard finalist Cindy Wolf’s Charleston – as well as up-and-coming spots such as Ida B’s Table, Dylan’s Oyster Cellar, Tagliata and its sister speakeasy, the Elk Room.