Review: Iron Rooster’s adult pop-tart and more

Restaurant: Iron Rooster Neighborhood: Canton (at Canton Crossing) Architecture/Ambiance: Iron Rooster occupies the former Farmstead Grill space, which is open with soaring beams and a nice whitewash. Service: It was a media event, so I'm sure it was turned up a notch, but they were quick, friendly, and up for a little bantering. Food, food, food: Pro tip: …

Nacho Mama’s opening in Towson

Restaurateurs Jackie McCusker and Phil Gelso announced today plans to open their award-winning Tex-Mex restaurant, Nacho Mama’s, in downtown Towson. This is Nacho’s second site and will be located on the corner of York Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. The 6,700-sq.-ft. restaurant will feature casual seating, outdoor tables, a welcoming bar, and private dining space. “Opening …

Five things Friday: Foodie happenings in Baltimore

There is a lot happening right now in the Baltimore food scene! B&O's Champagne and Oyster happy hour is back. From now through Sept 30 from7-10pm,  B&O AmericanBrasserie is reviving their popular TuesdayVeuveday promotion: A glass of Veuve Clicquot and a half-dozen oysters during the 7 p.m. hour for $7 each A glass of Veuve Clicquot …

Save 10% on Baltimore’s inaugural seafood festival!

Get ready for the first annual Baltimore Seafood Festival! The festival will debut on Saturday, September 20 from 12- 6pm at the Canton Waterfront Park. AND I'm offering a promo code! Participating restaurants include: Aggio, Bond Street Social, Barcocina, Langermanns, Café Gia, Farmstead Grill, Heavy Seas Alehouse, Ryleigh’s Oyster, Captain James Landing, Jimmy’s Famous Seafood, Blue …

Head to B&O American in August to try its throwback menu

B&O American Brasserie celebrates its 5th anniversary in August and invites the public to try its initial menu that started it all! I've frequented and written about B&O many times over the past five years and highly recommend that you check out this Baltimore gem. $5 Cocktails (Flight of all 3: $14) Horsecar (My favorite!!): Dorothy Parker …

4 tips for acting like a socialite* while maintaining your sanity

I consider myself someone who loves to be social but also appreciates a good night on the couch. Most weeks, I have 2-3 things going on after work/on the weeks, but I try to balance it with plenty of nights in. Last week, though, I was a crazy busy socialite* with back-to-back events. On Tuesday, …

5 things Friday

It's been a busy week! I'm pretty much exhausted, but from really fun, important things. Here are five things that I'm reading/loving/wanting this Friday: Homemade, natural pet repellent: We have a new couch and two new rugs—and our one cat, Jack, loves them. Love to scratch them, that is, and the store-bought sprays work well, but they're …

Currently loving …

B'More Organic drinks. The very kind Andrew at B'More Organic reached out to me about reviewing B'More Organic's line of products*, and I excitedly agreed. Who wouldn't want to drink something with tons of protein and very little sugar? As a runner, the products were really intriguing to me. Each product is packed with 15-23 g …

What/where I’ve been writing

I’ve been writing a lot recently, which makes me happy. In case you missed the memo via my Tumblr name, I like to write. Here are a few recent posts/articles: BMoreMedia Restaurants rise from the rubble in historic buildings Dishcrawl eyes Hampden, Fells Point, and Baltimore County for its next culinary adventure CBS Baltimore Best …