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About Amy Langrehr

Collaborator, cook, writer, city chicken keeper, Baltimorean
Latest Posts | By Amy Langrehr

Thanksgiving sides, family favorites and new traditions

Sides. Even the word indicates an afterthought. Not at Thanksgiving. Nope. Sides can really be some of the best things of the entire meal. Give me turkey, though, I …
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Strawberry Salad with Mustardy Vinaigrette
6 months ago

Strawberry Salad with Mustardy Vinaigrette

Spring and summer are prime time for salads with fresh, local ingredients. That first weekend when you spy rows of boxes filled with ripe, red strawberries, it’s the best. …
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What is real and what makes you happy?
7 months ago

What is real and what makes you happy?

When I read this Forbes article about how social media can affect your emotional well-being, I thought, of course. Yes.

But, wait. You don’t have …
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Steak Tartare at HOME. You can do this.
9 months ago

Steak Tartare at HOME. You can do this.

Steak tartare is seriously one of my very favorite things. I definitely crave it. If it’s on the menu and I know and trust the place, I’m down. A …
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Best bites of 2018

Here’s to the new year ahead, but first a look back at some of the best things I ate at restaurants this year. (I might also do a post of …
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My Guide To Baltimore Restaurants – Finally!
1 year ago

My Guide To Baltimore Restaurants – Finally!

“Where should I take out of towners?” “Where should my office do a happy hour?” “What do you consider a Baltimore classic?” “Where can we take the kids and no …
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The Ivy Hotel: An Otherworldly Staycation
2 years ago

The Ivy Hotel: An Otherworldly Staycation

The idea of a staycation has always appealed to me. For me, traveling hasn’t really been something I crave. I know a lot of people live for it. I mean, …
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Luxury on the Weekend: The Sagamore Pendry Baltimore
2 years ago

Luxury on the Weekend: The Sagamore Pendry Baltimore

It might suprise people to learn that Baltimore now has a has a handful of luxury hotels. BALTIMORE. Recently, I was lucky enough to stay in the city’s newest one …
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The Bluebird: Creative Cocktails, Big Ice, Small Plates and Hemingway
2 years ago

The Bluebird: Creative Cocktails, Big Ice, Small Plates and Hemingway

I bought my house in Hampden in 2000. Yep, my neighborhood’s gotten better and better every year. And, when you look at the restaurants, even more so. I got into …
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Hersh’s Bartender Ali Dryer, Quietly Making Some of Baltimore’s Best Drinks
2 years ago

Hersh’s Bartender Ali Dryer, Quietly Making Some of Baltimore’s Best Drinks

I’d seen Ali Dryer there at Hersh’s behind the bar a million times. She’s quietly charming and always happy to make me her favorite new cocktail, tell me about …
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