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 the best things I cooked this year, as I definitely was in my own kitchen more!)


Pepperoni pizza at Pizza John’s


Fried Chicken at Rye Street Tavern


Spinach and cheese croissant at LB Bakery at the Lord Baltimore Hotel


Steak tartare and whipped ricotta at Rec Pier Chop House


Tagliatelle with clams, fennel salami and white beans at Gnocco


Vegan chocolates at Jinji’s Chocolates


Fish tacos at La Food Marketa


Breakfast (via Uber Eats) from Pete’s Grille 


Tacos al Pastor at Cocina Luchadoras


Tempura Broccoli (again) at Ekiben


Scallops at Petit Louis Bistro


Funghi Tagliatelle at Cinghiale


Peanut Butter “Tasty Cakes” at The Food Market 


Scallop Toast at Grand Cru


Macarons at Sacré Sucré


Smoked bluefish paté at Peter’s Inn

Sushi at Nanami Cafe