There’s no place like home for a crab cake.
A Guatemalan chef at a Greek restaurant in Philadelphia made the best crab cake I ever ate outside of Maryland. It was lovingly prepared and packed with lump crab. The cake had another thing going...
The Mt. Washington Tavern blends the old with the new after the fire.
This is not the Mt. Washington Tavern of your college days and frolicking youth. Oh, you’ll still find the preppy crowds at the bar talking lacrosse and hunt clubs, but the surroundings have been...
How one local crabber followed his dream.
As a criminal-justice major at Towson University, Tony Conrad once dreamed of a career with the FBI. But after four years of working in telecommunications, the lifelong waterman could no longer...
The local chain expands to Towson.
The new Mo’s Seafood (1528 E. Joppa Rd., Towson, 410-823-3030)—with its pristine fish, giant menu, and handsome dining rooms—may bring the building back to its glory days. For years, the classy...
<p>Crabaret offers eating and altruism for the 10th year.</p>
Held in The Baltimore Museum of Art’s Sculpture Garden, Crabaret gives the grubby Eastern Shore crab-feast tradition a total makeover: trading out brown paper towel rolls for linens and cheap beer...
We Pick Our 20 Favorite Crab Houses
We have the scars to prove it. For weeks, we’ve been cracking our way through dozens—and dozens—of steamed crabs, nicking our fingers on the sharp-edged shells and enduring the salty sting of Old Bay...
This crab patty makes Baltimore proud
The search for a great crab cake never ends in Baltimore. When we heard that John Steven Ltd. (1800 Thames St., 410-327-5561) was boasting about the merits of its patty, we had to check it out....
Our Baltimore delicacy makes its appearance in an array of clever dishes. Check out our favorites.
We haven't lost our allegiance to steamed crabs and crab cakes. (That will never happen.) We just felt it was time to pay homage to all the other ways crabmeat gets used in restaurants around these...
Gianni’s serves up crabs, Italian cuisine, and even doughnuts.
Meatballs, doughnuts, and steamed crabs may seem like an odd combo, but a restaurant in Halethorpe is offering all three under the same roof. Greg Orendorff, who owns Gianni's Italian Bistro (3720...
We've found 23 great spots to satisfy your cravings.
Sometimes, you just have to get down and dirty. And when it comes to our beloved steamed crabs, we wouldn't have it any other way. For months, we've been picking and clawing our way through local...