Dining

The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill has opened at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster, a seafood bar with locations at Mount Vernon Marketplace and Arlington, VA, is opening its third location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of Rallo’s Restaurant and Big Matty’s Diner, but it has been vacant since 2015.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

Dulceology, a bakery inspired by El Salvadorian and Latin American desserts, has opened at 1138 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor retail space was previously a real estate office and mental health services business in recent years. Dulceology owners and sisters Alejandra and Nicole Leiva spent recent months transforming the space into the retail and commercial bakery.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Restaurant Sofushion Cafe’ will open this Sunday at 6 S. Poppleton St. in Hollins Market. The two-story restaurant space is in a free-standing building that has been vacant in recent years.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Last week, The Daily Meal published an article titled “The 101 Best Pizzas in America” and Federal Hill’s Pizza di Joey came in at #80. This is the second honor for the Cross Street Market pizza shop this year as it also won best pizza in The Baltimore Sun’s Readers’ Choice poll.

| September 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Looking for some great dishes to get around South Baltimore? Here are a few recent favorites which include two pizzas in Riverside, Pit Beef in Federal Hill, fried chicken in Federal Hill, and snowballs in Locust Point.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

A new focaccia business called Solo Focaccia has launched out of a home in Locust Point. Solo sells focaccia on its website that can be picked up at different pop-up locations around the city.

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An anchor tenant closes at Power Plant, a local businesses is expanding, an apartment building is planned for Downtown, and the Best of Baltimore winners from South Baltimore.

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

SoBo Café has launched a chicken wrap concept called Fowl Play Wraps. The wraps are available for carryout from SoBo Café or for delivery through GrubHub.

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Like many businesses, Federal Hill pizza shop TinyBrickOven’s sales were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic which made paying some bills difficult for owner Will Fagg. This led to him reaching out to his email and social media subscribers last month letting them know about a $2,000-plus electric bill that he was struggling to pay. He wanted to see if they could come in to support him by buying some pizza.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

Moo Moo Cows ice cream shop opened last month at 926 Light St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor space was formerly part of the Marcus-Boyd Realty office which is still open in a separate suite in the building.

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tabrizi’s Reopens its Restaurant at HarborView

Tabrizi’s Reopens its Restaurant at HarborView

Tabrizi’s has reopened its restaurant at 500 HarborView Dr. in the HarborView development of Federal Hill. Tabrizi’s, which first opened as a restaurant in 2007, became so popular for weddings and corporate events over the years that it couldn’t consistently operate its dining room for walk-in business. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down its events business, Tabrizi’s has returned back to its roots.

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen, which remains open for carry-out, will be transitioning its small dining room into a Mediterranean market. Baba’s Owner Farid Salloum said the transition is starting to take place and the market will open on September 10th.

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Deaf-Owned Business ‘Crepe Crazy’ Coming to Cross Street Market

Deaf-Owned Business ‘Crepe Crazy’ Coming to Cross Street Market

The Cross Street Market team of Caves Valley Partners and CANAdev announced today that deaf-owned business Crepe Crazy will be opening a stall in September. Crepe Crazy is under construction on a previously unoccupied stall in the east end of the market between Steve’s Lunch and Sobeachy Haitian Cuisine.

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Himalayan Bistro Closes in Federal Hill, Hopes to Reopen in Smaller Neighborhood Space

Himalayan Bistro Closes in Federal Hill, Hopes to Reopen in Smaller Neighborhood Space

Himalayan Bistro has closed its Indian and Nepalese restaurant at 1030 Light St. in Federal Hill. Owner Danny Lamichhane told SouthBMore.com he is currently searching for a smaller space in the neighborhood to reopen his business.

| August 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Fresh Cleaners and Hair Cuttery Close at McHenry Row, NovaCare Relocating to the Shopping Center

Fresh Cleaners and Hair Cuttery Close at McHenry Row, NovaCare Relocating to the Shopping Center

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, there continues to be retail closures and changes at McHenry Row in Locust Point. New closures at the shopping center now include Hair Cuttery and Fresh Cleaners, which join the recently-closed World of Beer and The Urban Oyster. McHenry Row is adding one new business as NovaCare Rehabilitation is relocating to a newly-created retail suite.

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Riverside Taphouse Opens on Light Street

Riverside Taphouse Opens on Light Street

Riverside Taphouse opened recently at 1542 Light St. in Riverside/South Baltimore. It was in a soft opening for the last two months doing carry-out, but its menu and bar has been at full operation in the last couple of weeks with some indoor and outdoor seating.

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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