On Sunday February 3, 2012, it was official. The Baltimore Ravens defeated The San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
What do distinctive Chesapeake cuisine, impeccable artwork, and a pristine ambiance have in common? All three can be seen, sampled, and indulged at Gertrude’s in Baltimore, Maryland.
Pizza is everyone’s favorite pastime. Being a Baltimore native, I’ve been told that I haven’t experienced pizza at all, until I’ve experienced it in New York City. For many years I’ve agreed until I’ve come across a place in in the Fells point area called BOP. BOP is an acronym for Brick Oven Pizza. We’re talking more than basic pita bread, tomato sauce, cheese and toppings here; it’s more of a delectable journey. Care to join me?
As I walked through its wooden doors, I was taken aback by its Mediterranean ambiance, as well as the smooth jazz that filled the air. I was taken to a quiet table in the corner where I viewed the extensive menu. There were also organic and gluten free selections, which are a rarity, for many restaurants in Baltimore.
Rye Rye is a rapper/dancer from Baltimore. The talent is signed to N.E.E.T (Not in Education, Employment or Training) Recordings, a label founded by M.I.A.