In the midst of recent growth and downtown development, Baltimore is breaking away from its culinary stereotypes and emerging as city that is attracting some extraordinary restaurants and talented chefs. While embracing the local food movement, the city is w being recognized for an expanding culinary movement. Newcomers and homegrown chefs alike are charming diners with delicious variations staring the perennial favorite, crab, as well as offering unique options like frankenfish tacos and hearts of palm crab cakes that are becoming the taste of Charm City.With more than eighty recipes for the home cook from over fifty of the city's most celebrated eateries and showcasing photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Baltimore Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and locals alike.
Kathy Wielech Patterson has written everything from auction catalogs to fine jewelry appraisals to reports on social welfare issues. It wasn't until she started the food blog, Minxeats.com, that she understood that her true writing love was food.Neal Patterson, for many years a writer in the financial industry, is primarily a fiction writer. He's contributed to the anthologies The Dead Walk! and Hey Kids, Comics!, and on the website Channel 37: Serial Science Fiction from the Distant Reaches of UHF. Together, the Pattersons have written for local magazines like Discover Baltimore and Towson Life, and online sites like Sniffapalooza Magazine. They are also the authors of Food Lovers' Guide to Baltimore (Globe Pequot Press).