Local Activities | September 18, 2014
Baltimore is a working class, multi-cultural city with many traditions that date back hundreds of years. The diverse cultures are celebrated every year with ethnic festivals in Baltimore that run throughout the year. Baltimore is also known for its great seafood. Located near the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore is rich in seafood resources which are a staple of the area’s dinner tables and restaurants. The city can boast the finest seafood in the Mid-Atlantic region. There are hundreds of restaurants in the city with different types of specialties. Travel sites from around the globe offer their favorite restaurants in the city. Travel Channel limited their choice to just 5 restaurants not to miss restaurants in Baltimore. There are many districts in the city that have great restaurants and dining experiences including Fell’s Point, Little Italy, Downtown, Inner Harbor and more reaching out to the suburbs.
The Baltimore area is known for its seafood dishes, especially the steamed blue crab and crab cakes. However, there are other dishes and treats that are very popular including soft crab sandwiches, pit beef, bull & oyster roasts, Berger cookies, Polock Johnny Sausages and Rheb’s Homemade Cookies to just name a few. There are many Maryland food festivals throughout the year celebrating the different types of food native to the area, especially the blue crab. Maryland is also a great wine-producing state with many local wineries that you can visit throughout the year.
Adding to the list of seafood festivals, the first annual Baltimore Seafood Festival will take place at Canton Waterfront Park on Saturday, September 20th from noon to 6pm. The seafood festival will feature local restaurants showcasing their signature seafood dishes. Participating restaurants will serve a variety of seafood delights from octopus to crab cakes to squid, crab soup, and much more. The Baltimore Seafood Festival is fun for the entire family with cooking demonstrations, music, wine tastings, yoga demonstrations, a family area with toys, games, face painting and much more. The seafood festival is sponsored by B Scene Events and Promotions and Smirnoff. A portion of the proceeds for the event will benefit the Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance. There are many ticket options for the event depending on what type of culinary experience you wish to have. Be sure to buy tickets in advance as they will be selling out quickly since there is only a limited amount of tickets that can be sold. ezStorage is very proud to be a part of Baltimore’s diverse, culturally rich and fantastic food communities! Stop in to one of our 15 Baltimore storage facilities to see how we can help with any of your storage needs.