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beautifully torched baked Alaska to perfectly plated chestnut Napoleon, the desserts alone make The Bygone worth a visit.

 

400 International Drive, 29th floor, Harbor East. 443-343-8200. thebygonerestaurant.com

 

HAWAIIAN
UNCLE’S HAWAIIAN GRINDZ

 

Chef Kaimana Chee has brought his winning ways to Fallston with this casual dining experience. The native Hawaiian was the winner of a 2016 episode of Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen,” a runner-up on “Guy’s Grocery Games” in 2015 and a contestant on Fox’s “MasterChef” in 2012. Try everything from poke to Kalua pig.

 

2315 Belair Road, Suite 2B, Fallston. 443-966-3999. eatatuncles.com

 

HOTDOG
STUGGY’S GOURMET HOT DOGS

 

Seriously, this is why God invented hot dogs. Traditionalists should stick with the Motor City (chili, cheddar cheese and onion) or the Chi Town (pickles, pepperoncini, relish, onion, mustard), but for something different, try the Bruce Lee (wrapped like an egg roll, with ginger slaw, green onion, cilantro and hot mustard). Hard to go wrong.

 

809 S. Broadway. 410-327-0228. stuggys.com

 

ICE CREAM
BMORE LICKS

 

Barbara Maloni knows ice cream. It’s essentially in her blood.

 

Her parents have owned an ice cream shop in her native Massachusetts for the past 25 years, and so do three of her brothers. She was born and raised in the same town that launched the national ice cream-rich restaurant chain Friendly's.

 

It should come as no surprise that Maloni would be the driving force behind Bmore Licks, the Canton ice cream shop that she opened in 2017 with more than 100 flavors of soft-serve ice cream. Try the cherry cheesecake, caramel Old Bay or praline. Or take note of Maloni’s favorites: Cookies and cream, peanut butter Reese’s pieces; or birthday cake. (You can also create your own blend.) The shop also serves 30 rotating flavors of homemade hard ice cream and more than 100 flavors of milkshakes. Talk about choices!

 

Maloni is able to create all of these options through a special machine that her parents had an engineer rig. Addan extremely high butter fat ratio and a semi-secret process of mixing the ice cream, and you get the mass offerings at the near-Patterson Park hot spot.

 

2437 Eastern Ave., Canton. 410-732- 5425. bmorelicks.com

 

INDIAN
AKBAR RESTAURANT

 

A Mount Vernon staple for three decades, the Akbar lures diners into its basement location with a classic menu—its chicken curry is delish, as are the crab malabar and the vegetarian thali (the latter is so good it might make meat lovers reconsider). Add some mulligatawny soup and naan, and you’ll understand this place’s staying power.

 

823 N. Charles St. 410-539-0944. akbar-restaurant.com

 

KOREAN
SHIN CHON

 

Here, patrons dive into a bevy of all-you-can-eat side dishes as their entree is grilled at the table before them, center stage. That’s Korean barbecue — dinner and a show, to