Restored menu, mustard doors and other sightings of this May

Jacques Kelly

May 20, 1991|By Jacques Kelly

May in Baltimore is the pollen season, which makes life miserable for allergy sufferers. Still, through these bloodshot eyes I've noticed these developments:

The Pimlico Restaurant's management learned that its customers don't like having their culinary traditions upset. The dining patrons voted with their silverware and expelled a new menu that made its ill-fated debut in January. The small portions and limited number of entrees proved highly unpopular at the restaurant, at Reisterstown Road and Hooks Lane in the Pikesville area. There were nights this winter when customers were scarce at the normally packed gathering spot.

Earlier this month, the old 14-page menu -- with its What artistic desecration seems to be taking place at When the Louisville press crowd converges on Baltimore for I never knew that the famous Whitman's chocolate sampler box is Baltimore-born. Some 3 million of the familiar The cascading white flower exploding all over the sides of The harbor's reconstruction continues. Belt's Wharf, on Fell The first poles to support the electric wires on the Centra Looking good on a fine May afternoon are the Victorian More than 100 bidders packed the Harris Auction Galleries in And what animal competed for interest at Saturday's running of the Preakness Stakes? A monkey that visited the track with an old-fashioned organ grinder. Man and animal were the hit of the grandstand.

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