2330 Smith Ave. (corner of Smith and Old Pimlico Road). Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Wednesdays; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. (410) 653-5333. Uptown Eats is the perfect neighborhood place for people like me -- a person of the single persuasion who loves the idea that fast food can mean more than a hamburger, fries and cola.
Two of my favorites are the chunky white albacore tuna salad sandwich and the homemade all-breast chicken salad sandwich. They are $4.25 each and can be a meal in themselves. All sandwiches are served on your choice of thick, hand-sliced rye, sunflower seed, whole wheat, pumpernickel, white bread or a kaiser roll.
The extensive menu includes hot turkey sandwiches, corned beef Reubens, lasagna, strombolis, chicken and pizza. And how many fast food places offer Greek specialties such as tyropita, a blend of cheeses wrapped in phyllo that costs $4.25?