New Severna Park cafe has homemade bread

TABLE TALK

September 20, 2001|By Elizabeth Large | Elizabeth Large,SUN RESTAURANT CRITIC

Any restaurant that bakes its own bread deserves notice. In this case, it's the new Cafe Boulevard at 548 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. The food is casual, mostly sandwiches, salads and homemade soups, with a few hot entrees like quiche, turkey divan and boeuf bourgignon. Just about everything is made on the premises and priced under $10.

Cafe Boulevard is open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch and early supper. There's also a coffee and smoothie bar.

More than martinis

Sure, you can go to the hip, new Sonar in Canton for a cosmopolitan or a dirty martini, but the bar and lounge at 3000 O'Donnell St. also offers specialty coffee drinks and desserts from Sweet Indulgence.

Sonar is open every night from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., with a DJ to provide background music for your French-press coffee and cheesecake or fruit tart.

Pizza no more

Pisa Pizza Buffet, the all-you-can-eat pizza place in the York Road shopping center across from the Timonium Fairgrounds, has closed a couple of years after it opened. In its place look for a Panera Bread Company to open. That's the bakery-cafe chain previously known as Au Bon Pain.

Table Talk welcomes interesting tidbits of restaurant news. Please send suggestions to Elizabeth Large, Table Talk, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278; fax to 410-783-2519; or e-mail to elizabeth.large@baltsun.com.

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