The Reserve is now 1542 Gastropub

March 15, 2012|By Richard Gorelick | The Baltimore Sun

The Reserve in Federal Hill shut itself down at the end of February and reopened on March 9 as 1542 Gastropub.

The chef at 1542 Gastropub is Cyrus Keefer, formerly of Saute and Brasserie 10 South.

1542 Gastropub has a new website, a new Facebook page and a new Twitter account (@1542Gastropub)/.

You can read about the restaurant's rebranding efforts here.

A menu of snacks, greens and meats and cheese is posted on the website. But there doesn't appear to be a regular menu of entrees. Instead, daily entrees and features are posted at the restaurant and on the Facebook page.

The snacks include the following: Creekstone Beef Carpaccio with chili-eggplant relish, Grana Padano cheese, aged balsamic and toast; tuna wonton tacos and a wood-grilled octopus pizza with cured lemon, olive, harissa and cucumber crema.

The greens plates are things like a cucumber and bread salad and strawberry and pickled asparagus salad with baby arugula and goat cheese.

Meats and cheeses can be gathered up for $5 each and paired with $2 accompaniments like truffle honey, olives, pickles and barbecued almonds.

1542 Gastrpub is at 1542 Light St. in Federal Hill. For information call 410-605-0955 or go

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