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Bronzini at Kali’s Court in Baltimore, Maryland

Kali’s Court:  A Restaurant Review

Ever heard of  a Bronzini?

Sounds like the ideal word for the game Balderdash or a few off-color jokes.  I, however, discovered the meaning: a species of fish also known as Mediterranean Sea Bass.

On a recent trip to Baltimore I  arranged to have dinner with a former college friend, one whom I hadn’t seen in about 15 years.  Leslie chose the restaurant: Kali’s Court in Fells Point, the wharf area of Baltimore. From the moment I arrived,  I couldn’t have been more pleased.

I valeted my car at the curb (a necessary service provided in this crowded district) and walked through an enchanted sidewalk garden.  Some fortunate diners were eating al fresco among hanging and potted ferns, large leaf philodendrons and votive candles that created an elegant, yet informal vibe.

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New Orleans Po’Boys

Restaurant Review: Johnny’s Po-Boys

Every year I go to Nawlin’s for Mardi Gras and every year I eat a po’boy or two…or three.  This year girlfriend Chris and I found ourselves outside Johnny’s Po-Boys.  You know when a line extends out the door and into the street, the food inside must be good. 

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Pop Rock Shrimp

Lang’s Marina Restaurant

307 West St. Marys Street
St. Marys, Georgia

Remember Pop Rocks—the tiny colorful candy nuggets that came in tightly sealed packets? You placed a few kernel-sized pieces on your tongue and they detonated in your mouth with a sizzling sound.I always thought the candy left a tingling sensation on my tongue.

Biting into a fried rock shrimp at Lang’s Seafood Restaurant in St. Marys, Georgia is very similar.The small shrimp are covered in a thin batter and briefly fried.They puff to the size of a cotton ball, but should not to be confused with popcorn shrimp.

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