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Dining and Sightseeing in Baltimore

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Details

On this fall outing, we will enjoy the diverse cuisines of the southeastern corner of Baltimore city while exploring its neighborhoods and waterfront sceneries.

We will begin our excursion in the popular and historic waterfront community of Fells Point. We will start lunch with Korean cuisine at Asahi Sushi Restaurant. This popular restaurant serves Korean dishes such as Bul-Go-Ki, Chop Chae Bob, and Pajun. They are also known for serving a good selection of sushi. Prices range from $4 - $20, while their sushi selection ranges from $16 - $30.

After lunch, we will have a choice of dessert at two ice cream shops that are on the same block. Pitango Gelato is an Italian ice-cream shop known for serving excellent gelato. Maggie Moos Ice Cream and Treatery is a franchise ice cream store with various flavors of ice cream, yogurt, and milkshakes. They are also known for serving unique treats such as ice cream pizza and ice cream cupcakes. After dessert, we will venture around the Fells Point community and waterfront.

We will conclude our journey in the Greektown neighborhood, which has been home to Baltimore’s Greek American community for over 80 years. We will eat dinner at Ikaros Restaurant, which serves authentic Greek cuisine and is a popular destination in the neighborhood. Prices range from $6 - $25.

*A detailed itinerary will be emailed one week before the date of the trip.

Important Information

-We will meet at Union Station at 9:15AM. We can all meet in front of the Starbucks in the Food Court.

-We will use the Greyhound Bus Service to travel to Baltimore; there are no direct routes to Downtown Baltimore from Washington, DC on the MegaBus or BoltBus services.

1) When entering Greyhound website, select the Tickets and Travel Info page and select Purchase Tickets.

2) Inside the Tickets box, select the Round Trip option. Under the Leaving From section, select Washington,DC; set the date and time for October 19, 2013 at Any Time. Under the Going To section, select Baltimore Downtown, MD; set the date and time for October 19, 2013 at Any Time. Select Search Schedules to continue.

3) For Select a Departure, choose 10:00AM -10:55AM. For Select a Return, choose 9:20PM – 10:40PM. Choose the fare that you wish to pay (round trip tickets range from $19 to $25.00). Select Continue to purchase your tickets.

-Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC. Union Station is also Metro accessible on the Red Line at the Union Station Metro Station. Parking at Union Station is available at their parking garage; however, the maximum cost is $22.00 for one day parking.

-Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions or concerns.

See you there!

Comments

  • Former member

    Former member

    Had a great time....nice meeting everyone.

    4 years ago
  • Louise

    Ate our way through Baltimore -- what a hardship! Great variation, thanks to Mario!

    4 years ago
  • Former member

    Former member

    Mario, thanks for another great dining experience!

    4 years ago