Baltimore and Chesapeake Bay Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern travels to the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore, Maryland, for blue crabs and much more.


Activities
Church Creek
Andrew Zimmern traveled to this town in the Chesapeake Bay area where he met with Rhonda Aaron, a champion muskrat skinner who has won numerous awards for the way she cooks the animal. Andrew sampled barbecued muskrat.
  • Dorchester County, MD
  • Church Creek, MD US

Church Creek

Andrew Zimmern traveled to this town in the Chesapeake Bay area where he met with Rhonda Aaron, a champion muskrat skinner who has won numerous awards for the way she cooks the animal. Andrew sampled barbecued muskrat.
Dorchester County, MD Church Creek, MD, US
Hooper's Island and Church Creek Eels
Andrew Zimmern went out on the Chesapeake Bay with Dorchester County waterman Justin Aaron to assist in checking the status of eel pots. The two enjoyed steamed blue crab and grilled eel.
  • Dorchester County, MD
  • MD US

Hooper's Island and Church Creek Eels

Andrew Zimmern went out on the Chesapeake Bay with Dorchester County waterman Justin Aaron to assist in checking the status of eel pots. The two enjoyed steamed blue crab and grilled eel.
Dorchester County, MD , MD, US
JM Clayton Seafood Company
Chesapeake Bay may be the most famous source in the US for blue crabs, and the best crabs are handpicked in big quantities at an amazing speed at JM Clayton, where quality control is conducted at the highest level.
  • 108 Commerce Street
  • Cambridge, MD 21613 US

JM Clayton Seafood Company

Chesapeake Bay may be the most famous source in the US for blue crabs, and the best crabs are handpicked in big quantities at an amazing speed at JM Clayton, where quality control is conducted at the highest level.
108 Commerce Street Cambridge, MD, US
Lotte Plaza Grocery
Baltimore is home to a large Korean immigrant population, and you’ll find some of the most authentic Korean foods at Lotte Plaza Grocery, such as cod roe, fried seaweed and soondae (blood sausage).
  • Various Locations
  • Ellicott City, MD 21043 US

Lotte Plaza Grocery

Baltimore is home to a large Korean immigrant population, and you’ll find some of the most authentic Korean foods at Lotte Plaza Grocery, such as cod roe, fried seaweed and soondae (blood sausage).
Various Locations Ellicott City, MD, US
Five Seeds Farm
Local ingredients from Five Seeds Farm are used at Woodberry Kitchen. Some of the essential items cultivated at the farm are sorrel and fingerling potatoes.
  • 16528 Dubbs Rd.,
  • Sparks, MD 21152 US

Five Seeds Farm

Local ingredients from Five Seeds Farm are used at Woodberry Kitchen. Some of the essential items cultivated at the farm are sorrel and fingerling potatoes.
16528 Dubbs Rd., Sparks, MD, US
Phone: +1 202-573-7376
Arabbing
Baltimore is the last place in America where you can still find arabbers, vendors who sell fresh fruits and vegetables from a horse-drawn cart that goes up and down neighborhood streets.
  • West of Downtown Baltimore
  • Baltimore, MD US

Arabbing

Baltimore is the last place in America where you can still find arabbers, vendors who sell fresh fruits and vegetables from a horse-drawn cart that goes up and down neighborhood streets.
West of Downtown Baltimore Baltimore, MD, US

Restaurants & Bars
Mary Mervis Deli
Visit this deli at the world-famous Lexington Market, where Baltimoreans have been shopping and eating since 1782. Among the deli’s must-try items is its famous beef tongue sandwich.
  • 400 West Lexington Street
  • Baltimore, MD 21201 US

Mary Mervis Deli

Visit this deli at the world-famous Lexington Market, where Baltimoreans have been shopping and eating since 1782. Among the deli’s must-try items is its famous beef tongue sandwich.
400 West Lexington Street Baltimore, MD, US
Phone: +1 410-752-1397
Angi's Soul Food
Find Southern-style soul food represented at Lexington Market -- with a Korean twist! This carry-out restaurant’s specialties include chitterlings and hog maw (boiled pig stomach).
  • 400 West Lexington Street
  • Baltimore, MD 21201 US

Angi's Soul Food

Find Southern-style soul food represented at Lexington Market -- with a Korean twist! This carry-out restaurant’s specialties include chitterlings and hog maw (boiled pig stomach).
400 West Lexington Street Baltimore, MD, US
Phone: +1 410-752-6272
Shin Chon Restaurant
Stop by Shin Chon Restaurant for some traditional Korean barbecue, which is cooked at the table. Try their kalbi (braised short ribs), as well as spicy pork belly and baby octopus marinated in chili and salt.
  • 8801 Baltimore National Pike
  • #27
  • Ellicott City, MD 21043 US

Shin Chon Restaurant

Stop by Shin Chon Restaurant for some traditional Korean barbecue, which is cooked at the table. Try their kalbi (braised short ribs), as well as spicy pork belly and baby octopus marinated in chili and salt.
8801 Baltimore National Pike Ellicott City, MD, US
Phone: +1 410-461-3280
Woodberry Kitchen
Visit Woodberry Kitchen, where chef Spike Gjerde and his staff strive to provide a menu with a unique Baltimore taste; dishes are made from fresh ingredients, harvested within the past 24 hours from farms within a 1-hour drive.
  • 2010 Clipper Park Road
  • # 216
  • Baltimore, MD 21211 US

Woodberry Kitchen

Visit Woodberry Kitchen, where chef Spike Gjerde and his staff strive to provide a menu with a unique Baltimore taste; dishes are made from fresh ingredients, harvested within the past 24 hours from farms within a 1-hour drive.
2010 Clipper Park Road Baltimore, MD, US
Phone: +1 410-464-8000

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