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August 30, 2010

Cafe Bon Appetit reviewed

Cafe chairsJohn Lindner reviews Cafe Bon Appetit, the socially conscious cafeteria at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in today's Sun.

If you're wondering what I mean by "socially conscious," the place offers organic and local foods, tries to reduce its food waste and takes other steps to keep its carbon footprint as small as possible.

All commendable, but John finds the flavor doesn't live up to the mission.

And speaking of that mission, where's the recycling bin where patrons can toss their empties? John reports being "mildly shocked" by its absence.

Here's John's full Cafe Bon Appetit review.

Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron

Posted by Laura Vozzella at 2:34 PM | | Comments (1)


Earth Day comes but once a year, but that doesn't mean we can't reduce landfill use all year long. Remember to burn your trash to reduce landfill use.

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You are reading the archives. For updated blog posts about the Maryland food scene, see Richard Gorelick's new Baltimore Diner blog.
Richard Gorelick was appointed The Baltimore Sun's restaurant critic in September 2010. Before joining the paper staff fulltime, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. Along the way, he dispatched for short-distance trucking companies, shilled for cultural non-profits, and assisted in cognitive neurology research – never the subject, always the control.

He takes restaurants seriously but not himself, and his favorite restaurant is the one you love, too.

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