popped up, and it has tremendous business," Edmiston said. "It's really
good, and it's something different." Also in Shreveport, the original
Strawn's Eat Shop opened in 1958. Strawn's serves breakfast and lunch,
but its motto is "home of the ice-box pie," and the pies — strawberry,
chocolate, coconut, butterscotch, banana and seasonal peach — "are
outstanding," he said.
Since the city's founding, immigrants from around the world have
settled in Baltimore. Its diverse demographics helped define its culinary
culture, but so did the city's specific geographic setting on the Patapsco
River and the northern stretch of Chesapeake Bay.
"Italian, Greek, Polish — all these long-standing communities have won-
derful culinary options in Baltimore," said Amy Calvert, senior vice president
of convention sales and services for Visit Baltimore. In Little Italy, "everybody
has their favorite," whether it's Da Mimmo's or Aldo's Italian restaurants or
any number of Italian delis with great subs and almond cookies.
On the seafood side, "forever and ever, people have thought of
"ITALIAN, GREEK, POLISH — ALL THESE LONG-STANDING
COMMUNITIES HAVE WONDERFUL CULINARY OPTIONS IN BALTIMORE."
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