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4800 Roland Ave. (Upland Rd.) Send to Phone
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The Foreman Wolf team goes casual American this time, with the cozy-chic Johnny’s.
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Johnny's Restaurant Review

: It’s no contest, really. Cindy Wolf and Tony Foreman are Baltimore’s best restaurateurs, and when the masterminds of Charleston, Petit Louis Bistro, Cinghiale and Pazo open a new place, it’s a huge deal. The team has made its reputation by taking cuisines with humble origins, interpreting them with haute skill and finesse, and serving them up in romantic, atmospheric spaces. The featured cuisine at Roland Park’s Johnny’s is American diner chow with California-inspired Mexican and Asian accents, and the vibe is casual, farmers market chic. The handsome dining spaces, decorated with seasonal produce, include both a warren of low-ceilinged, stone-finished rooms reminiscent of wine cellars, and a lofty dining room, with beadboard accents, shelves of preserves, and homemade pies under glass domes that evoke a sweet country café. The menu in both is the same, though: breakfast (from chilaquiles to buttermilk pancakes ), burgers and sandwiches (the BLTA has avocado, applewood-smoked bacon and house-made Wonder bread), and a short list of such dinner items as grilled chicken breast with corn, zucchini and cucumber sauté, and Norwegian salmon with soy-glazed local greens. Or pass up the mains for the evening sushi café offered Tuesday through Saturday.

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