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German Food / Musuem Baltimore

irodguy Aug 16, 2006 03:41 AM

Years ago a friend took me to a restaurant that was also basically a museum. It had an old style stag bar with nudes that dated back to the turn of the century.

It had great muffins, german food etc.

Is this still around? Does anybody have a name, location... ?

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    Hal Laurent RE: irodguy Aug 16, 2006 04:29 AM

    Sounds like you're talking about Haussner's, which used to be on Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown. It's been gone for a few years, now. The art collection sold at auction in New York for quite a bit of money.

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      JonParker RE: Hal Laurent Aug 17, 2006 01:08 PM

      I really miss that place. One of the busts from Haussner's is now at Della Notte in Little Italy. Unfortunately, that's the only reason to go there.

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      aubzamzam RE: irodguy Aug 16, 2006 01:24 PM

      Ahh, the late, lamented Haussners. Closed in 1999 or so IIRC. Last outpost of decent German food in Baltimore City. I recently saw a National Geographic about Baltimore from 1975 or so in which Haussner's got a full page picture (which barely did it justice). A truly old school Baltimore experience.

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        mgarland RE: aubzamzam Aug 16, 2006 04:01 PM

        actually, there is a great little German place out near Aberdeen. I've been there and loved it- great weiner schnizel. My husband grew up in Germany and also says their schnitzel is wonderful. it's called the Gasthaus.

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          KAZ RE: mgarland Aug 16, 2006 04:03 PM

          Is that the place on Route 40 south of Aberdeen? Kinda of a lonely building standing on its own?

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            mgarland RE: KAZ Aug 16, 2006 08:32 PM

            that's it- try it! esp the weiner schnitzel.

      2. Lowbar RE: irodguy Aug 16, 2006 02:13 PM

        In case any further confirmation is required...yes, you must be talking about Haussner's, and yes, it is closed.

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          aubzamzam RE: irodguy Aug 16, 2006 04:05 PM

          Ah, but Aberdeen is not Baltimore City (see my post) I would throw the Old Stein Inn on Rte. 2 into the equation also if we are leaving the City Limits.

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            mgarland RE: aubzamzam Aug 16, 2006 08:44 PM

            oh- I've never heard of it. should I try it?

          2. irodguy RE: irodguy Aug 17, 2006 04:59 PM

            Yes that would in fact be the place I was thinking of. Now that you mention the name I remember it. It's really to bad it's closed. I am planning a roadtrip from Dallas to Boston in later October, and I was thinking about a little stop... Ah well just have to do crab cakes instead :)

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