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No valet at corks?!

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desi_foodgeek May 11, 2008 03:14 PM

I am just curious why some restaurants in the federal hill area (in balto) don't have valet parking. I tried to go to Corks this past Friday night and drove around for twenty minutes looking for a parking spot to no avail. Even the garage was full! WTF??!! In chicago or DC, they would have had valet parking. Come on people, throw me a bone. We ended up at wine market for a fantastic meal. I will now step off my soap box (albeit feeling better post rant).

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  1. crackers RE: desi_foodgeek May 11, 2008 03:50 PM

    Where would you be expecting these valets to park your car?

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      crowsonguy RE: crackers May 12, 2008 09:16 AM

      Valet services will often rent a daytime business's parking lot to serve their customers

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      maddogg280 RE: desi_foodgeek May 12, 2008 08:19 AM

      I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think there are any restaurants in Federal Hill offering valet service.
      Parking is super tight in Fed hill, especially on weekends. Good luck.

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        ltong1009 RE: maddogg280 May 12, 2008 10:23 AM

        On weekends, I cab it over to Fed Hill. If that isn't an option, you can pay to park in the Shofer's lot, or on the street in Sharp Ledenhall (by the Gaines McHale warehouse is a bit safer).

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          charmedgirl RE: maddogg280 May 12, 2008 02:50 PM

          Bicycle has valet. Or did, last time I was there which was a little over a year ago.

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            crowsonguy RE: charmedgirl May 12, 2008 08:52 PM

            You're right: $7

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