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Great Soup Spots in Baltimore

southbaltimoregirl Feb 22, 2011 06:06 AM

any suggestions in or near the city?

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    ronandaim RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 22, 2011 07:14 AM

    Have you been to Atwater's in Belvedere Square? It's the only thing that comes to mind.

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      stephanieg RE: ronandaim Feb 22, 2011 09:05 AM

      I second that. I LOVE Atwater's soups. Always the highest quality, freshest ingredients! And served with fabulous breads.

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      chanceindc RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 22, 2011 09:13 AM

      I did some work near Inner Harbor for a few months. I liked the soups at Boheme Cafe, 400 East Pratt Street - especially the Turkey Chili. They have a soup group with a daily email of the soups that day.

      Boheme Cafe
      , Baltimore, MD 21201

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        ronandaim RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 22, 2011 10:01 AM

        Also, I highly recommend the pho at Mekong Delta. Lots of people around here would love to debate the authenticity of their pho (which is not a debate I could participate in even if I wanted to), but I thought it was darn tasty.

        Mekong Delta Cafe
        105 W Saratoga St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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          jvanderh RE: ronandaim Feb 23, 2011 08:50 AM

          I also could not participate in the discussion on authenticity, but I thought the broth was a little tame. It was pretty good once I added all the condiments I found on the table, though.

          The chicken soba noodles at Matsuri are pretty good (although they did not seem to be soba noodles).

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          wordtraffic RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 22, 2011 05:27 PM

          Soup's On in Hampden on The Avenue consistently makes wonderful soups (and v. good salads/sides as well). Not to be confused with the Soup's On on Preston St. in Mt. Vernon.

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            southbaltimoregirl RE: wordtraffic Feb 23, 2011 02:22 AM

            Thanks, wordtraffic,

            I just visited Soup's On in Mt. Vernon. It's a nice space and I had high hopes, but I was disappointed. Maybe the one is Hampden is worth a visit.

            Hampden Cafe
            4800 Hampden Ln Ste 103, Bethesda, MD 20814

            Soup's On
            1605 E Gude Dr, Rockville, MD 20850

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              wordtraffic RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 23, 2011 02:31 AM

              Yes, they are completely unrelated businesses. If you make it to the Hampden shop, let us know what you think!

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            bunerabbit RE: southbaltimoregirl Feb 23, 2011 09:01 AM

            Not sure how far outside the city you are willing to travel, but Soup'r Natural in Hereford on York Road (just north of the Mt. Carmel Road exit off 83) is a wonderful place for soup, salad, sandwiches etc.

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