It's the time of the year when local publications trot out the annual Best Of lists. Baltimore Magazine included its list in the August issue, which just hit newsstands. Here's a sample of how Towson fared.
Best Chicken Box:
"It's low-key and unremarkable in appearance, but the crispy chicken and fries satisfy a deep-fried need."
Best Sandwich: Cubano at
"Chunks of slow-roasted pork, ham, Swiss, mustard, and pickles are pressed on crunchy bread ... Delicioso!"
"The Lucky 13 smoothie ... is just the boost we need after several sun salutations at the nearby yoga studio."
Best Colorist: Jill Turnbull of
"Calm and cool, the earthy Aussie ... is the colorist other stylists call when they have a dye job calamity on their hands."
Best Stylist: Mario Rentuma of
"... [T]he co-owner/stylist delivers looks that wow."
Best Paint Store:
"... terrific service from a knowledgeable staff."
Best Jewelry Repair:
"... skilled, lightning-fast work."
Best Personal Organizer: Simplify Organizing
Additionally, and placed among the city's top 10 auto repair shops, at the No. 2 and 5 spots, respectively. placed second among the area's top five nurseries.