by Richard Gorelick
The Baltimore Sun
4:48 AM AKST, November 12, 2012
Bourdain is back, James Joyce turns 10, and more upcoming Baltimore dining events:
Thursday - James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant is throwing a 10th anniversary party with music by O'Malley's March. The public party starts at 8 p.m., preceded by an invitation-only happy hour at 6 p.m.
Thursday - RA Sushi celebrates its 15th anniversary with a 1990s-themed party. The first RA opened in 1997 in Old Town Scottsdale (Ariz.), and now has 25 locations. The RA Sushi in Harbor East will donate 15 percent of all of its profits to the Maryland Food Bank, and all guests will get a 15 percent discount. From 7 p.m. to close, the party will feature a selection of '90s-inspired $5 drink specials like Baywatch Punch, Teen Spirit and The Usual Suspects and sushi like the Fresh Prince Roll, the Kramer Roll and the Show Me the Money Roll.
Saturday - Anthony Bourdain returns to the Hippodrome, and this time he's working solo. The outspoken chef, author and TV personality brings his Guts & Glory: An Evening with Anthony Bourdain tour to the Hippodrome's stage at 8 p.m.
Nov. 20 - Vino Rosina hosts a seven-course French Underground wine dinner featuring French wines and cuisine from Devlyn Ray.
Nov. 22 - Thanksgiving -- see which restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner.
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