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Yelp Baltimore Elites “Yelp Around the World!”



Yelp Baltimore Elites let their taste buds be their passports and their bellies be their bags as they took off on a “Yelp Around the World”

A trip around the globe in a couple of hours with no jetlag and just a few (ok, maybe more) hangovers! Not too shabby, Yelp Baltimore. Not too shabby at all.

"Walking in and seeing that giant globe twirling in the air and passports on the table….I knew the night was going to be a memorable one," reflects Lynn K.

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Yelp Elites packed their Yelp totes for “Yelp Around the World” at Howard’s of Mt. Vernon last night. The former deli has expanded and completely changed up the menu to include American, Italian, Chinese, Thai, and Indian-inspired dinner entrees. Yelp Baltimore elites dined on them all, many of which highlighted Howard’s of Mt. Vernon’s homemade curry! Dan A was nearly knocked out by it all: "I remember when the servers opened the lids to the food and I was hit by the smell of the food. It was like getting hit by a truck of awesomeness."

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"The chicken tikka masala was so tender and flavorful and quite perfectly paired with the rice," says Michelle H. "The Estrella Damm Daura beer was so smooth – I need to hunt down a case or two the next time I'm at a liquor store!" Mike F was just as impressed with the service as he was the food: "I waited for nothing; the service was prompt and genuinely friendly."

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Elites put their mental muscle to the test with a world trivia challenge (Who knew Iran was the ‘nose job capital of the world?!) and even faced off against each other in a battle over who has eaten the most exotic food (“Jungle Rat” and "Monkey Brains" tied for first with “scorpion lollypops” a close second). Winners got tickets to another cultural treat next weekend: The Maryland Oktoberfest! Scorpion-eater Gary H claims the trivia caught him "totally off guard," but that "it was a TON of fun." He walked home a winner, nontheless. We had to give him something for having guts to admit he once ate what many a Fear Factor constentant wouldn't! That's just how Yelp Baltimore Elites roll.  What can I say? 🙂

Check out the Yelp Balitmore YouTube Channel a peek at "Yelp Around the World!"

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Elsa M.

Yelp Baltimore Community Manager

 

 

 

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