Salt is off the beaten path in Baltimore, so you likely will not run into it. That said, it is one of those restaurants that serves food you want to enjoy again and again. The food, service, and atmosphere create a wonderful dining experience. Do you get the idea we liked this place?
Above is the crispy wild boar belly with noodles. While much less fatty than the pig belly I am used to, the meat was tender and delicious.
The duck fat french fries, served hot and with a trio of aioli. Note that you get more than three fries!
Goat shoulder ragout with parsnip gnocchi and honey roasted endives.
The Mushroom and Spinach Strudel with goat cheese, root vegetable "risotto", pine nuts, and fig molasses. I had a bite of this and it was unreal!
Braised Veal shortrib with sweetbread with mushroom marsala and celery puree.
Rabbit leg Confit on soft porcini polenta, rapini, and broth.
I ordered the Grilled Creekstone Farms Hanger Steak with Worcestershire and foie gras spaetzle, almonds, pesto, and chanterelle mushrooms. The meat was cooked medium rare and tasted sensational.
The Fall Venison Pasta, with butternut squash, swiss chard, onions, and housemade red beat pasta.
The deserts were very good, but did not quite shine like the entrees and appetizers on this night.
In summary, the food was terrific, and for those concerned, Salt chooses to use sustainable food sources. My favorites were the pork belly and fries for appetizer, and the hanger steak and strudel for entrees. The menu changes often, but that is a good thing if you want to keep going back to Salt - I know I will the next time I am in Baltimore!