Press

2014: Great Sage is featured in the August issue of Baltimore Magazine winning 'Best Vegan Restaurant!'
 
2014: Hearts of Palm 'Crabcake' listed as one of the top 5 crab cakes in Baltimore by tastetrekkers.com. Click here read the article...
 
2014: Pick up the July 2014 'Best Of' issue of the Washingtonian and check out the write up about all of the Conscious Corner businesses, including a wonderful shout out to Great Sage as Best Eco Road Trip, page 71
 
2014: Have you always wanted to know the secret ingredients in our Hearts of Palm 'Crabcakes'? Chef Adam Pierce shares this 'ode to Baltimore' dish in the new cook book: Baltimore Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from Charm City and the Surrounding Counties. Click here to buy the book...
 
2014: Review of Great Sage on Her Mind Magazine"Even carnivores appreciate the plant-based dishes at the popular vegan restaurant" Click here to read the review...
 
2014: Rachel's Nourishing Kitchen, featured Great Sage in their list 'Top 10 Healthy Lunch Places in Baltimore!' Click here to see the list...
 
2014: Our Raspberry Kombucha Cosmo is highlighted in Her Mind Magazine's mixology feature. Click here to learn more...
 
2014: Listed as one of the top restaurants "worth traveling for" across the country by The Flipkey Blog. Click here to learn more...
 
2013: Review of Great Sage by Bmore GlutenFree. "Gluten-free items are clearly marked on the menu, and our server seemed very knowledgeable about the menu and the restaurant's cross-contamination measures (e.g. gluten free bread is prepared on a special surface). All of the day's Small Plates specials sounded amazing, but I decided to go with items I felt were unique, that I couldn't easily get elsewhere or make on my own..." Read the rest of the review here...
 
2013: Wonderful review of Great Sage by Katie Hussong, of Veggin' Out."If you live in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area and are even the slightest bit of the plant-based persuasion, you’ve probably already heard of Great Sage, an all-vegan restaurant with lots of heart, located in Clarksville, MD..." Read the rest of the review here...
 
2013: Check out a video review of Great Sage by Rebecca Gilbert, founder of Yummy Plants! Watch the video here...
 
2013: Featured in the article 'The Seven Best Vegan Restaurants in the D.C. Area' on DCist.com on Aug 21, 2013. "... Great Sage is the best fancy vegan restaurant in the DMV, ..." Read the rest of the article here...
 
2013: Featured in the article 'Tune In, Get Smart, Veg Out' in the August, 2013 Edition of HillRag. "If you’re feeling adventurous and want a full-out vegan place, take a drive out to Clarksville, MD, and turn in at something called “Conscious Corner,” an eco-take on strip mall culture. Each store is green and aware of its eco-footprint..." Read the rest of the article here...
 
2013: Summer is meant for grilling, especially with so many fresh local veggies available! Get tips from our chef, Adam Pierce, who is featured in The Baltimore Sun's article 'Fourth of July cookouts don't always mean meat.' Click here to read the article...
 
2013: Read about the booming vegan community in Baltimore and beyond on bmoremedia, our chef Adam Pierce talks about clean eating and the desire by many to lean towards a more conscious lifestyle in the article, "Kale and potatoes: Baltimoreans embrace vegetarian cuisine." Click here to read the article...
 
2013: Our awesome and creative chef, Adam Pierce, was on the Marc Steiner Show on Monday, November 19th talking about delicious vegan Thanksgiving food! Listen as the hosts and others drool over tasty and compassionate comfort food! We are super proud of him for spreading the word!
 
2012: The Baltimore Sun's  Top 100 Restaurants for 2012 - Our picture is number 41. "Well lit, enthusiastically decorated, and saturated with deep crimsons and eggplants, this vegan mecca remains one of the area's prettier suburban restaurants. The servers supply knowledge without preaching, and entrees like a Thai green curry noodle dish and zucchini Alfredo with marinated mushroom and fennel defy expectations of vegan cuisine."
 
2012: Interview with Great Sage chef Adam Pierce on the VegetarianTimes blog! Learn why Adam loves to use local produce and how to stretch all your goods for stock and other cooking needs. Click here to read the article...
 
2012: Great Sage's Beet Ravioli Recipe Featured in Food Lovers' Guide to Baltimore: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers' Series) - Click Here!
 
2012: Featured in August  edition of Veg News - Great Sage received a great review on page 60
 
2012: Featured in Refinery 29: The DMV's 6 Best Vegan Restaurants 2012, - See the list...
 
2011: Featured in the November edition of Maryland Family Magazine about vegetarian Thanksgiving. "The day before Thanksgiving is a busy time for Great Sage, a vegan restaurant in Clarksville. The restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving, but the day before, vegan families pick up traditional Thanksgiving dishes made with vegan ingredients to serve at their Thanksgiving meals, such as pumpkin pies, mashed potatoes, stews and roasts."
 
2011: Featured in the November issue of Disarray Magazine about vegetarian Thanksgiving. See the article here...
 
2011: Featured in Yummy Plants Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Guide! - "Features recipes from Alexandra Jamieson, author of Vegan Cooking for Dummies; Executive Chef Russell Svoboda of the all-vegan restaurant "Great Sage;" Chef Charlie Ayers of Calafia in Palo Alto; Christy Morgan, author of Blissful Bites; and renowned nutritarian Dr. Joel Fuhrman of Diseaseproof.com." Read the article here...
 
2011: Interview with LiveNowFitness. See the interview here...
 
2011: Baltimore Sun 100 best-Baltimore-area restaurants 2011"Date night, Sophisticated vegan fare served in a handsome contemporary setting. Live music and a fully stocked bar of organic spirits make for fun and stimulating dining. If you love animals as much as you do humans, then you can have a date at Great Sage without the guilt." See the full list here...
 
2011: Ranked #6 in the 50 Best Restaurants in Baltimore Counties by the Baltimore Sun on April 25, 2011.  "Check out our list of the best restaurants in Baltimore, Howard and Anne Arundel counties." See the full list here...
 
2011: Featured in Yummy Plants article on January 28, 2011. "My husband, who is not a vegetarian, loves this, restaurant and chooses to go there all the time. The food is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. Great Sage is anything but common–featuring a bold menu inspired by exotic flavors from around the world, using organic ingredients to nourish the body, and providing a warm, earthy, yet romantic atmosphere perfect for any occasion." Read the full article here...
 
2011: Featured in the Examiner in the article, "Howard County MD's Great Sage: Upscale Vegan Cuisine and Cocktails," on January 23, 2011. "Howard County's Great Sage has been a completely vegan restaurant for a year now, having previously been vegetarian/vegan. Vegan is not consuming any products of breathing creatures – including honey from bees. Interestingly, the chef at Great Sage is neither a vegetarian nor a vegan, but looks upon his work at the restaurant as an opportunity to be innovative and artistic in cooking." Read the full article here
 
2011Best Vegetarian Restaurant for the Maryland Public Television Dining Guide, January 15, 2011 - Maryland Public Television (MPT) today announced Great Sage as winner of "Best Vegetarian," category in the 2011 MPT Viewers' Choice Dining Guide. The 2011 MPT Viewers' Choice Dining Guide recognizes the top viewer-nominated dining establishments in 22 unique and delicious categories, ranging from Maryland's signature "Best Crab Cake," to exotic cuisine such as "Best Indian" and "Best Middle-Eastern," and even specialties such as "Best Beer Selection" and "Best Coffeehouse."
 
2011VegDC.com's Best of 2010, January 13, 2011 - Great Sage's lava cake is voted one of the top 10 best vegan dishes of 2010. Read the article here...
 
2010: Savage-Guilford Patch, December 12, 2010 - Liz Fixsen's Music Column: "Damon Foreman Brings His Charisma to Great Sage in Clarksville, There are several apparent contradictions at Great Sage restaurant in Clarksville. Why is such a stylish little eatery hiding at the back of a shopping center off Route 108, on the fringes of Howard County civilization, instead of at Lake Kittamaqundi in the throbbing heart of downtown Columbia? Why is a powerhouse red-meat funk and R&B singer-guitarist like Damon Foreman performing in a spot where not a morsel of red meat, or meat of any color, is to be found?"
 
2010: Review of Great Sage in The Baltimore Sun on October 30th. Read the article here...
 
2009: Review of Great Sage in the Baltimore Examiner on January 24th.  Read the article here...
 
2008: Featured in The Washington Post on April 30, 2008. "Don't go grocery shopping while you're hungry, the saying goes; excessive behaviors may ensue. If you happen to be in Howard County's "Conscious Corner," however, healthful takeout options are a few steps away, at this casual vegetarian restaurant opened by the organic Roots Market owners four years ago." Read the rest of the article here...
 
2006: Review in the The Washington Post on April 7, 2006. "A Wise Choice for Vegetarian Tastes Great Sage may not be exactly what Benjamin Franklin was looking for, but he would have enjoyed its chutzpah. After all, the menu promises not only health and well-being (if not exactly wealth) but wisdom." Read the rest of the article here...
 
2004: Reviewed in the Baltimore City Paper on December 22, 2004.  "The meal's triumph was a special entrée: Indian-spiced cakes of peas, red peppers, carrots, and panko, served over separate beds of cranberry-mango chutney and sautéed swiss chard with cashew sauce—a grand-slam of imagination and presentation, and absolutely the kind of thing that Great Sage should be doing. My friend, who relinquished little of it, kept repeating, "This is so good..." For the rest of this article, please click here...