An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

Chef Jim Jeffords serves “Moultrie” grilled pork sausages over spaetzle dressed with Dijonnaise sauce: stock, cream, and whole-grain mustard. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

Jeffords on the eve of the reopening, standing in front of a newly wallpapered wall in the back of the dining room. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

Beer taps at the Majestic stick out of three vintage General Electric refrigerators. Brews from Lost Rhino, Bell’s, and Port City are among the opening offerings, as is a cask beer by Stillwater Artisanal Ales in Baltimore. Photograph by jeff Martin

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

The Majestic’s trophy case is full of trophies collected from neighbors, Craigslist, and other local sources. The design concept here was “your weird uncle’s basement bar,” says designer Catherine Hailey. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

Above the bar in the Majestic, 180 repurposed Mason jars hang from wires. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe
An Early Look at the New Evening Star Cafe

A lamp by local artist Rick Singleton, who various works are on display throughout the space. Photograph by Jeff Martin

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