Food plays a starring role on the plate, of course, but also in unexpected spots.— BS
American Visionary Art Museum In “YUMMM! The History, Fantasy, and Future of Food,” displays like Wayne Coyne’s Gummy Bear selfportrait and a burned-toast wall mosaic explore society’s relationship with sustenance. PLACE: 800 Key Highway TIME: Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. PRICE: $15.95, students $9.95 Port Discovery At this topranked children’s museum, exhibitions are all about interaction. The 2-and-up set heads to “Tiny’s Diner” to learn about prepping meals, serving customers and tallying up orders. PLACE: 35 Market Place TIME: Tues.- Fri. 9:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. PRICE: $14.95, under 2 free Ma Petite Shoe Yes, you can get cool kicks and trendy heels (Katy Perry Collection), but chocolate? That, too! There’s even a chocolate happy hour. PLACE: 832 W. 36th St. TIME: Hours vary by day; happy hour from 6 p.m. Natty Boh Gear With logos on everything from clothing to stickers and glassware, this shop toasts the beloved National Bohemian beer, first brewed in Baltimore in 1885. PLACE: 1624 Thames St., 3600 O’Donnell St. TIME: Mon.- Fri., Sun. 10 a.m.6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.