Richard Gorelick

Writer

Richard Gorelick has been the Baltimore Sun’s restaurant critic since 2010. Before joining the paper staff full time, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. He is a native of Lochearn in Baltimore County.

Recent Articles

  • Donna's operators sign on for Mill No. 1

    Donna's operators sign on for Mill No. 1

    The operators of Donna's restaurants in Cross Keys and Charles Village will open a restaurant later this year at Mill No. 1, a mixed-use development on Falls Road. The restaurant, Cosima, will open at Mill No. 1 within the next six months, according to Alan Hirsch who co-owns Donna's restaurants...

  • Tuesday happy hour to raise funds for damaged Mount Vernon businesses

    Tuesday happy hour to raise funds for damaged Mount Vernon businesses

    UPDATE: The organizers of the event have added additional venues to accommodate demand. The principal venue remains Ware House 518, but Mick O’Shea’s and Midtown BBQ are also taking donations at the door and offering all-night specials. Ware House 518 will host a fundraiser on Tuesday evening to...

  • Sunday closings/changes related to the curfew

    Sunday closings/changes related to the curfew

    On Sunday most cultural institutions and other organizations that had closed earlier in the week because of unrest related to Freddie Gray's death had reopened. Many events that had been scheduled for Sunday were canceled or posptoned due to a city-wide curfew that had gone into effect on Tuesday...

  • Hampden market offers space to Sunday market vendors

    Hampden market offers space to Sunday market vendors

    The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announced on Thursday that the Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar scheduled for Sunday is canceled. The decision to cancel the market was made "out of respect for the current declared State of Emergency," according to a press release sent by BOPA. ...

  • Towson's Cafe Troia gently adjusts its format

    Towson's Cafe Troia gently adjusts its format

    The original Cafe Troia opened officially as a full cafe in 1992 but had operated for several years before that as an Italian grocery with a few tables. Cafe Troia was something new for Towson, a quiet, relaxing and sophisticated space for enjoying well-prepared Northern Italian cuisine that had...

  • In Brewers Hill, Eichenkranz ends its 75-year run

    In Brewers Hill, Eichenkranz ends its 75-year run

    Eichenkranz, a German restaurant that traces its origins to 1894, closed its doors on Thursday. The closing was confirmed by Arnold Silbiger, a lawyer representing the business, who said that the restaurant's owner, Harold Bowles, was retiring.  Bowles purchased the South Fagley Street restaurant...

  • Baltimore bars feel pain of early last call

    Baltimore bars feel pain of early last call

    On Thursday afternoon, as a fraction of the usual Max’s Taphouse staff struggled to make money, organizers of scheduled private parties at the popular Fells Point beer bar were continuing to cancel their weekend events, owner Ron Furman said. Furman, who claimed to be “running on three hours of...

  • Trinacria Italian Cafe, damaged on Monday, reopens in Mount Vernon

    Trinacria Italian Cafe, damaged on Monday, reopens in Mount Vernon

    Trinacria Italian Cafe reopened on Thursday. The Mount Vernon eatery was among the businesses that were damaged on Monday afternoon by sporadic acts of vandalism and looting. The major damage to Trinacria was to the storefront windows that line the west and south exterior. The cafe, which is owned...

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