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

  • Details on Baltimore's curfew

    Details on Baltimore's curfew

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has instituted a city-wide curfew that will go into effect today, starting at 10:00 p.m. The curfew will be in place for seven days, at which point the mayor will determine if additional days are needed. Details of the curfew, which were posted Tuesday on the official...

  • Restaurants and bars coping with riot aftermath, apprehensive about curfew

    Restaurants and bars coping with riot aftermath, apprehensive about curfew

    Baltimore restaurants and bars, from Little Italy and Canton to Station North and Belvedere Square, closed early on Monday night as violence continued to spread unpredictably throughout the city. Some restaurants, bars and businesses were damaged. Cafes and businesses on the blocks of Centre Street...

  • Baltimore County Public Library fundraiser features area restaurants

    Baltimore County Public Library fundraiser features area restaurants

    The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library is hosting its fourth annual Taste of the Town fundraiser on May 9 at the Towson branch of BCPL. The event, which will benefit the Foundation's literacy efforts, will include music, a live auction and sampling of food and drink from area restaurants....

  • Mussel Bar & Grille makes a delicious, noisy entrance in Harbor East

    Mussel Bar & Grille makes a delicious, noisy entrance in Harbor East

    I've heard this from a few friends about the new Harbor East restaurant called Mussel Bar & Grille: "Well, I hope the mussels are good. That's the name of the place." I have good news for them. The mussels, which arrive at the table gleaming and smiling in the cast-iron pots they're steamed in,...

  • Johns Hopkins students oppose 'hypothetical' Chick-fil-A

    Johns Hopkins students oppose 'hypothetical' Chick-fil-A

    The Student Government Association of Johns Hopkins University has voted against having a Chick-fil-A on its campus. Not that anyone's planning to put one there.   The resolution, which was passed on Tuesday by a vote of 18-to-8, voiced the SGA's non-support of a "Chick-fil-A in a current or future...

  • The Owl Bar to auction off historic fixtures

    The Owl Bar to auction off historic fixtures

    Historic fixtures from the Owl Bar, including bar stools and six wooden banquettes that the restaurant's operators say date back to 1903, will be put up for auction on May 31.  A portion of the proceeds from the auction of the fixtures and other donated items will benefit the Baltimore Animal Rescue...

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