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

  • Clavel in Remington is a joyful taqueria

    Clavel in Remington is a joyful taqueria

    On the menu at Clavel, a new Mexican-inspired establishment in Remington, there are seven kinds of tacos, a quesadilla, a couple of ceviche preparations, a torta and a few dips like guacamole and frijoles puercos, a puree of beans with chorizo and pickled jalapeno. There is also a Mexican hot cheese-and-bean...

  • Tabrizi's to host a Homeless Restaurant Week

    Tabrizi's to host a Homeless Restaurant Week

    Last week, Michael Tabrizi, the owner of Tabrizi's, a catering venue and restaurant in the Harborview residences, asked for volunteers to help him organize a "Homeless Restaurant Week." Tabrizi hopes to serve anywhere from 900 to 1,000 homeless guests at his restaurant during the week of July 20....

  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Louis Liberte! at Petit Louis Bistro

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Louis Liberte! at Petit Louis Bistro

    Petit Louis Bistro is known and loved for many things. I'm a sucker for the trout amandine and worship the cheese cart. The restaurant has always offered, along with a fine selection of wines by the glass, a lineup of classic French aperitifs and cordials. We're talking your kir and kir royale,...

  • Local chefs going to James Beard House

    Local chefs going to James Beard House

    Four Baltimore-area chefs, including the executive chef for a family-owned farm, will be headed to New York City next month where they'll be cooking at the James Beard House, the culinary venue named for the celebrated author, educator and champion of American cuisine. For Ben Simpkins, the executive...

  • Chef Sarah Acconcia leaves Bookmakers

    Chef Sarah Acconcia leaves Bookmakers

    Sarah Acconcia has left Bookmakers, the Federal Hill cocktail lounge and restaurant where she has been executive chef since last October. Her last day at the restaurant was Saturday. Before joining Bookmakers, Acconcia was the executive chef at Le Garage in Hampden. She said she had decided to...

  • In Hampden, a cafe for the Bristle Block set

    In Hampden, a cafe for the Bristle Block set

    Parents of young children have some good dining options in Baltimore. Clementine on Harford Road has a popular play area. Golden West Cafe has long been a favorite stop for the toddler set. But a new cafe in Hampden, located in the old New System Bakery spot on Chestnut Avenue,  has taken kid friendly...

  • Tersiguel's of Ellicott City marks 40th anniversary

    Tersiguel's of Ellicott City marks 40th anniversary

    On Saturday, the Tersiguel family will be celebrating 40 years of serving area diners the classic French cuisine of their native Brittany with a sold-out event they’re calling Tersiguel’s: 40 Years in the Making. Odette and Fernand Tersiguel opened their first Ellicott City restaurant, Chez Fernand,...

  • Birroteca is a treat for Bel Air

    Birroteca is a treat for Bel Air

    The second location does everything the first one does, and a little more quietly

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