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

  • Cava Mezze, serving modern Greek, opens in Harbor East

    Cava Mezze, serving modern Greek, opens in Harbor East

    Cava Mezze opens Monday in Harbor East. This is the fourth location, and the first in Baltimore, for the modern-Greek restaurant, which was founded in 2006 in Rockville by childhood friends Dimitri Moshovitis, Ike Grigoropoulos and Ted Xenohristos. The 120-seat restaurant, which occupies a street-level...

  • Magdalena opens today at The Ivy Hotel

    Magdalena opens today at The Ivy Hotel

    Magdalena, the restaurant within The Ivy Hotel, the new Mid-town Belvedere luxury hotel where nightly room rates start at $475, opens today. "We wanted to make sure we had a public aspect of The Ivy," said the hotel’s general manager, Rob Arthur. "We want to give people an introduction to the hotel...

  • Gone viral: Baltimore resident wants to make 'relentlessly gay' yard more relentless, gayer

    Gone viral: Baltimore resident wants to make 'relentlessly gay' yard more relentless, gayer

    A Baltimore resident has started a GoFundMe campaign so she can make her "relentlessly gay" yard even more relentless and more gay. The campaign is in response to a note that Julie Baker said, via a Facebook post, was left by a neighbor. Phone calls and messages sent through Facebook and GoFundMe...

  • Highland Inn shuts its doors

    Highland Inn shuts its doors

    Highland Inn has closed after 18 months of operation. Housed in a renovated 1890s farmhouse, the Howard County restaurant was owned by Brian Boston, the executive chef and co-owner of the Milton Inn in Baltimore County. "We shut the doors this morning," Boston said on Thursday. "I realized probably...

  • Sascha's 527 to stop dinner service; will focus on lunch and catering

    Sascha's 527 to stop dinner service; will focus on lunch and catering

    Sascha's 527 will stop dinner service but remain open for lunch. The last night for dinner at the Mount Vernon cafe is Saturday, according to Sascha Wolhandler, the veteran caterer who co-owns both the cafe and catering concerns with her husband, Steve Suser. "Were not closing," Wolhandler said,...

  • Baltimore chef Sarah Acconcia competes on 'Beat Bobby Flay'

    Baltimore chef Sarah Acconcia competes on 'Beat Bobby Flay'

    Sarah Acconcia, the executive chef at Bookmakers in Federal Hill, is a contestant on tonight's episode of "Beat Bobby Flay." In the episode, which premieres at 10 p.m. on the Food Network, Acconcia competes against another chef, Tre Wilcox, for the right to match skills against celebrity chef Bobby...

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