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

  • Tortilleria Sinaloa expanding to Central Avenue

    Tortilleria Sinaloa expanding to Central Avenue

    Tortilleria Sinaloa, a Fells Point eatery specializing in homemade tortillas, will add a second location on Central Avenue in the Fallsway Spring Co. building later this summer. The new location will have a larger menu than the Fells Point original, which serves a small selection of tamales, tortillas,...

  • In Catonsville, the very model of a neighborhood Italian bistro

    In Catonsville, the very model of a neighborhood Italian bistro

    Franco's Italian Bistro opened last fall in the Frederick Road location that had previously been Regions. Regions was valiant but slightly complicated, with an ambitious globe-traveling menu of small and large plates. Franco's Italian Bistro is simple, straightforward and, from what I could tell,...

  • City Cafe's new executive chef is its old one, Chad Gauss

    City Cafe's new executive chef is its old one, Chad Gauss

    Chad Gauss, the former executive chef at City Cafe who left in 2012 to open his own restaurant in Hampden, has returned to the Mt. Vernon restaurant. Gauss remains the owner and executive chef at The Food Market. Gauss said he also plans to spend most of his workweek at the Hamdpen restaurant,...

  • Reaction to Caitlyn Jenner joke on Baltimore menu goes national

    Reaction to Caitlyn Jenner joke on Baltimore menu goes national

    A joke about Caitlyn Jenner that appeared on the printed menu at Nacho Mama's, a Tex-Mex restaurant in Canton, has gained national attention. Stories about the joke, and the public's reaction to it, have surfaced on such national trend-watching websites as Mashable (Restaurant won't apologize for...

  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Berries & Rye at Parts & Labor

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Berries & Rye at Parts & Labor

    Parts & Labor, a combination restaurant and butcher shop, is part of the Baltimore-based Foodshed group (Woodberry Kitchen, Artifact Coffee), which takes the seasons seriously. So when strawberries showed up suddenly a few weeks ago, Parts & Labor head bartender Jarrod Williams knew he had to build...

  • Abbey Burger Bistro adding Fells Point location

    Abbey Burger Bistro adding Fells Point location

    Federal Hill favorite Abbey Burger Bistro will add a Fells Point location this fall. Husband and wife owners, Russ and Marigot Miller, will co-own the new Abbey Burger with Jason Zink, the owner of Smaltimore, a pub in Canton. Zink confirmed that he and the Millers have signed a lease for the commercial...

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