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

  • Alma Cocina brings the soul of Caracas to Canton

    Alma Cocina brings the soul of Caracas to Canton

    Canton has landed a winner. Alma Cocina Latina, a new 90-seat Venezuelan restaurant in the Can Company, is the best restaurant to open for years in the Southeast Baltimore neighborhood. The restaurant opened in late April and already appears to have a following. Part of Alma's rapid popularity...

  • Taste of Three Cities and other upcoming food events

    Taste of Three Cities and other upcoming food events

    After stops in Washington and Philadelphia, the Taste of Three Cities is headed back home. The fourth annual festival will take place Saturday in Patterson Park. Expanding the food-truck festival to three dates in three cities was among the innovations introduced for this year’s edition of Taste...

  • Landmark crab house in Remington going to auction

    Landmark crab house in Remington going to auction

    Sterling's Crab and Oyster House, a landmark in the Remington neighborhood for more than 65 years, is headed for auction. Established in 1949, the carry-out restaurant at 401 W. 29th St. is best known for its overstuffed mixed-seafood sub sandwiches, and the red-script Sterling's logo is a familiar...

  • Jerry Pellegrino is opening a cooking school in Mount Vernon

    Jerry Pellegrino is opening a cooking school in Mount Vernon

    Jerry Pellegrino is opening a cooking school in Mount Vernon. Schola, located at 1005 N. Charles St., will start its class schedule on June 9, with a Pasta I course, Pellegrino said. The class schedule at Schola, which he will own and operate with the chef Amy von Lange, will include basic kitchen...

  • Edward Kim, of Soigne fame, to open Federal Hill ramen bar

    Edward Kim, of Soigne fame, to open Federal Hill ramen bar

    Edward Kim, who ran the former Fort Avenue restaurant Soigne, is returning to the Baltimore dining scene. Kim will open Mi & Yu Noodle Bar, a 15-seat, fast-casual Asian restaurant at 1016 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant will be a counter-service operation and is expected to open...

  • Miguel's closes in Locust Point

    Miguel's closes in Locust Point

    Miguel's Cocina y Cantina has closed in Locust Point. The restaurant's last night of operation was Sunday, according to owner Michael Marx. Miguel's, which opened in 2010, was Marx's second restaurant presenting and celebrating authentic regional cuisines of Mexico. The first was Federal Hill's...

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