For more than two decades, Canton Square has been home to some of the city's most famous Mexican food. Nacho Mama's, which opened in early 1994, has earned a longstanding reputation as a fun spot for hubcaps full of margaritas and likable, if not perfectly authentic, Mexican fare.
Corfu, a Mediterranean cafe specializing in Greek small plates, opened in early June on Cross Street in Federal Hill. The owner is Steve Armenis, a native of Athens, who formerly owned Zeus Cafe in Fells Point.
In most restaurants, the space offers clues about what happens in the kitchen. Pictures of Italy on the walls, signs for Mexican beer, or crisp white linens on the table all tell stories that diners understand.
Preserve, a smart, mostly winning and extremely loud American restaurant, opened in mid-April in the space on Main Street in Annapolis that was formerly home to Aqua Terra.
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.
The peaches, peppers and tomatoes waiting to be sorted on a recent Saturday at Hungry Harvest's Jessup warehouse all had one thing in common: they would never make it to the shelf of a supermarket.
Eggplant can grow small and white and oval, like an egg. More often it sprawls big and purple and lopsided. It could be called "paisleyplant." But it isn't.
RJ Teich of Westminster was looking for a recipe for grilled tuna burgers. He said that Wegmans supermarket sometimes sells them in their fresh seafood section, usually during grilling season, but they are not always available and he is "addicted." Teich is a big fan of seafood and much prefers...
Eiji Takase loves Baltimore, and especially loves living in Fells Point.
We start, as it is always appropriate to do, with something light and fresh, perhaps with some sparkles.
In September, World of Beer — the growing, craft-beer chain-bar that entered the local market in October 2013 at McHenry Row — will open its second Maryland location in Towson, according to a press release.
I know how to cook.
It’s a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Harford County, and after a bike ride or stroll on the Ma & Pa Trail, you get thirsty. Thanks to Phillip Rhudy, soon there will be something you can do to quench that thirst.
When Ben Meyer opened the Vagabond Sandwich Company in Bel Air two years ago, he says he wanted to create an all-American restaurant with a “cool, funky, dinerlike” vibe. So he added one of America’s favorite foods to the menu — but with his own localized twist.
Mozzarella cheese at Panera restaurants won't be as glaringly white. Banana peppers in Subway sandwiches won't be the same exact shade of yellow. Trix cereal will have two fewer colors.
City living has a lot to recommend it, not the least of which is the appeal of a welcoming neighborhood bar that serves good food.
The second location does everything the first one does, and a little more quietly
Sometime over the past few years, Peruvian chicken captured the hearts and stomachs of Marylanders. This is no surprise. Peru's approach to chicken preparation is undeniably tasty, with herb-heavy marinades and a roasting process that results in tender, juicy chicken.
The city is full of fine little neighborhood bistros, cafes and taverns like Bistro Rx. These are places that don't get much attention or win prizes but instead go quietly about the business of being a restaurant, a place where people come for good food and company and a place to unwind.
In conversations about the world's great food countries, Uzbekistan doesn't come up a lot.
Nobody asked me — because I'm still abstaining from eating crabs — but … Apparently, the 2015 harvest has picked up.
With Father's Day looming, consumers' appetite for steamed crabs is growing.
The Chesapeake Bay's crab population has rebounded from last year's perilously low level, state officials reported Monday, meaning there could be more of the iconic crustaceans to feast on this summer — though at what price is anyone's guess.
DOVER, Del. — Fish and wildlife officials say Delaware's commercial horseshoe crab fishery is set to close as its quota nears.
Oprah Winfrey put her love for Pappas crab cakes on the photo-sharing site Instagram on Tuesday.
Here’s a thought for Maryland seafood lovers to sink their teeth into: A survey has found that more than a third of the crab cakes tested at Maryland and Washington, D.C., restaurants were not local blue crab as advertised, but imported crab.