The new Canton joint Jokers 'n Thieves — its name comes from a Bob Dylan song — is the kind of place where people come for some live music, a few stiff bourbon cocktails, and then discover, almost inadvertently, that their cool new hangout also serves fantastic food.
Ware House 518 could be Baltimore's next great date spot.
Over the past several years, Baltimore's bar food has steadily improved, with sophisticated flavors and techniques along with a farm-to-table ethos. But what about post-bar food? When the evening's winding down and you realize you're ravenous, the culinary choices are often just not that great.
Aromes, a beguiling new 28-seat French restaurant in Hampden, is unique in Baltimore.
In Cockeysville, good Italian food is often found in the most unlikely places. Tucked into nondescript shopping centers here and there, locally owned Italian restaurants offer some of the best meals in the zip code.
The black-eyed Susan has reigned as the official cocktail of the Preakness for more than 40 years. But there was once another official cocktail of the Preakness, although as far as anyone knows, it was never served at the Preakness itself.
Baltimore is a bar-lover's town. From low-key corner dives to swanky cocktail lounges, there's a spot for every occasion and everyone has a favorite haunt.
This weekend, and pretty much this weekend only, the bar staff at the Food Market will be offering the Black-eyed Susan, the official drink of the Preakness.
Ellen Rogers of Granger, Ind., was in search of the recipe for a dish that her mother used to make with orange Jell-O, shredded carrots and small pineapple bits. She cannot locate the recipe and she has been unable to re-create the same taste.
The gluten-free food world sometimes seems as turbulent as a pot of rapidly boiling water — the kind required for cooking pasta. Products seem to come and go from the marketplace every week.
Last week, Union Craft Brewing knocked another milestone off its bucket list when it released its first-ever seasonal can, the German-style sour ale Old Pro Gose.
A "House of Cards" star tweeted about them. Customers stockpile them. Some fans have even put their names on a waiting list to get them.
Rhubarb holds a special place in my family's history. Growing up in Minnesota, I waited each winter for the thaw to finally come and my grandmother's row of proud rhubarb plants to sprout at the head of her garden plot. As soon as the stalks turned a rosy pink, we grandkids would beg grandma to...
Get in the Preakness mood with a free Black-Eyed Susan donut from Dunkin' Donuts.
Columbia event again has something to tempt all the senses
The more I thought about Dalesio's, the more I liked it.
Any time a celebrated chef opens a new restaurant, even a tiny one, it's a good idea to pay attention. 1157 Bar + Kitchen, the new Locust Point outpost from Jason Ambrose, proves why.
Looking over the menu at Mari Luna Latin Grille is like browsing through a stack of travel brochures.
History is full of romantic stories starring lone travelers, weary and cold, coming upon quaint country pubs and finding shelter and fellowship for a night. Modern life, with our zippy cars, GPS apps and chain restaurant-filled strip malls, makes these stories feel faraway and foreign.
There have been a couple of changes lately at the old Vito's Cafe, a sterling Italian restaurant in a shopping center on York Road in Cockeysville. Last summer, the family-owned establishment, which had been a BYOB, got a license to serve wine, beer and liquor. And more recently, the restaurant,...
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.
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.
A federal court on Wednesday allowed the U.S. Department of Labor to resume processing guest worker applications, granting a reprieve to Eastern Shore crab houses and other businesses that rely on foreigners to do jobs they say Americans won't.
Two million pounds of crab product from China traveled up the Chesapeake Bay into the port of Baltimore during the first 10 months of 2014. Another million pounds came from Indonesia. In total, more than 4 million pounds of crab from all over the world moved into the port, according to an analysis...