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Top 10 cringe-worthy menu terms [Pictures]

Top 10 cringe-worthy menu terms [Pictures]

Some of these menu words and phrases are well-documented hokum, some are painfully lame cliches, or well on their way to being so, and a few others are deeply personal and categorical objections. But all of these words and phrases make we wince just a little. --Richard Gorelick  Read more ...

Top 10 ways to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Baltimore [Pictures]

Top 10 ways to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Baltimore [Pictures]

Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day. Here are 10 of the best ways we can think of to celebrate the occasion in Baltimore.  Read more ...

Top 10 foods to eat to bring the Orioles good luck [Pictures]

Top 10 foods to eat to bring the Orioles good luck [Pictures]

It's the home stretch. The Baltimore Orioles need all the luck they can get. Some patience at the plate would help, too. Speaking of plates, here are some foods that you can eat to help the Orioles land at least a wild card slot.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore dining events for fall 2013 [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore dining events for fall 2013 [Pictures]

Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for Baltimore Beer Week and The Baltimore Sun's inaugural Supper Club event.  Read more ...

Top 10 things to eat at the Maryland State Fair [Pictures]

Top 10 things to eat at the Maryland State Fair [Pictures]

The Maryland State Fair runs Aug. 23 through Sept. 2. That's 11 days of agricultural exhibitions, competitions, livestock shows and attractions. Of course, there are the midway attractions, too, and food -- lots and lots of food. Here are our favorite things to eat at the Maryland State Fair.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore peach cakes [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore peach cakes [Pictures]

August is National Peach Month. Baltimoreans know what to do with peaches -- slice 'em, glaze 'em and put 'em on a cake.  Read more ...

10 new places to eat at the beach [Pictures]

10 new places to eat at the beach [Pictures]

Eating at the beach is part of the fun. Along with some revamped favorites, we've uncovered delectable new destinations in Ocean City and Delaware for haute cuisine, craft brews, deli sandwiches, burgers and more.  Read more ...

Top 10 dog-friendly restaurants in Baltimore [Pictures]

Top 10 dog-friendly restaurants in Baltimore [Pictures]

Here's a sampling of Baltimore restaurants that offer outdoor dining for dogs, and don't mind if their owners tag along, too. Many offer water dishes and treats as well -- for the dogs, that is. Owners, unfortunately, are limited to ordering off the menu.  Read more ...

Top 10 memorable ice cream desserts at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Top 10 memorable ice cream desserts at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

In celebration of ice cream month -- not to mention the heat wave -- we came up with this list of our favorite ice cream treats at Baltimore restaurants, past and present. Some of them you can get tonight, others are gone for good -- unless you start begging for them.  Read more ...

Richard Gorelick's top 10 menu items from restaurants reviewed so far in 2013 [Pictures]

Richard Gorelick's top 10 menu items from restaurants reviewed so far in 2013 [Pictures]

The pace of new restaurant openings in the first half of 2013 may have been sluggish, but I came across some terrific dishes on my reviewing schedule, both at new restaurants and those that I returned to for check-in reviews. Here are 10 of my favorites of the year so far.  Read more ...

Top 10 most-missed Baltimore menu items [Pictures]

Top 10 most-missed Baltimore menu items [Pictures]

What Baltimore menu items do you miss the most? We started asking around, and we got some answers we were expecting -- the strawberry pie at Haussner's -- and some we didn't see coming. We loved hearing about all of them, the enduring classics and the highly personal. We're going to keep this topic going. Tell us about your most-missed dishes in the comments field below, whether it's a world-famous pie or a Bolognese sauce you just can't get out of your head.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore restaurant charcuterie programs [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore restaurant charcuterie programs [Pictures]

It was only a few years ago that a charcuterie plate in a Baltimore restaurant was a novelty. Now there are sensational charcuterie programs and presentations. These are our 10 favorites.  Read more ...

Top 10 Maryland summer food festivals [Pictures]

Top 10 Maryland summer food festivals [Pictures]

Marylanders celebrate more than just crabs and seafood at summer food festivals. The summer calendar is filled with strawberries, wine and fried dough.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore crab decks [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore crab decks [Pictures]

Traditionally, Baltimoreans don't have their first crab feast until Memorial Day, when they can move the meal outside. The days are longer, and the crabs are fatter. Get to know our favorite Baltimore-area crab decks and patios. Because crabs just taste better when you're sitting outside.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore burgers you have to try [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore burgers you have to try [Pictures]

May is National Burger Month. We've rounded up 10 of our favorite burgers around town. Get busy!  Read more ...

Our favorite Baltimore outdoor dining spaces [Pictures]

Our favorite Baltimore outdoor dining spaces [Pictures]

Let's get outside and enjoy some fresh air. These are our favorite outdoor eating spots in Baltimore. Call ahead to make sure they're open.  Read more ...

Top 10 spring dishes at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Top 10 spring dishes at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Spring doesn't arrive on restaurant menus until it's good and ready. But when it hits, it hits big -- with vivid green peas, spiky ramps, succulent rockfish and aromatic lamb. Here are the 10 spring dishes you have to try right now.  Read more ...

Top 10 Baltimore Saturday brunches  [Pictures]

Top 10 Baltimore Saturday brunches [Pictures]

Friends in town? Sounds like a good time for a Saturday brunch. Here are some of our favorite spots for brunch, or late breakfast, on Saturday.  Read more ...

Top 10 stories behind Baltimore restaurant names [Pictures]

Top 10 stories behind Baltimore restaurant names [Pictures]

Did you ever wonder how that place got its name? These are our favorite surprising, funny and unexpected name origins of some Baltimore-area restaurants.  Read more ...

Top Baltimore Farmers' Market eats [Pictures]

Top Baltimore Farmers' Market eats [Pictures]

Headed to the Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar? The market opens for the season on April 6 at 7 a.m. Bring along a shopping tote and an appetite. Even when the full bounty of Maryland's harvest hasn't arrived, you can indulge yourself in great ready-to-eat treats. Here are our favorites, proceeding clockwise around the big oval, which, incidentally, is the correct way.  Read more ...

New food items at Oriole Park, and some returning favorites [Pictures]

New food items at Oriole Park, and some returning favorites [Pictures]

Headed to Oriole Park at Camden Yards? Look for these exclusive food finds, everything from bacon-on-a-stick to double-decker burgers to Korean tacos.  Read more ...

Top 10 Tuesday: Complimentary Baltimore restaurant food [Pictures]

Top 10 Tuesday: Complimentary Baltimore restaurant food [Pictures]

Nothing is really free. Somebody bears the cost of the free nibbles, chips, bread baskets and dips that show up on your dinner table. They don't show up so much these days, truth be told. Nowadays, you may even get charged for a bread basket, and what the low-carb craze didn't kill, the rotten economy did.  Read more ...

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter's on its way. If you haven't booked a reservation yet, you should hop to it. Our favorite Easter Sunday brunches are mostly buffet-style because we've found that's the best way for restaurants to manage the huge Easter crowds. But we've thrown in a few cozy a la carte choices, too, along with a few Easter dinner options.  Read more ...

Top 10 Tuesday: Baltimore BYOB restaurants [Pictures]

Top 10 Tuesday: Baltimore BYOB restaurants [Pictures]

It's official -- Top 10 Tuesday is back, and we're kicking it off with the top 10 Baltimore BYOB restaurants.  Read more ...

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