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Mostly Main Street: When it's too hot to cook, savor restaurant weeks

Mostly Main Street, news from Ellicott City business district: Restaurant Week, First Friday and Second Sunday and ghost Tours

Sometimes it's just too hot to cook, right? That's when an event like Howard County Restaurant weeks comes in really handy. We're in the middle of them right now, and they will continue through Aug. 6. The theme is farm to table, featuring local flavors. Two restaurants in the historic district are participating — Portalli's and Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant. I looked at their menus and they are different enough — and tempting enough — to make you want to do both. Portalli's offers a three course dinner for...