| Jun 2, 2011
| 12:52 PM
The line "treated like family" gets tossed around a lot when it comes to restaurants. But rarely do you feel that comfortable or connected by the time you pay the check. Orchard Market & Cafe in Towson doesn't just make you feel at home — it also...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:53 PM
If your only knowledge of Turkish food consists of the confection called "Turkish Delight," you're not alone.
While Turkish food isn't well known, you could say the same about Cazbar, a narrow restaurant on Charles Street in Mount Vernon. It was so under...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Walk into Kloby's Smokehouse, and the first thing you notice is the smell.
The rich aroma of meat being smoked for barbecue hangs thick in the air. It's a hint of what lies ahead, and part of the reason why this popular Laurel restaurant recently had...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Little Italy is known for being mobbed with classic pasta-and-red-sauce restaurants. But bars? Not so much.
Since opening in April, Palmere's on Eastern Avenue is slowly becoming the neighborhood watering hole for Little Italy and Harbor East residents....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 11:13 AM
It was a roaring hot day, and the dark, cozy bar and dining room inside One-Eyed Mike's was packed.
"It's an hour wait if you want to be seated inside," a bartender said. "We can seat you immediately outside."
That was fine with us — the dining...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
Forty-five minutes into the one-hour drive from Baltimore to Cafe Tuscany in Westminster, I'm cursing my editor. With all of the restaurants in Baltimore, why is it necessary to go this far out for Italian food? "This place better be worth it," I said...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Granny's Restaurant may be right next to the food court in Owings Mills Mall, but it's far from your typical mall food. Soul food is Granny's specialty — served with a smile.
Named after Chef Valerie Dorsey's 106-year-old grandmother, Granny's...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Only 15 years old, L.P. Steamers feels like it has been around much longer.
In a relatively short time, it's become an institution where locals bring their out-of-town friends to sample Maryland seafood standards. The restaurant serves as crab house,...
| Jan 23, 2009
| 4:22 PM
The comment that made me laugh out loud last week was this from Bucky: 'the cook is bagging up your order and you are fixing your own salad, then the server isn't doing anything but taking your money, it seems......
| Sep 5, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Project Runway is becoming a bit predictable. Designers guessing what the challenge will be and debating who will be that episode's guest star? Check. Suede talking in the third person? Check. Field trip to an undisclosed location? Check. Corporate...
| May 14, 2009
The best thing about China Taste is that there are absolutely no surprises there, at least when it comes to the menu and the food; this is the same Chinese food we've all been eating since the big Szechuan explosion of the early 1980s. Of course, that...
| Jan 8, 2009
This review begins at the end, on a Wednesday morning, when I show up at work with a couple of slices of Dangerously Delicious savory pies to share with my co-workers. Everyone loves them. The crusts are superb, the fillings delicious. One of them is...