| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Collaboration is the word of the year in the Baltimore restaurant scene. Every month delivers new announcements about good-natured cooking competitions or chefs "popping up" in one another's restaurants. Baltimore's chefs work hard in their own kitchens,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Rodney Henry is picking up and moving to Texas.
Henry, the founder of Dangerously Delicious Pies and former contestant on “Food Network Star,” has sold his house and is moving to Austin, where he's been living part-time over the past four...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:00 PM
On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard.
This week I...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Charles Ross Diffenderffer, an attorney who changed careers and became an executive chef, died April 24 at his home in the Mays Chapel section of Timonium. He was 49.
Family members said he died after a lengthy battle with addiction.
Born in Baltimore...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Guy Fieri is coming to Baltimore.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced on Thursday that the flamboyant tattooed culinary personality will open a restaurant at the casino currently under construction on Russell Street.
Guy Fieri’s Baltimore...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A number of tastings are coming to the Wine Source, 3601 Elm Ave., in the next couple of weeks.
On Friday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m., you can sample some impressive wines from two Italian producers, Le Ragose, of Valpollicella, and Marziano Abbona, of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Technically, you could open a casino without a celebrity chef. But, why gamble?
On Monday, the management of Horseshoe Baltimore announced the two chefs it hopes will be marquee culinary attractions at its casino, which is now under construction on...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Scott Walker started his term of service as executive director of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance focused on the annual Chocolate and Candy Festival, and he ends his term four-and-a-half years later with the festival.
"This is my first event, and it'll be...