| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 8:20 AM
Forget waffle cones and parfait glasses. Ice cream gets served these days atop hunks of pork belly. Amid pools of gazpacho. Alongside chicken Parm.
The frozen confection has gone over to the dinner side of the menu, with savory tastes like tomato-...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 9:10 AM
My kitchen smells like pot, but there's nothing going on here to concern the Police Department. Maybe the Fire Department.
I'm taking a gizmo that looks like a toy gun, stuffing wood shavings into the top and lighting them afire. My motivation is not...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Elijah Knauer bounds into S'ghetti Eddie's as if on a mission, taking in the pinball, the family-style booths and — oh man — the spot on the menu that mentions the thing that begins with an "ice" and ends with a "cream."
"Oooooh, they have...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:21 AM
With another school year at an end, most students are looking forward to summer vacation. But when schools close, more than 340,000 children across Maryland will wonder where their summer meals will come from.
One of the great shames of our country is...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted)
The Help (Wednesday)
30 Minutes or Less
The Devil’s Double
Final Destination 5
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
The Bling Ring...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:48 PM
More than 60 chefs arrived in Bel Air pulling trailers loaded with grills, seasonings, marinades, rubs, injectors, utensils and — of course — meat.
Downtown Bel Air will be sizzling during the 10th annual Maryland BBQ Bash, the annual...
| Aug 17, 2011
It never ceases to amaze me how folks in the West Friendship area have access to so many cultural activities within just minutes of home. As much as our area prides itself in its original rural and agricultural roots, in recent years, this area has been...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Duff Goldman's new series "Sugar High" will premiere on Monday, Aug. 8. at 10:30 p.m. on the Food Network.
Duff's "Sugar High" will take him on "a cross-country trek to capture the sweet secrets and tasty techniques that keep the cookies from crumbling...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Baltimore's Duff Goldman, TV's Ace of Cakes, will be back on the Food network in a new show starting Aug. 8.
Goldman hinted at the show in a Sun magazine profile I did in January, and I am glad to see he has pulled it off and made the network schedule....
| Jul 12, 2011
Duff Goldman had a "blast" making his new Food Network series — "I got to check out the country. They let me off the leash."
His new project is "Sugar High," a six-episode series debuting Aug. 8. The show sends Goldman and his motorcycle on a...