| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Reality TV host Anthony Melchiorri spends his workdays circling the country and globe, on a mission to help ailing hotels and their owners resurrect themselves on the Travel Channel series "Hotel Impossible."
When the hotel fixer visited Baltimore...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
On Aug. 17, the 2013 Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Region 5 took place in the front parking lot of the Russett Sam's Club. Every competitor is judged in four categories: chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. The overall points received in each category...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A report from the Eastern Shore puts the northern snakehead — that slithery, toothy Frankenfish introduced to Central Maryland by some ecological saboteur a decade ago — in Marshyhope Creek, suggesting that the invasive species has moved...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Shin Chon Garden is popular to the point of overflowing. Even on a drizzly weeknight, the tables at this Ellicott City restaurant are full of diners. A friend, arriving a few minutes before I did, texted: "place smells AMAZING."
When Andrew Zimmern, the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:08 AM
The "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" episode featuring Baltimore will air on Monday, March 25 at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel.
Here is the episode synopsis from the Travel Channel:
"There's a long line of tradition on the menu when Andrew...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:15 AM
With almost 10,000 rooms for the taking, finding a hotel in Ocean City is a breeze. So why would Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" be filming an episode there this week?
Turns out the Lankford Hotel at 8th Street and the boardwalk is getting a bit...
| Apr 2, 2012
Lately I've been watching a Travel Channel show that circles the globe in search of bizarre foods.
And I don't mean "bizarre" like hot sauce on scrambled eggs; I mean "bizarre" as in fresh-caught snapping-turtle cooked on the engine block of a pick-up...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Chef Andrew Zimmern has been to the far corners of the globe. He's known for eating everything from weird animal parts to the oddest regional dishes. And yet, what he couldn't stomach, apparently, was a stay at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:25 AM
In Baltimore Tuesday filming for his Travel Channel show "Bizarre Foods America," Andrew Zimmern is steadily Tweeting out gorgeous Instagram images from his visit.
On Tuesday morning, Zimmern Tweeted out images of Baltimore's famous Arabbers preparing...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:44 AM
The very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore.
The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire."
As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...