| Jan 29, 2011
Michael Pesi may have met the woman of his dreams in the modest surroundings of a Merchant's Tire waiting room, but when it came time to propose marriage, he thought big.
He considered whisking girlfriend Aletta Muzila off to New York and popping the...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Every few years, Valentine's Day falls on a Monday, which is very good news for restaurants. Think about it: It's only when Feb. 14 falls on Monday that restaurants can stretch the big dining-out occasion into a four-day, long-weekend dating extravaganza....
| Nov 28, 2011
| 7:00 AM
A restaurant gift card is a great idea. But restaurants make it so hard. I want to know what I'm giving.
I want ordering to be easy, flexible and transparent, with the option of ordering online or in person. I want to know exactly what the card or...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Phillips Seafood will open a location at Maryland Live, the Cordish Cos.' $500 million casino and entertainment complex under construction at Arundel Mills.
Cordish chairman David Cordish made the announcement at a Tuesday afternoon ribbon-cutting at...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:36 AM
The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) Education Foundation wants to put you an Audi. The top prize in the 12th annual car raffle fundraiser is an 2012 Audi A3 from Valley Motor, with $10,000 and $5,000 as second and third prize, respectively. "This...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Zagat has released its 2012 America's Top Restaurants Survey, covering 1,578 of the nation's top restaurants across 45 U.S. markets, including Baltimore, which is yoked together in most, but not all, of the survey questions with Washington.
| Nov 23, 2008
Stop by the new Mari Luna Latin Grille in Pikesville around dinner time and you'll find yourself asking, "What recession?"
I suppose you could argue that the people who used to be eating at the fine-dining Ruth's Chris Steak House a bit north on...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
For reasons too complicated to explain, I ended up tonight eating dinner alone in the Ruth's Chris Steak House in Pikesville. No more saturated fat and salt for me until next month. I've used up my allotment. Anyway, I walked......
| Jan 19, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Local Ruth's Chris Steak House locations are running an Inaugural Menu deal through tomorrow. Barack Obama will be the 44th president, so the Inaugural Menu costs $44. Get it?The special consists of appetizer, salad, main course and dessert (several...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:42 AM
A startup Orlando-area company that earlier this year launched an Android app to prevent texting while driving has now taken a turn on the iOS highway.
Six months after introducing its mobile app for Android phones, Lake Mary-based Txt Shield LLC has...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
September?! September. This new month either fills you with dread ("Where did summer go?") or with elation ("Finally! I'm not sweaty!"). Whichever camp you're in, this weekend's fests are a great excuse to enjoy the final weekends of summer, or to get out...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:02 AM
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
3/4 cup chopped nuts; pecans preferred
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1 large egg, well...