| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A collective "Oh!" greeted restaurateur Chris Spann's announcement to the Hampden Village Merchants Association on Wednesday that he plans to take over the former Dogwood restaurant space on The Avenue.
Spann, owner of the well-reviewed restaurant The...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:04 AM
For decades, the well-heeled and hungry went to the Chesapeake Restaurant at the corner of Charles and Lanvale streets for formally served dinners of charcoal-broiled steaks, unabashedly rich seafood dishes like jumbo crab lumps au gratin and a decadent...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Hurry up and finish, willya?
That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open.
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Several McDaniel College students, faculty members and alumni recently gathered to share a meal at Ambrosia, a neighborhood Greek restaurant.
Greek restaurants have a following in Carroll County, as they certainly do in many communities. In fact, many...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Riccardo Bosio knows that great food – and great eating habits – start with fresh, whole ingredients.
Bosio, the owner of the upscale Italian restaurant Sotto Sopra in Mount Vernon, can often be found in his home kitchen with his wife,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Joe's Crab Shack in Abingdon will continue to be able to serve alcoholic drinks, despite the recent departure of its residence liquor licensee.
Stuart Cotton notified the Harford County Liquor Control Board May 20 of his resignation. He was the resident...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Hotel restaurants often get a bad rap. Many are known for boring decor, pricey food and lackadaisical service.
FountainSide at the Doubletree by Hilton in Pikesville fits some of those descriptions — but the service is anything but lazy.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A new bakery in Laurel is offering traditional coffeehouse fare alongside spicy, exotic breads, and a mother-daughter team from Ethiopia is behind it all.
Maza Getachew and her mother, Genet Vulcha — the owner of Genet Bakery and Catering —...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher.
It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:19 PM
German Garduno led the commencement procession, and his first steps were a bit out of sync.
Who could blame him? The last time the 32-year-old Columbia resident from Mexico attended a graduation of any kind was when he completed ninth grade at age 15....
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When Maryland merchants talk about the recent legalization of same-sex marriage, they sometimes talk of broad, lofty themes: Equality. Justice. Civil rights.
But there's another practical concept at work: Dollar signs.
The financial motivation was...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Specifics of Baltimore County's proposed food truck legislation revisions were presented Thursday at a public hearing before the county Planning Board, and several dozen restaurateurs and food truck owners gave input on the legislation.
"Food trucks are...