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  • A vote for Question 6 is a vote to end discrimination

    Like everyone I know, I am planning to vote this November for Question 6 to legalize same-sex marriages in Maryland. The law will rectify an unfair situation which, if it were not so ugly in its discrimination, would almost be humorous. It was all...
  • A new look for soul food in Parkville

    A new look for soul food in Parkville
    Herb & Soul began last September as a catering and carryout operation in the back part of a Parkville convenience store. The offerings included interesting Southern cuisine and soul food but also typical carryout items like cheese steaks and wings....
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
  • Vegan diet not so risky as the status quo

    Over dinner the other day with a new acquaintance, the topic of food and ethics (and thus vegetarianism) came up. My new acquaintance, Mr. W., is about 60 pounds overweight and was enjoying an oversized cheeseburger on a white bun with a side of fries. He...
  • Vegan diet good for kids and animals

    Vegan diet good for kids and animals
    As Jill Rosen highlights in her recent article ("The Littlest Vegans," March 20), an increasing number of today's youth are growing up on a diet loaded with healthier and more humane plant-based foods. Since we develop lifelong eating habits at a young...
  • Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families

    Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families
    The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland. Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...
  • 'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu

    'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu
    People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration. The...
  • Artifact Coffee, by night, mellows into its glory

    Artifact Coffee, by night, mellows into its glory
    Artifact Coffee, Amy and Spike Gjerdes' follow-up to their acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen, has been growing on me. In the span of eight days, I had two of my favorite restaurant entrees of the past year at Artifact Coffee. The first night was a 12-hour...
  • Al Roker at the Ivy Bookshop, and other healthy eating events

    Al Roker at the Ivy Bookshop, and other healthy eating events
    How are those resolutions going? Same here. But there's help. January is packed with events designed to promote healthy-eating habits. Calories matter. Using our new online database of calories in restaurant menu items, you can now quickly check the...
  • Sticky Rice makes PETA list for best vegan sushi

    Sticky Rice makes PETA list for best vegan sushi
    Sticky Rice, with four locations including Aliceanna Street in Baltimore, has been named by PETA as one of the top 10 restaurants for vegan sushi, taking the No. 8 spot. PETA was impressed with Stick Rice for offering two types of tofu-based sushi as...
  • The Littlest Vegans

    The Littlest Vegans
    Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever." His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...
  • Bizarre Foods show highlights Baltimore

    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...