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  • In Charles North, Bottega is a 20-seat restaurant with big-time charm

    In Charles North, Bottega is a 20-seat restaurant with big-time charm
    I think of Bottega, Adrien Aeschilman's small and crazily charming new restaurant in Charles North, as the kind of place you'd want your best friend to open, if your friend was as talented and gracious as Aeschilman. Bottega might make you think of...
  • Harford elementary schoolers meet First Lady, get lesson in healthy eating

    Harford elementary schoolers meet First Lady, get lesson in healthy eating
    Five Magnolia Elementary School students, along with their peers from schools in Washington, D.C., Virginia and West Virginia, sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama Wednesday for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. "The First...
  • Magnolia Elementary students to visit White House Wednesday

    Magnolia Elementary students to visit White House Wednesday
    Five students from Magnolia Elementary School in Joppa will join fellow schoolchildren from the Mid-Atlantic and First Lady Michelle Obama in harvesting the White House kitchen garden Wednesday. The get-together in Washington is part of the effort by...
  • Man's cross country trek stops in Harford to promote healthy living

    Man's cross country trek stops in Harford to promote healthy living
    George Throop has exhausted his entire savings account and gone $11,000 in debt. But he said that will not stop his trek across the country to promote healthy living. "The walk has cost me close to $20,000 over the past four years," 38-year-old Throop...
  • Healthy Harford Day draws 1,000 to Bel Air Farmers Market

    Healthy Harford Day draws 1,000 to Bel Air Farmers Market
    The grounds next to the Bel Air Farmer's Market were filled with vendors from across Harford County, who offered tips on developing a more healthy lifestyle during Saturday's third annual Healthy Harford Day. The simplest tip during the event, put on...
  • Chipotle includes Baltimore in try-out for Sofritas, a vegan option

    Chipotle includes Baltimore in try-out for Sofritas, a vegan option
    Chipotle will include all of its Baltimore-area locations in its East Coast test-market for Sofritas, the company's new vegan option. The test starts on Oct. 21. Chipotle began testing Sofritas, which it describes as "a shredded tofu braised with...
  • Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]

    Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]
    What can I do to help the environment? As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
  • Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras

    Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras
    Date: Sept. 27 Her story: Laura Schott, 35, grew up in Lutherville. She is a corporate travel agent at Maxim Healthcare Services in Columbia. Her parents, Phyllis and Bob Schott, are both retired teachers and live in Lutherville. His story: Serafim...
  • FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods

    FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods
    After buying Fractured Prune Doughnuts in January, Dan Brinton switched to an oil without trans fats to fry the chain's hand-dipped glazed doughnuts. "It's a little more expensive, but it's certainly worth it as far as I'm concerned," said Brinton,...
  • Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone

    Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone
    After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet. Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...