| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Poncho N Pepe's is a party place.
Even on a Wednesday evening, the bar is packed and tables are filled, often with large, laughing groups. Everybody, from the hostess to the waiter, is friendly. It's bright, festive, and most of all, fun.
| Jul 14, 2012
One of the first things the new owners of Blue Agave did when they took over was to prop open the front doors. Now when you walk by the Light Street entrance of this Federal Hill restaurant, it looks like a place that's ready for company. Inside, they...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:52 AM
While the weather forecast for Saturdays' Ravens game is in the high 40s — not exactly Green Bay territory — it can get chilly after being outside for a while. One of the best ways to keep the cold at bay is with a cup of spicy hot chocolate....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Just because the holidays are over and we're into a new year, that doesn't mean the need for "roast beast" is over. Hearty winter dinners are still the order of the evening, but cold weather eating doesn't have to be all about stews and soups. You can...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:38 PM
It's quiz time!
Time to gauge your wine savvy. Below you will find a host of questions on topics covered these past seven months. See how much you've absorbed... information-wise!
1. "Pride of the Wineries: A California Living Book" stated that this...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Clearly I need to post this quickly, before lunch.Pei Wei Asian Diner is giving out a coupon (today only) for a free entree, Vietnamese caramel chicken, a new dish wok-tossed in a caramel-chile sauce and topped with an Asian slaw......
| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race premiere ... (And my apologies for not posting this earlier!):And, they’re off…The teams gather in downtown Los Angeles to begin the 16th season of The Amazing Race and I immediately notice that some....
| Mar 2, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Water in a hydrological monitoring well in Christiansburg, Va. briefly dropped almost 2 feet in response to the Mag. 8.8 earthquake in Chile on Feb. 27. The Christiansburg site is well-known to hydrologists for its sensitivity to the seismic waves that...
| Apr 16, 2009
Ellicott City's La Palapa makes a good run of it. All at the same time, it operates as a family restaurant, a sports bar, a college-style happy-hour hangout and a few things in between. Mariachi bands stroll on Friday and Saturday nights, and folks take...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The headline Thursday in Spain's biggest sports newspaper, Marca, said it best: "The End."
Huddled around televisions in bars and in living rooms across their country, Spaniards uttered a collective groan late Wednesday when their decorated national...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The dynasty label, overused in sports, might have understated Spain's recent status in international soccer. The Spanish had swept the globe's last three preeminent competitions — the 2010 World Cup and the European Cups in '08 and '12.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Note: This dish of pounded steaks rolled around a spicy sausage filling is one that Rose Nair and her sister Nalini Viegas make for special occasions.
4 ( 1/2-pound) Milanesa steaks (also called "beef...