| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Fazzini's Taverna had been open only about six weeks when we visited on a Saturday night.
The restaurant, which occupies the old Piv's location on York Road in Cockeysville, was very crowded, with a 45-minute wait for a table if you were silly enough...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Some meals require a bit of pomp and circumstance, and sometimes you just want to eat some great food without getting gussied up. Cafe Cito is the place for those times.
The cafe opened in May in the Hampden space formerly occupied by Roland Park Cafe...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:28 AM
The menu at Rosario's Italian Kitchen covers everything from fried shrimp to breakfast all day, but as the restaurant's name implies, for many, dinner time here means Italian. And at this friendly Rosedale spot that opened in 2012, those Italian dinners...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I'm glad I write for an American newspaper and not a British one, because with the controversial Luis Suarez causing the inevitable downfall of the disappointing English national team, I don't think I'd sleep until Tuesday....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
From: Terre Siciliane, Italy
Serve with: Tuna steaks, light pasta, pizza
This smooth, young red wine from Sicily is a fantastic value, and a case purchase would be a wise move. It has a body comparable to a fine Beaujolais, but a spicy,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Much of the Spanish team has pretty much played year-round since it won in 2010, and we are seeing the fruits of it — it's sadly clear none of them have anything left in the tank.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Nobody asked me, but ... it's hard to believe that Dallas Dance, the Baltimore County school superintendent, could take a consulting job with a company that does business with the school system he runs and not see that as a problem. He says he "didn't...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: It’s a little early to declare a team completely dead, but Spain looked completely dead yesterday.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs. Greece, 12 p.m., ABC; Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, 3 p.m.; ABC; England vs. Italy, 6 p.m.,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
An Italian restaurant boasting hand-crafted, made-from-scratch dishes and original recipes opened its doors Monday at its newest location at the Columbia mall.
Maggiano's Little Italy can seat 289 patrons and is located on one of the corners of the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The timing couldn't be better.
Just as "Sister Act," the musical based on the hit movie from 1992, rolled into Baltimore with habits flying and vocal cords pumping, Sister Cristina Scuccia was getting ready to win the "The Voice of Italy" TV competition...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Angelo Gatto spoke softly and carried a small baton, but the slender 92-year-old conductor had no trouble getting respect from the musicians of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsing for Saturday's milestone concert.
The milestone is Gatto's...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Bryan Voltaggio is still about six weeks, give or take, from opening his Italian restaurant, Aggio, at Power Plant Live.
But if you just can't wait to taste Voltaggio's take on Italian food, you'll have a chance on May 15 and 16, when Voltaggio takes...