| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Sophie Filippetti from Santa Rosa, Calif., was searching for a recipe for Italian king's cake. She said her mother-in-law used to make it often and even won first prize at their county fair some time ago. She has lost the recipe and wanted to be able to...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:15 AM
In 1938, Adolph Hitler wanted to annex that portion of Czechoslovakia that bordered on Germany known as the Sudetenland which had a large German ethnic minority but which, much more importantly, contained the extremely strong border defenses of the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Liberatore family is on a roll.
Well known in the northern Baltimore suburbs for their eponymous Italian restaurants, the Liberatore family is branching out. Lib's Grill in Perry Hall, the family's seventh restaurant, ditches the Italian in favor of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Venti Tre (3731 Boston St., 410-563-0302, venti-tre.com), opening March 18 at The Shops at Canton Crossing, is a new fast-casual concept from Fazoli's, the nation's largest chain of quick-service Italian restaurants.
Venti Tre (which means 23 in...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy.
Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:12 AM
From: Tuscany, italy
Serve with: Grilled chicken, hamburgers
This is a delicious, well-priced Italian red that artfully combines the spiciness of 80 percent sangiovse with the backbone of 20 percent cabernet sauvignon. There's plenty of...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
The Little Italy restaurant formerly known Germano's Trattoria is now Germano's Piattini.
Germano's was doing just fine as a trattoria, the owners said, but they wanted to keep one step ahead of changing tastes. So they revamped just about everything....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
There isn't much that goes on in Baltimore that doesn't include Tom Noonan. The president and CEO of Visit Baltimore is responsible for promoting the region and all of its venues as a destination for conventions, meetings, leisure travelers, day-trippers,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Even Wal-Mart is too expensive for recession battered America.
Everyday low prices are no longer enough — middle-class consumers are fleeing to dollar stores to stretch shrinking paychecks. Yet, Democratic politicians and economists who...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dinner in a suburban Italian restaurant is rarely worth a one-hour wait. But it is when it comes to Facci, the first restaurant in Ellicott City's new Turf Valley shopping center.
The restaurant, which opened in September, is named after owner...
| Feb 25, 2014
Bryan Voltaggio's recent announcement that he'd be opening a restaurant in Baltimore arrived like a complimentary dessert — something you appreciate all the more because it isn't expected.
"OHMAGAWD" and "yeeeeeesss!!!" were a few of the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Vivo Trattoria & Wine Bar, a new restaurant at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, has the burnished looks of a good Tuscan-inspired trattoria. And its midpriced menu of antipasto, pastas, pizzas and Northern Italian entrees has a kind of broad appeal that's...