| Nov 13, 2011
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Are you ready?
You'll get more than a taste at the country breakfast sponsored by the Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department at the Ten Oaks Ballroom Sunday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon.
The buffet includes...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:37 PM
There’s a new eatery in Columbia that offers Turkish and Italian dishes as well as American flair and a menu for kids.
Rustem “Rudy” Keskin is the brains behind Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner, which opened in the Gateway Plaza...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The defection of Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab this week is the latest blow to President Bashir Assad's increasingly desperate struggle to remain in office. Mr. Hijab was the highest-ranking Sunni member of the government, which is dominated by Mr....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Baltimoreans like their beer, and so far it's been a good year.
My colleague Erik Maza, who keeps his eye on the local brew scene, has been the bearer of malty good news.
He has written about the Heavy Seas Alehouse, which opened earlier this year...
| May 28, 2009
There's a wide and shady plaza in front of the RTKL's still-handsome 400 E. Pratt St. building that was once one of my favorite downtown eating spots. I don't get over there much anymore, but I was glad to see the Boheme Cafe still fronting the plaza,...
| Dec 11, 2008
This is the second coming of Teavolve, Sunni Gilliam and Del Powell's soothing alternative to the neighborhood caffeine house.
The original edition was a snazzy-looking but cozy teahouse on Eastern Avenue, just east of Broadway in Fells Point. The new...
| Jan 15, 2009
The Parkside Fine Food & Spirits occupies the wide first floor of a midblock building in Lauraville. Its ambience suggests a funky antique store that woke up one day to discover it was a restaurant and bar. It's warm and colorful, and there are old...
| Feb 19, 2009
Freda's Kitchen, which markets itself as a New York-style deli, is an exceptionally clean, well-lit and well-organized space - this space used to be the Mount Washington Market - with a sunlit cafe in front and the ordering and deli counters in the back....
| Aug 5, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Let's see ... How can I make this weather-related? Okay, the sun was shining near Dundee Creek on Saturday and the table was set. So this adult bald eagle decided it would be a fine morning to share an alfresco brunch with......
| Sep 24, 2009
| 4:22 PM
During the election, there were Barack Obama candies, cookies and chocolate. Now Michelle's getting some attention via last season Top Chef cheftestant Spike Mendelsohn:There's a new burger in town, and it's got Michelle Obama's name on it and turkey...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I'm worried about Robert of Cross Keys. I'm afraid that associating with all the degenerate characters on this blog, including its writer, may be getting to him. Here's Robert and today's excellent Free Market Friday. EL Right now I’m sitting......
| Nov 17, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Now you decide you don't want to cook after all, and you're looking for a restaurant open Thanksgiving day. I did my best for you with this list of Top 10 Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner, but it wasn't easy. First......