| Mar 20, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Traditionalists will tell you that a meal without wine is called breakfast. It is hard to pair the likes of pancakes and scones or coffee cake and granola with wine. The good news is … it can be done! And successfully, too.
If you are planning...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:23 PM
Whether true or just a bit of wishful folklore, champagne was reportedly first cooked up by the French Benedictine monk Pierre Perignon (c. 1638-1715). When Dom Perignon first tasted his concoction, he is reported to have said, "Come quickly, I am...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse will officially open February 15, the pub and restaurant announced this morning. It also confirmed that Matt Seeber, a former chef at Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak restaurant at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be its executive chef....
| Mar 31, 2012
There are so many things to admire about Heavy Seas Alehouse, the thoroughly winning new establishment in Little Italy's Holland Tack Factory.
There is the understated, comfortable decor, mercifully free of pirate paraphernalia. (Frankly, I was worried...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Jersey Shore has returned for its fifth season, and while it seems as though the Seaside Bandwagon has dwindled since the middle of the gang’s tour de Italy, I just can’t pull my eyes away from the trainwreck.
Let’s break down the first...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Pasquale Mario "Pat" Ercolano, a retired produce manager, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 88.
Born in Rome and raised in Sorrento, Italy, Mr. Ercolano was educated in public schools.
As a teenager, he served as a...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Maryland Golf & Country Clubs will be transformed March 31 into a "Night with the Stars" for the 8th Annual After dArc Gala to benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region.
More than 400 guests will be treated to star treatment, surprises, spectacular...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Tucked into a strip mall on a busy stretch of Belair Road in Overlea, Frank's Pizza & Pasta seems like a million other pizza joints.
It's worth a closer look.
Owner Armando Buontempo deftly handles traditional dishes from his native Italy, revealing a...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:48 PM
We often watch a reality show about a couple and assume they won't be a couple for much longer. It's not that we're cynical; it's just the facts of reality TV life. But "Giuliana & Bill," featuring Giuliana and Bill Rancic, seems to have broken that...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:13 PM
So intent was Riccardo Migliori on his mission — observing the U.S. election and asking questions about the voting process in Baltimore — that he missed the statues of saints and the oil painting of Pope Leo XIII. So foreign was the idea...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:56 PM
"You know when you see John Ellsberry's painted alligator at the end of the 28th Street Bridge that you're in Remington," said Kathleen C. Ambrose, who is researching and writing a history of the more than 200-year-old Baltimore neighborhood that she...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers are hoping that an early closing time and redesigned traffic patterns will help both race attendees and Baltimore residents connect with their favorite restaurants over Labor Day weekend.
Little Italy is definitely...