| 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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 PM
While most Marylanders will be shoveling snow and cursing freezing rain Monday, a seasonal chain will be doing operating at the opposite end of the spectrum. They'll be selling ice.
Owners of about half of Maryland's Rita's Italian Ice locations are...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Youth Ministry of St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville presents the 33rd annual Italian Dinner on March 9 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Dining takes place in the school auditorium. This is an awesome community event and the food is excellent. As in...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement possible in the Boy Scouts of America, is earned by only about 5 percent of the boys who join Scouts. Boy Scout Troop 793, which meets at Glenelg United Methodist Church, has had 10 members move into the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Spring arrives today, officially.
Venti Tre (3731 Boston St., 410-563-0302, venti-tre.com), the new fast casual Italian restaurant at the Shops at Canton Crossing, is celebrating the first day of spring with the offer of a free entree with any purchase....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Woman's Club of Perry Hall is doing it again! This local organization is totally dedicated to helping out in our community with an extra tasty surprise this time. With the generous support of Italian Sensation, they are holding a delicious...