| Jun 18, 2013
Michael's is coming down the JFX. The owners of Michael's Cafe in Timonium have announced plans to add a Federal Hill location.
The new restaurant will be built on what is now a parking lot at South Charles and Cross streets. The plan is for a spring...
| May 7, 2013
After seven years running his own kitchen at Salt, his Upper Fells Point restaurant that put duck-fat fries, Wagyu sliders and changing menus on Baltimore's food map, Jason Ambrose is stepping aside.
Ambrose is turning over Salt's day-to-day kitchen...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Max’s Empanadas (313 S. High St., 410-547-7900, maxempanadas.com) will close on March 22. Owner Max Gonzalez opened his Argentine cafe and coffee shop in early 2010 in a Little Italy storefront. The specialty was, you guessed it, empanadas, which...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:16 PM
You can hear their passion for teaching the language, a Viva Italia! enthusiasm they hope to make infectious to those who sign up for the courses.
For Italian language teachers Catherine D'Ascoli of Wilde Lake High School and Peter DiMarco of Hammond...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:35 AM
After two years, the original owners of Zella's Pizzeria on Hollins Street are coming back.
Julie Ernst and Cem Ari opened Zella's in 2007. It found a loyal following and helped to anchor the struggling Hollins Market neighborhood. They sold the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Winter Wine Celebration ended on Sunday, but wine-lovers can still get their filll.
The Wine Market in Locust Point has declared this Eclectic Wine Month. From Mondays through Thursdays in March, the restaurant is offering half-off select glasses of...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Havre de Grace
Where he lives now:
New York, but he still has a home in Havre de Grace, too.
What he’s known for:
Dolce, 65, began his brand, Daniel Dolce Italy, six years ago. The line includes his signature cuff links made from...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
After walking the byways of Remington, I agreed with my guide, a builder named Roy Skeen, who told me, "This is a neighborhood of nooks and crannies."
While most people sail though the North Baltimore community as they leave or enter the Jones Falls...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Sure, not everyone wants to celebrate Valentine's Day. It's not so hard to sit it out.
But imagine if you and your sweetheart worked together in the Valentine's Day industry, catering to romance but, come dinnertime on Feb. 14, never able to...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Growing up in Rome, not far from Saint Peter's Basilica (whose dome I could see from my parents' bedroom) I did not think much of my circumstance. I thought it was just normal to drive my scooter by the Vatican walls and to see the Swiss guards...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:59 PM
I beg the reader's indulgence as I savor a memory of something that lasted for only about 10 minutes on a summer day 17 years ago — an encounter with a stranger on a bridge in Baltimore County. It was one of those remarkable moments in which...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. was named for his father ("Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy," June 2). My dad was named for his father, and his father before him. My dad was named Giovanni. He was born in 1925 in Pennsylvania. When he entered school his...