| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When Our Lady of the Angels Chapel was built and dedicated in the early 20th century, it was surrounded by the rolling hills and open countryside of a farm that served as a retreat for the members of the Catholic order of the Sulpician Fathers.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Spaghetti and lasagna are all very well, but pizza is plainly the major Italian donation to the American diet. Susan Fillion celebrates both the pizza and its Italian origins in the slender but delightful Pizza in Pienza (David Godine, $17.95).
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:45 PM
ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
The last time Chazz Palminteri performed "A Bronx Tale" in Baltimore, he came away with a restaurant.
It was during the 2009 national tour of his autobiographical, one-man show that Palminteri met the Vitale family, the Little Italy restaurateurs that...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Caesar's Den has closed. The Little Italy restaurant served its last meals to the public on Sunday night.
It was owned by Tina and Guido DeFranco, who lived above their High Street restaurant.
"It feels great," said Guido DeFranco on the morning after...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:44 AM
In a rowhouse kitchen near Patterson Park, a small pennant-shaped Cuban flag hangs from a cabinet above a pot of garlic and onions warming in wine, vinegar and water.
Smudged and worn, the fringed banner used to hang from the rearview mirror in the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A Taste of Hampden, featuring food prepared by chefs from restaurants like The Food Market, Birroteca, Cafe Hon and Woodberry Kitchen, is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Hampden Family Center.
Other participating restaurants and retailers...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:07 AM
An outlet of Maggiano's Little Italy will open in the Westfield Annapolis mall on Oct. 14. This is the first Maryland location, and the 45th overall, for the traditional Italian restaurant concept, whose Italian menu includes pastas, salads, steaks and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:09 AM
In Little Italy, where three traditional Italian restaurants have closed within the span of six months, a fourth restaurant has announced a major makeover.
Beginning as soon as Thursday, Germano's Trattoria, which is owned by chef Germano Fabiani and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:45 PM
We had a good old time at Marchionda's, an accomplished but unassuming Italian restaurant that might coax city diners farther up Harford Road than they've been in a long time.
Marchionda's opened in late July, in the rowhouse space that was for so...
| Oct 8, 2013
The husband-and-wife team behind Verde concede they were somewhat reticent about publicizing Verde, at least at first.
When they opened their approachable chic trattoria last September, in the old Birches space on Montford Street, Ed Bosco and Marianne...