| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Over the past year or two, the big hotel chains, Marriott included, have been rethinking and revamping their properties' restaurants. Guiding these redos are several somewhat overlapping ideas, most of which are in play at the Yard, the recently renovated...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The congregants of St. James United Methodist Church recently welcomed a new pastor, Katie Saari, who graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary in 2012. Saari hails from Bloomington, Ind., but is excited to be part of this community and eagerly...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
“People go crazy over our chicken salad,” says Eriksson Hill of Harford County’s popular WOLO Food Truck. From his mobile restaurant, operated with partner John Schonacher, Hill serves “Food That Rocks!” In this fun,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Every college town needs at least one decent, inexpensive, fun Mexican food spot. In Towson, El Rodeo might be that place — but it seems to wish it was more.
The Allegheny Avenue restaurant, which opened in early 2012, hits the right notes when it...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Baltimore’s own Abbey Burger Bistro opened up shop in Ocean City this June, and despite a slow summer for many businesses, owner Eric Leatherman said he has seen a steady increase in customers during the past two weeks.
The original Abbey Burger...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:45 AM
"So, it looks like Farmer Emma is offering some extra tomatoes this week at the CSA," I said to my husband. "Can you grab a few while you are picking up our share at Moon Valley?"
I kind of wish I had read Emma Williams' email to our CSA group a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start.
The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Bond Mill Elementary Principal Justin FitzGerald and his wonderful staff greeted all young scholars as they arrived for the first day of school. An ice cream social, sponsored by the PTO, followed during the week when Bond Mill Elementary School...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Kathy Stumer from Tuscarora, Pa., was looking for a recipe that her husband's grandmother used to make and called cheese dough. She described it as pillow-like dough squares filled with cottage cheese and topped with breadcrumbs and sour cream.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Brenda Cox from Raleigh, N.C., was looking for a recipe for making a baked spaghetti casserole like the one her mother used to make back in the 1950s. She remembers that her mother used tomato soup in her recipe. She has tried over the years to recreate...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Diane Ball from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for a seafood boil that once ran in the Taste section in an article about tailgating parties. She thought the recipe might have won some kind of a tailgating cooking contest at the time.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Sometimes, it takes only a single element to elevate a new bar from "perfectly fine but forgettable" to something exciting and memorable.
On a recent Saturday night at Tavern on the Hill, the new restaurant and bar that replaced Howard's of Mount Vernon...