| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Banksy's Cafe has closed in Lake Falls Village. Owners Robb Banks and Will Brown will be focusing on their catering operations, which they had been running out of the same location.
The cafe, which opened in 2009, served made-to-order sandwiches and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:17 AM
Harbor East's Lancaster Street has seen some welcome additions recently. Ouzo Bay's seafood program has impressed many Baltimore diners. Townhouse Kitchen and Bar has settled in as an upscale sports bar with a notable selection of beer. Both of these...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
For weeks, my inbox, Twitter timeline and ears have burned.
Readers and colleagues can't stop talking about WC Harlan, a new bar in Remington. The praise has been gushing and unanimous. To them, WC Harlan is a wonder.
But there was something else: The...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Any foodie will tell you freshness matters. Same holds true for beer. When what’s in your glass was made on the premises, or by a nearby brewer on behalf of the establishment where you’re sipping your suds, it’s bound to taste better...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Nothing screams Super Bowl weekend like hot wings, chips and dip, and, most importantly, beer.
Padonia Station in Timonium is taking that last element to the next level, hosting the first Super Bowl of Maryland Craft Beer from Thursday, Jan. 31, through...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Beer dinners aren't just for Baltimore Beer Week. Baltimore-area restaurants are scheduling beer dinners and tastings year-round.
Victoria Gastro Pub has released its 2013 schedule of monthly tasting dinners. First up, on Jan. 30, Flying Dog Brewery....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Punk's Backyard Grill has closed at the Westfield Annapolis Mall. The restaurant, which opened in 2009, evoked an American backyard gathering. The kitchen was enclosed behind a structure that suggested the back of a suburban home, the dining room was...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The founders of Brewtherville Labs — both live in Lutherville — were being funny when they named their beer brewing club. But they were quite serious about their focus on home brewing.
The members of the club gather in a friendly atmosphere,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
A law enacted by the General Assembly in 2011 allowing direct shipment of wine to consumers appears to be having its intended effect of expanding consumer choice -- at least for the connoisseurs who care about such things.
A report prepared by the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The Maryland Wineries Association has announced Winter Wine at Evergreen, a Jan. 10 wine tasting event at the Evergreen Museum and Library's Carriage House on North Charles Street.
Guests will sample 25 locally grown and produced Maryland wines in Riedel...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Of Love and Regret, the Canton bar and restaurant from Stillwater Ales' Brian Strumke, will open its upstairs bar on Friday. It's called the Jaded Lounge, and it will feature 11 drinks on tap (four Stillwater beers and seven specialty liqueurs/cocktails...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:39 AM
The bar quarters at Hampden's Birroteca are close, so it's easy to make new friends.
Between bites of calamari, a new acquaintance said this new pizza joint and bar was a major improvement over the last resident, the short-lived Mill Steakhouse and...