| Apr 21, 2012
The setting for Silo.5% Wine Bar is Silo Point, a glamorous luxury condominium carved out of a former working grain terminal in Locust Point. The complex is surrounded by the remnants of industry, and even from the ground floor, the views of the freight...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Open only since the end of May, Of Love & Regret is operating with admirable maturity, confidence and grace. It's a wonderful gathering space for Baltimore, and it's putting out some of the best burgers and good cheer in town.
Plain but not spartan,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse is throwing one of those stag shopping nights. You know, men hate to shop.
But if you ply them with manly things like specialty bourbons, Heavy Seas beer and steak appetizers, they'll fold like tents. Heavy Seas Alehouse is...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:29 PM
It's holiday party time. It can be a drag, especially if you're the one planning it for your office gang. For restaurants, holiday party rentals provide a welcome, sometimes vital source of income. I'll be telling you about options in a coming column, and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:17 PM
What's new at Antrim 1844? Not much, really.
If it wasn't your thing then, it still won't be now. But If you enjoyed coming up to Taneytown for your 30th anniversary dinner at the Smokehouse Restaurant, you won't regret the drive up to northwest...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:53 AM
I loved Bluegrass when it opened in 2010, but I loved it even more on a recent visit because it seems to have hit its stride.
Some of the improvement at Bluegrass has been from the natural mellowing that happens with good materials. Some of it has been...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
In just one month, Ouzo Bay has made a swaggering debut in Harbor East.
Every decision concerning the atmosphere, menu and service feels exactly right. The food is prepared with extraordinary care and presented with casual grace. Dinner there is fun....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The Canton kitchen of Neal Langermann — whose specialties include shrimp and grits, maple smokehouse-rubbed Duroc pork chops, Cape Fear scallops and fried green tomatoes — has produced Low Country meals worth swooning over.
Now, the team...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:12 AM
No tricks involved! You're in for a Halloween treat if you hop aboard a Huber's Haunted Hayride! This long time fall tradition at the Huber's Farm (at the corner of Raphael and Philadelphia roads) is a very popular Halloween activity. The 30-minute farm...
| May 4, 2012
| 2:05 PM
After 15 years, Mango Grove shut its original Columbia location last August and reopened nearby on Valentine's Day. That's only six months — a quick turnaround in restaurant time — but it must have felt like much longer for fans of Mango...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Steve Fox and Martha Todd, owners of Towson's Bread and Circuses Bistro, know how to get things done — and that bodes well for their restaurant.
Right now, the food at Bread and Circuses is on the safe side and the service needs fine-tuning. But...