| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A lot of people think of barbecue and ice cream as strictly seasonal treats. Not so, say the regulars at Kloby’s Smokehouse in North Laurel. From a counter-service barbecue joint that opened in April 2008, Kloby’s has pretty much doubled in...
| Nov 10, 2011
On Thanksgiving, one blessing for some of us is a large-group feast that we plan and prepare in stages for several days, if not weeks. Regardless of whether some of the guests are bringing a variety of side dishes, the head chef still has to wrestle...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Jane P. Baker, a homemaker and Our Daily Bread volunteer, died of a heart attack Aug. 24 at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 90 and had lived in Guilford and the Orchards for many years.
Born Jane Burton Parr in Portsmouth, Va., she moved to...
| Sep 8, 2011
Most of us so-called grown-ups are just like the kids. As much as we moan about going back to school, we're pretty much over our free-form summer hours and want to get back to some sort of routine. One of the things we look forward to is seeing friends...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:44 AM
Some things, like dining by candlelight, never go out of fashion. But some eating rituals of yesteryear have all but disappeared. For instance, you hardly ever see people dining by rockets' red glare anymore.
But that's what the citizen-soldiers and...
| Sep 17, 2011
Fells Point, a waterfront neighborhood, has had a historic shortage of good seafood restaurants. There are one or two very good high-end choices, but the casual options are meager and the mid-range options non-existent.
Here comes Thames Street Oyster...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 8:58 AM
You don't have to be a gym rat to enjoy Fresh Fit. But if you don't work out downtown, you probably haven't heard of this sandwich spot.
Tucked into a corner of the big old building which houses the downtown Merritt Athletic Center, Fresh Fit offers much...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:51 AM
The key to the perfect tailgating offering is impressing your fellow sports fans with foods that are flavorful and hearty.
When you're a gourmet chef like Cinghiale's Julian Marucci, using fresh ingredients helps give classics a fresh spin.
"You want to...
| Sep 22, 2011
About one in four Baltimore residents is living in poverty, a one-year increase of more than 20 percent, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Although the recession officially ended in June 2009, a federal survey...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Great conversation while dinning on delicate cucumber sandwiches. Hot, buttery scones fresh from the oven. Zesty smooth lemon curd. And don't forget the clotted cream. There's nothing like a traditional afternoon tea.
Long associated with ladies of...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 6:05 AM
Herea are options for Thanksgivinging for inexperienced or otherwise preoccupied hosts and guests assigned to bring side dishes. It almost goes without saying that money is a factor. These options aren't for everybody.
Industry veterans Classic...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:37 AM
A bearded lady, a flock of prostitutes, a machine that supposedly turns stones into bread — just a few of the off-kilter elements in "The Rake's Progress," the brilliant opera with music by Igor Stravinsky.
Widely viewed as a masterwork since its...