| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:18 AM
The Barn has been a fixture on Harford Road in Carney since the 1980s. It holds a special place in the hearts of locals thanks to its reputation as a fun place for sports, music and drinks.
Now owner Bob Rush wants to add an item to that list: great...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Happy Independence Day, dear readers!
Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace shout red, white and blue as we prepare for our nation's birthday and our Independence Day. The Havre de Grace carnival will operate in Tydings Park July 2 to 6....
| May 22, 2013
| 7:54 AM
For Baltimoreans of a certain age, the name "Admiral's Cup" conjures up images of boozy Fells Point nights and dirty bathrooms.
The legendary dive bar closed in 2007, reopening last fall under the ownership of Kali's Restaurant Group, the company that...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Make room for cider and mead.
In Maryland, cider was last popular in Colonial times. Mead never has been.
But a new generation of mead and cider makers, with their feet planted firmly in Maryland soil, are rethinking these age-old fermented...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The pumpkin has so much more to offer than languishing on a doorstep as a jack-o'-lantern or being dumped unceremoniously into a pie for a cheap thrill at the end of Thanksgiving dinner.
The culinary uses for pumpkin are as limitless as your imagination....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:05 AM
You can start your Easter Sunday dining at 7:15 a.m. at Slainte in Fells Point, while watching a Scottish Premier League game (Hibernian vs. Motherwell) and finish up with a late-night dinner at the Prime Rib. Easter isn't just for brunch.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
There's a lot of love at Nora's Kabob.
Brothers Sevi and Raymond Sinanian, who opened the Ellicott City restaurant last month, are quick to profess their affection for the flavors of their youth, including the almighty pomegranate, and for their mother,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Having just observed dozens of my fellow citizens standing in line for more than an hour to vote, I started to feel good about the country again. Some 430,000 Marylanders took advantage of five days of early voting this year, so many that Sandy Rosenberg,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:28 AM
We were lucky; our drive into St. Michaels was, somehow, sans traffic, despite the fact that it was Friday evening and we surely were not alone in our desire to escape the city for a relaxing getaway on the Eastern Shore.
As we drove through the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Faith Hicks discusses seafood.
When you imagine a typical summer barbecue, does your mind immediately turn to hot dogs, burgers, steak and ribs?...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:40 PM
For those of us who grew up in Baltimore, cantaloupe brings back memories of the a-rabs walking down the street with their horse-drawn carts bellowing in that wonderful sing-song cadence to come out for fruit.
Going out with my mother to buy fruit (and...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:05 AM
A handful of new food trucks are circling Baltimore's streets. We're catching up with them in advance of A Taste of Two Cities, the big June 23 Baltimore vs. D.C. food truck rally.
Here's Hula Honey's Hawaiian Shave Ice. Billed as "Charm City's...