| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Working with food isn't a job for sissies. One must be innovative, artistic, competitive, patient, flexible and competent. The hours are long and the competition stiff. Sacrifice? Required. Taking risks? Also required. How does one succeed against such...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Sorry, Gertrude Stein, but you got it wrong with "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." The flower has a whole new identity: out of the bud vase and onto the plate.
Long used in Persian and Indian cooking, rose is a flavor not commonly found in American...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:15 PM
One goal of Maryland's Ag Center on Shawan Road is to promote agriculture. And there's no better way to do that than to invite people to roll up their sleeves and try a farmer's trade themselves.
On Sept. 10, the Ag Center is open from 1 to 4 p.m. for a...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:16 AM
The hunt for the sweet things in life dates back to antiquity. Mankind has used honey and tree syrups and dried fruits to boost the flavor and caloric value of their foodstuffs for millennia.
Sweet dessert wines were once all the rage for a European...
| Nov 2, 2011
The fall cocktail menu at B&O Brassiere proves that it takes more than just apple and pumpkin flavors to capture the season.
"I wanted to create a drink that screamed fall — something that was rich and yet lively," head bartender and mixologist...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Make gift-giving a local endeavor this season with items that exude Chesapeake charm.
1. Boordy Vineyard's Icons of Maryland wine series have engraved labels depicting iconic Maryland wildlife such as the Baltimore oriole bird on the riesling, the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:49 AM
Bond Street Social's grand opening in October was loud, glitzy and packed with people — a rarity for Baltimore. That's not a dig; all that pizazz is required for places seeking to establish themselves as a "hot spot."
Some months earlier, another...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 12:05 PM
The dish: turkey and cheddar wrap
The popular Charles Street mainstay, David and Dad's, has opened a cafe inside the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Southeast Anchor branch in Highlandtown.
The Highlandtown location has nothing like the full menu at the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Jul 27, 2011
When Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley hosted the state's Buy Local Cookout on July 21 at Government House, the governor's residence in Annapolis, a Catonsville resident's recipe was among the flavors on the menu.
The brined cherry barbecue chicken...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Restaurant Week Fatigue Syndrome? I get it, I get it, I get it, I get it.
But, at least, maybe, give the menus a look. Here's the menu at Tapas Adela in Fells Point. It's always interesting to see how tapas restaurants handle the fixed-price menu. I...