| Jul 8, 2010
| 4:22 AM
On tonight's Top Chef D.C., two chefs will be coming home. At the beginning of the episode, the chefs are doing their morning after quarterbacking, and local contestant Timothy Dean sound bites that he was in the bottom again, so,......
| May 19, 2010
Whether it's volleyball on the beach, strolling the Boardwalk, or angling on a pier with the sun setting on the water, Ocean City offers the kind of easy, beach vacay that everyone from families to college co-eds can enjoy. To make the most of those oh-...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 12:19 PM
The folks at XS have been stirring. The multistory cafe, sushi bar and lounge has very recently revealed a freshened-up menu, along with a few weekly specials and a handsome new marketing package.
That's good to see; I like to see a restaurant trying. XS...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar opened late last summer, just across from Gordon Biersch, in the Annapolis Towne Centre in Parole. We came to Paladar on a weekend, and every inch of its 7,000 square feet was humming. It has the looks of a long-running...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:35 PM
The HowChow blog posted the alarming news that the days of Mango Grove, and its sister restaurant Mirchi Wok, may be numbered.
The Howard Cuonty Department of Planning and Zoning has approved a developer's plans to
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:50 AM
You probably have a lot of your indoor plants outside on the deck or patio anyway, so why not use them as a backdrop for a summer dinner party? Perhaps you don't have potted palm trees or crotons or the like, but you can put lights in and around what...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The results are in!
Howard Magazine readers voted for their favorite restaurants. These are the winners.
Clyde's of Columbia
Leelynn's Dining Room & Lounge
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:50 AM
The How Chow blogger has been busy, busy, busy.
The source of all good information about Howard County dining walked right up to the front door of the forthcoming Mango Grove and asked the owner what's what. The How Chow blogger snapped a shot of the...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Arbutus, for all of its charms and assets, is not generally credited with being a culinary capital. The dining choices in family-oriented community on the southwest tip Baltimore County tend toward the tried and true.
A veteran caterer is hoping to...
| Sep 10, 2011
Dinner at Grillfire, a new contemporary restaurant in the Arundel Preserve development, is not an intrinsically satisfying experience. The food is almost uniformly over-seasoned and entirely uninspired, and there is not a single moment, on or off the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:11 PM
With all the strip malls and traffic, York Road can get monotonous and frustrating. Step inside Cafe Spice and, almost immediately, you feel like you're miles away from the bustling suburban streetscape.
Paintings and draperies spruce up the walls of the...