| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Our herb garden is conveniently situated just a few steps from our kitchen door —and one of our favorite culinary herbs, chives (Allium schoenoprasum), is ready to eat.
The ancient Chinese were the first to document that chive leaves were used...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:26 AM
April 1st (aka April Fool's Day) marked the second anniversary of the grand opening of a strip center eatery that calls itself Smokin' Hot Bar and Grille. Don't let the name fool you, though. Yes, wings, ribs and pit beef are among the most popular...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
It's the Ravens' first home playoff game since 2007, and depending on the outcome of the Denver-New England game, it could be their last home game until next season. So let's make this tailgate count.
Since the weather this weekend is predicted to be...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:00 PM
An Poitin Stil offers the least expensive bison burger I've seen in these parts, at a penny under 10 bucks. I planned to check it out during this trip to the Timonium Irish pub. But then I saw the Backyard BBQ Burger ($8.99).
The Backyard offers two...
| May 7, 2012
| 11:39 AM
About Sean Riggs
Chef Sean Riggs grew up in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia and was an athlete during his high school years — not giving much thought or effort to cooking or food in general.
After beginning his university...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:33 AM
Timothy Dean may have finally found his niche — and it's at the mall.
Last month, the chef, best known in Baltimore for his string of restaurants on Eastern Avenue (and his appearance on the seventh season of "Top Chef"), opened Timothy Dean Burger...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
While it's certainly true that there's no place like home, it behooves us now and then to venture out of "Harrid Cownee" and see what's happening elsewhere. Which is why we recently ventured into Anne Arundel County, to check out how the new casino is...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Maryland Live Casino is getting closer.The Cordish Cos.have announced June 6 as the opening date for its $500 million gaming and entertainment complex.
The food and beverage team at Maryland Live has been in place for months, preparing for the...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Everybody loves burgers. That's a fact of American life. Beef, turkey, chicken, or even fish—all have their ardent fans. Maybe it's because burgers are essentially finger food. A meal in a bun, if you will. Add some oven-baked fries or potato chips,...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Before walking into BangBang Mongolian Grill, take a deep breath. It might be your last chance to relax until dinner is over.
The new addition to the Can Company in Canton, which opened in February, promotes its healthy, do-it-yourself meals with...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
It is to be hoped that the little dears are learning more in school than that Columbus Day is all about appliance and mattress sales. Indeed, he is credited with "discovering" America, which was, you might agree, a rather momentous achievement, albeit...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chicken is everywhere, from road-side shacks to four-star restaurants. The problem with chicken these days is that it has been bred more for quantity than quality. Luckily in the past few years, local farmers have been producing chickens that have amazing...