| 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 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
A new study from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science recommends a moratorium on oyster fishing to protect against extirpation and provide an opportunity for recovery of the oyster population, which the authors estimate has declined...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:27 AM
The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair.
Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:50 PM
It's a darn shame, but I've noticed a lot of wasted food in this world, where hunger and malnutrition are such problems.
The food I'm talking about in this case is contained in the many deer carcasses I see on the sides of roadways. In my lifetime,...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Martha Meyers from Manchester was looking for a "good old-time" recipe for oyster dressing. Jeff Tiedeman, the food editor at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, saw Meyer's request and shared his family's recipe for the dressing that was passed...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Maryland's fledgling oyster aquaculture industry gets a little national exposure this week, as the Cooking Channel pays a call on the Choptank Oyster Co. near Cambridge.
In this week's episode of "Pitchin' In" a new series that appears to be the Cooking...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 11:10 AM
In an innovative weeklong dining promotion, fresh Maryland Seafood will be featured on the menus of restaurants stretching from Philadelphia to Northern Virginia. From the Bay, For the Bay: Dine Out was conceived and is being managed by the Maryland...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:40 PM
The redevelopment of the old Chesapeake Restaurant space is moving forward with a new team after restaurateur Qayum Karzai left the project in July.
At the time, developer Ernst Valery said he was looking for a team to run the project's restaurant...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Parts of three waterways have been opened to shellfish harvesting after tests showed declines in bacteria there, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday.
An area of the Wicomico River on the Eastern Shore, at the border between...
| Nov 8, 2011
The tropical storm that deluged Maryland in early September may have killed off many of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, a Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Monday.
DNR spokesman Josh Davidsburg wouldn't say how extensive or severe...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Last week when Herbert Sachs, Maryland's representative on the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, said the problem of silt build-up behind Conowingo Dam had been discussed for years, but nothing had been done about it, he was spot on.