| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Duff "Ace of Cakes"Goldman joins Guy Fieri on Monday's "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" episode featuring Baltimore's Joe Squared restaurants.
Here's the listing from the Food Network website:"This trip, Guy's cruisin' down the path less traveled. In...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Tucked in a house in the maritime-centric neighborhood of Eastport, VIN 909 proves that Annapolis cuisine has more to offer than crab cakes and rockfish.
The duo behind the wine cafe, manager/owner/sommelier (and Annapolis native) Alex Manfredonia and...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:29 AM
To an outsider, the pubs and taverns on O'Donnell Square might all look the same. But a Canton insider knows how to pick the one that suits his or her dating status, age group or mood.
Tavern on the Square, the newest addition to square, is, from what...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:18 AM
The new Baltimore Bartenders Guild issues no seals of approval. It simply demands that prospective members give a damn about the ingredients and ingenuity of their cocktails.
Since profiling the guild last month, I've been checking out members who are...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Now I really feel old.
A friend of mine used to call the grocery store at the Rotunda the "Flirt Giant." And it was true, back when I moved here about 25 years ago: You got the sense people were trolling the aisles there for more than Lean Cuisines....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Most would agree that some cosmetic surgery can give us the proverbial new lease on life. It applies to people. It applies to restaurants. Aface-liftis just what Chris Infantino, the current owner of Tino’s Italian Bistro, did when he acquired the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Tucked into a strip mall on a busy stretch of Belair Road in Overlea, Frank's Pizza & Pasta seems like a million other pizza joints.
It's worth a closer look.
Owner Armando Buontempo deftly handles traditional dishes from his native Italy, revealing a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is open in Canton. The Montford Street location was the home for years of Birches, and before that, the Wild Mushroom.
The specialty at Verde is Neapolitan pizza, with toppings like prosciutto di Parma, imported buffalo...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Earth Wood & Fire, a new restaurant in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County, is testament to the wisdom of keeping things simple.
The menu offers a handful of salads, a selection of small plates and a daily special or two. But the partnership at...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Kit Waskom Pollard reviews Hersh's Pizza & Drinks in South Baltimore, which took over the old Rub space in November. The owners are brother and sister Josh Hershkovitz and Stephanie Hershkovitz. He's the chef, she runs the front of the house.
On the menu...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
When it comes to weeknight dinners, some of us are not big fans of planning ahead.
Oh, we might take something out of the freezer in the morning, then figure out what to do with it later in the day. Not for us all the a.m. prep work, so the crock pot can...