| Aug 21, 2010
Maybe because it's not on Little Italy's main street, La Tavola always tends to get overlooked. It shouldn't be, though, and I know people who swear by it. It is an easy restaurant to get to know, with a straightforward menu and a notably accommodating...
| Jul 24, 2010
The large upstairs dining room at the Point in Fells doesn't get many takers on a weeknight. It's a fine, handsome, timber-ceilinged room, and if you can find a prettier water view on the East Coast than the one from these windows, please tell me.
| Dec 17, 2010
| 6:50 PM
Regi's is a place I like to recommend when someone ask me for an all-purpose, no-frills restaurants, especially when there is the challenge of accommodating difficult friends or relatives — "He only eats meat and potatoes, and she gets nervous...
| Nov 16, 2010
Don Neuman of Longview, Wash., was looking for a recipe he has lost for salmon chowder. He said that the recipe came from the label on a can of Veg-All back in the 1950s. As he remembers, the chowder was made with canned salmon and also called for a can...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 10:35 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
I took your suggestions for Top 10 weekly dining specials, threw in a few of mine, and sorted them by day of the week. I confirmed them all the best I could, by visiting the establishments websites. When I found other weekly...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 8:33 PM
The past is always with us in Baltimore.
A native of this town once told me a sure sign that you are a local is when you give directions using landmarks of restaurants that used to be there. As in, "drive down Eastern Avenue until you go past where...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 9:50 AM
The dining room walls of the Twisted Harp are emerald green. Gorgeous crystal chandeliers glisten. Dishes arrive flavored with sauces made with Irish whiskey. You could almost forget you were in a Nottingham shopping center.
Yet, if you look out the...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 12:33 PM
A smallish Lutherville strip mall is the setting for Sabor, a casual fine-dining restaurant with a Puerto Rican influence brought by chef-owner Rudolfo Domacasse who's worked in several notable Baltimore-area kitchens. We loved dinners there but had never...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 11:08 AM
Mark Salter had a good 17-year run at the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels. The British-born chef gathered up a library of glowing reviews, both for his cooking and for his proprietorship of the luxury property, and evolved into something of a celebrity...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2011
Founded in 1998 by James Beard Award-wining chef Roy Yamaguchi, Roy's has expanded far beyond its original Hawaiian home. There are now more than 30 worldwide.
So yes, Roy's is a chain, but the closest one to the restaurant in Harbor East is 700 miles...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 6:30 PM
If you're pressed for time but looking for a sit-down lunch, Maiwand Kabob in Columbia is worth a look — provided you're in the neighborhood. The Afghan restaurant, which has other locations in Arundel Mills and Linthicum, is across the parking...