| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Baltimore has a shortage of good, small restaurants, the kind with 20 or 30 seats, where diners can have some intimacy. Restaurants, at least the ones I've been reviewing, have been getting bigger, brassier, louder. I'm not complaining. I've been having...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:17 AM
We pick up right where we left off last week, with John Tesar mouthing off about Kuniko’s departure. The rest of the conversation reveals Josh telling John he has no tact, and John declaring that “Oh, Oklahoma has a lot of tact”. Gasp!...
| Dec 5, 2012
Even those of us who enjoy the intimacy (and challenge) of sit-down-style dinner parties like the more informal holiday gatherings that revolve around appetizers and desserts for larger get-togethers. The host gets to strut a greater variety of...
| Jun 6, 2012
Members of Christ United Methodist Church were saddened to learn that Pastor Sheridan Almond has been transferred from their church at 2833 Florida Ave.
Parishioners have appreciated her dedicated service and she will be missed.
A farewell luncheon in...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:35 AM
When Demetrios "Jimmy" Minadakis opened a restaurant in 1974, he had high hopes for the place's success — such high hopes that he chose the name Jimmy's Famous Seafood.
Nearly 40 years later, the Dundalk restaurant has lived up to — and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:48 AM
With the holiday season upon us, what are some great gifts to bring to a house party?
People always love different types of dressing for their salads. Sabatino's Italian Restaurant in Little Italy sells dressings in olive oil bottles. If you tie a bow...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:32 PM
The good and friendly Irish pub Mick O'Shea's has been a steady presence on a volatile block for going on 20 years. It opened in 1995 but really began to flourish in 2002, when it was taken over by brother and sister Dave Niehenke and Stephanie Webber.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Foreman Wolf wants Johnny's to be an everyday destination for the folks of Roland Park, a place they can show up at, on a whim, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. And they have been.
Johnny's is the fifth restaurant from Baltimore restaurateurs Tony Foreman...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze weighs in on fall fruits and vegetables.
The chill of fall is in the air along with the bright red, orange and yellow colors of the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Della Creighbaum from Plymouth, Ind., was looking for a recipe for buttermilk pie. She said that this was her son's favorite pie when he was a little boy and she always made it for his birthday but she lost her recipe many years ago and would like to be...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Metropolitan Coffeehouse & Wine Bar has a certain je ne sais quoi.
The eatery — a Federal Hill mainstay, serving three meals a day since 2004 — is excessively charming, with a look lifted right out of Paris' Left Bank. Dark painted wood,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Crossroads Pub is aptly named. Not two but three roads — Ten Oaks, Linthicum and Greenbridge — all gird the little yellow, single-family, detached house there in Dayton. According to manager Lance Williams, the vintage building has, over the...