| Apr 4, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Monday was opening day at Camden Yards for Delaware North Companies Sportservice, the Orioles' new concessionaire. Buoyed by the home team's winning ways, fans who otherwise might have balked at a $7.50 Natty Boh draft or carped about the sluggish...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 8:37 PM
"Are you here to sell me something? Or do you wanna drink?"
Thus did a dodgy looking 20-something greet us upon our entering Dick's Last Resort at the Inner Harbor's Power Plant complex. My first thought was: "Does this guy really think I look like a Bev...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 6:00 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
I was on vacation -- not Atkins.
While visiting my parents in Connecticut last week, my husband and I took an overnight trip to Boston with our kids, one of my sisters, and her two children.
We did enough carbo-loading there...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:46 AM
What if you had a choice between any institutional cafeteria you know and a cafeteria with "commitments" to organically raised produce, food-waste reduction, socially responsible sourcing and a low-carbon diet?
If you pick the latter, welcome to Cafe Bon...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 2:15 PM
It's one thing for a kitchen to get something right. It's another thing to get something so right it becomes another thing altogether. Clementine, 5402 Harford Road, has a reputation for haute-up comfort food. Based on my sole visit, I can report...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 1:47 PM
The garish primary school-mural motif greets you at the top of the wheelchair-accessible entryway that slopes down into and festoons the far more serious countenance of the dining room. There, the mingling primary colors, industrial ceiling fixtures,...
| Oct 19, 2010
It's less than two weeks until Election Day. In Maryland, you can take any printed material — including your marked specimen ballot — to help you vote. I'd like to think there are some Annapolitans who take in a copy of the specialty...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Baltimore's newest food truck is debuting today. It's a gourmet food truck named GrrChe. The basic menu includes "plain and simple" sandwiches on white or wheat. Specialty sandwiches include the Lobster Grill and the Crab Delight.
GrrChe also will be...
| Aug 21, 2011
If you're a fan of big chain sub shops, you've probably got your favorite brand, one or more favorite sandwiches and your own peculiar combination of add-ons — like extra cheese, more olives, or three fistfuls of pickles.
After that, there's not...
| Aug 30, 2011
You'll have no trouble finding food at the Maryland State Fair. Some of it is still walking around on hooves, granted. But once you're on the Midway, you'd have trouble swinging a test-your-strength mallet without hitting a stand selling corn dogs,...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Elijah Knauer bounds into S'ghetti Eddie's as if on a mission, taking in the pinball, the family-style booths and — oh man — the spot on the menu that mentions the thing that begins with an "ice" and ends with a "cream."
"Oooooh, they have...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:53 PM
When the doctor's office receptionist summons her, when she flashes her credit card at the grocery store, when she leaves a phone message — the reaction to her last name these days is always the same.
"They say, 'Are you …?' And...