| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Pining for homemade pie, but don't want to crank up the oven while summer's still upon us? Then skip those preheating rituals in favor of no-bake pies.
Also known as icebox pies, these delightfully retro desserts require minimal fuss and kitchen time,...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:18 PM
There were more servers than customers at Werner's just before noon, and it was very quiet. But it wasn't for long. A half hour later, the luncheonette was almost full of downtown workers.
When it closed in April 2011, after 61 years, it looked like...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain.
An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Chef Mark Littleton has groupies.
During his stints at a string of pubby Baltimore restaurants, including Simon's, Lulu's and Annabel Lee Tavern, Littleton developed a strong following, thanks to his inventive take on comfort food.
In July, Littleton...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:29 PM
It's holiday party time. It can be a drag, especially if you're the one planning it for your office gang. For restaurants, holiday party rentals provide a welcome, sometimes vital source of income. I'll be telling you about options in a coming column, and...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Don't look for the Roland Park Bakery & Deli in Roland Park.
The combination bakery and counter shop is in Hampden now and doing well, where it appears to have filled a niche between the fancy fare of the neighborhood's new spots and the slapdash grub...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Charmington's is just a short walk from the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, but it's an even shorter walk for another thriving community of educators. They live in the same building.
Charmington's occupies a sunny corner space in Miller's Court, a...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Dad could carve slices from a turkey so thin you could almost see through them. The idea, of course, was to feed a crowd, and to have leftovers for those all-important turkey sandwiches (hot and cold) and turkey soup. Such surgical skills are clearly...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Though it opened just last year, Gunner's Grille in Taneytown feels like it's been around forever. That's both good and bad.
On the good side, the restaurant's rustic atmosphere is downright charming, and its interpretations of classics, like chicken-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The greater Mount Vernon neighborhood has grown stronger, more confident and busier lately. What's been happening in this eminently walkable district?
I tend to think of Baltimore's midtown neighborhood as being far more extensive than Mount Vernon. I...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
To introduce its new braised pork, Noodles and Co. has introduced a Barbecue Pork Mac and Peppery Pork Sandwich, both available for a limited time.
The Broomfield, Colo.-based fast-casual concept said that the braised pork, which can be added to any dish...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
It's a boy!
The fifth restaurant from Baltimore restaurateurs Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf is named Johnny's. Scheduled to open Tuesday morning in Roland Park, Johnny's will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
• Get a sneak peek:...