| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| Nov 8, 2012
You have to be in pretty good shape to make it up the myriad stairs leading to the main dining room at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company. But once there – above the din of the street level bar – you'll be glad you made the effort. The...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It was the Puss in Boots eyes.
If you've seen the "Shrek" movies or the spin-off cartoon starring the storybook cat voiced by Antonio Banderas, you know what I'm talking about. Whenever Puss in Boots really needs something from someone, he flashes...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
On paper, McFaul's IronHorse Tavern has everything going for it: A charming location, an appealing menu with a focus on local flavors, friendly staff.
That's a good start. But in practice, the restaurant needs some fine-tuning.
Start with the name....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:08 AM
The Restaurant Association of Maryland's month-long dining promotion begins on Monday. The food-service trade association has declared September "Kitchen Liberation Month."
From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, Marylanders can receive a 20 percent discount...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:45 AM
We tend to think of casseroles and stews as one-dish meals, but a main dish salad fills the bill as well. And at this time of year, when summer hasn't quite finished with us — nor, happily, the local farmers markets — these colorful, crunchy...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:43 AM
It's getting down to the wire, my friends. Five chefs remain: Lorena, Chris, Patricia, Takashi, and Kerry.
This week the Quickfire challenge is all about prep (my favorite kind!). Each chef must separate 18 eggs, grate two pounds of parmesan, and butcher...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:19 AM
Tortilleria Sinaloa is a tiny storefront in Fells Point with no tables but eight stools at two counters.
That doesn't deter tourists, natives and neighbors from testing their Spanish on the barely bi-lingual but friendly staff while trying to order...
| Jun 16, 2012
The crowds have found Fork & Wrench, a white-hot new spot on Boston Street. They're enjoying the smartly constructed launch menu from executive chef Sajin Renae, formerly of Vino Rosina. It's a model first menu, small enough for a new kitchen to manage...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Can't quite satisfy your appetite? Head up town to Billy's Pizza and Subs for jumbo cheese steaks, made fresh and filling enough to feed even your hungriest friends.
Celebrating its 53rd year in business this summer, Billy's is the kind of place you...