| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:13 AM
What with our reliving the War of 1812 with special zeal this year because Baltimore is home to the "Star Spangled Banner," it's easy to come up with a theme for a seasonal dinner. Whether it be for Independence Day or Bastille Day (July 14), or simply to...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Johnny's, the fifth restaurant from Baltimore restaurateurs Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf, is scheduled to open Tuesday morning in Roland Park. They're not fooling around either. Johnny's goes straight into a seven-day, three-meal schedule.
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| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN;, weighs in on red meat.
Picture this: You're out to dinner and there are juicy porterhouse steaks, sumptuous burgers, and...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Poncho N Pepe's is a party place.
Even on a Wednesday evening, the bar is packed and tables are filled, often with large, laughing groups. Everybody, from the hostess to the waiter, is friendly. It's bright, festive, and most of all, fun.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Tuna may be treated carpaccio style. There may be shiitake mushrooms in the sauce that graces the veal and lemon grass and coconut milk in the garnish for the salmon. But Tersiguel's is a French restaurant – French "country" restaurant to be...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The cafe at the Walters Art Museum closed a few weeks ago. Chef’s Expressions, the latest in a line of caterers to operate the space, pulled out on July 2. Museum officials say they are looking for someone to run a scaled-down “grab-and-go&...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:50 PM
When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory.
A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
| Jan 21, 2012
Red Red Wine is a big big hit in Annapolis.
On a chilly winter night, the new storefront joint on Main Street was packed with well-dressed groups dining at tables and an overflow crowd gathered around the long bar in the back. At peak hours in Red Red...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Since the first Looney's Pub opened in Canton in 1993, co-owners Bill Larney and Steve Litrenta have been aggressively expanding the brand. The newest Looney's opened in College Park in October, following locations in Bel Air and Maple Lawn.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Calle's Cucina is a place with potential.
Chef-owner Carl "Calle" Vahl has the experience to run a show-stopping restaurant, with both formal and on-the-job training in Italy and New York. Philosophically, Vahl is in the right place, too. He uses fresh,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Gilberto Cortes opened the doors of El Azteca in 1993. The storefront location in Clarksville is, arguably, the oldest Mexican eatery in the county. As venerable as it is (in restaurant years), El Azteca stills packs 'em in seven days a week.
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was in this first-in-the-nation caucus state Sunday to give the keynote address to hundreds at a Democratic barbecue — a role frequently reserved for likely presidential candidates.
The invitation, and decision to...