| Aug 30, 2011
| 5:42 PM
There’s something to be said for getting back to one’s roots, literally. Howard County schoolchildren are being introduced, some for the first time, to where their food comes from. Not just its origins, but how good fresh food tastes, too....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:53 PM
We’ve gotten used to discovering charming, individually owned dining rooms in strip centers. So it was kind of fun to visit Drover’s Grill & Maryland Wine Co., in Mount Airy in western Howard County. It stands alone, resembling a rancher...
| May 27, 2011
| 11:33 AM
When people tell me how much they like Bluestone, they stop short of gushing. They talk about Bluestone in terms of satisfaction, what a consistent and reliable place it is, but they don't use many superlatives when they do. Partly I think they're worried...
| May 31, 2011
| 9:38 AM
Nearly 3,000 miles from the red-bricked neighborhoods on the banks of the Patapsco, a Baltimore native is on a sugary mission to introduce Californians to the joy that is a little cup of flavored ice on a hot summer day.
She's a one-woman Baltimore...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Wanting some fresh strawberries to serve a friend last Saturday, I drove from my home in Dickeyville to the Waverly farmers market. The experience was bittersweet: The market is near the eastern edge of Charles Village, the neighborhood where my husband...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I'm not, but some people still are and are still commenting on an old post about where to get the Maison Marconi chopped salad recipe, which led to this joke from Bucky:Q: How many Baltimoreans does it take to screw......
| Jul 12, 2009
| 4:22 PM
This morning I went to the Sunday farmers market under the viaduct for the first time this summer. That's unusual for me. And I've only been to the Waverly market on Saturday once or twice.But the corn I got yesterday......
| Jan 11, 2009
I last ate at Peter's Inn in 1993. It was still calling itself a biker's bar, although maybe with a wink, and I described the food as "home-cooked with a little pizazz."
A couple of years later, Bud Tiffany and his wife, Karin, who was working in the...
| Jun 15, 2008
Saute, a fancy new bar-restaurant, opened in March where the Duck Inn was in Canton. It generated a lot of buzz, and it's the kind of place I would normally review a month or so after it opened. But, like Three... near Patterson Park, there was...
| Jul 27, 2008
I admit that I didn't go into Fin with as open a mind as I should have. I just thought the restaurant's full name, Fin Steak & Seafood, was weird. Shouldn't it be Fin Seafood? Or if beef is an important part of your raison d'etre, shouldn't you call...
| Oct 11, 1998
Doug H. had lived and worked in Baltimore for 13 years before he moved to Annapolis, but he had never heard of Marconi's. Doug H. got taken to the local landmark for dinner recently, ordered minestrone and shrimp Creole and pronounced the restaurant "nice...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Growing up, my sisters and I ate a lot of casseroles, baked chicken, and occasional corn dogs or frozen pizza. My mom was a full-time teacher and I can only imagine how she managed as well as she did. Speed and ease were always of the essence. For that...