| Mar 17, 2012
The Manor Tavern sits in the in the thick of beautiful Monkton, where the land is big but the community is tight, and folks know the names of their neighbors' ancestors, children, horses and hunting dogs.
Change, when it comes here, comes slowly, which...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Our friends from the Classic Catering People sent over a couple of St. Patrick's Dayrecipes. If you can't make it out on Saturday, you can turn your home into an Irish pub.
Corned Beef Barley and Cabbage Soup
Chef Donald Martin
The Classic Catering...
| Mar 31, 2012
There are so many things to admire about Heavy Seas Alehouse, the thoroughly winning new establishment in Little Italy's Holland Tack Factory.
There is the understated, comfortable decor, mercifully free of pirate paraphernalia. (Frankly, I was worried...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Tucked into a strip mall on a busy stretch of Belair Road in Overlea, Frank's Pizza & Pasta seems like a million other pizza joints.
It's worth a closer look.
Owner Armando Buontempo deftly handles traditional dishes from his native Italy, revealing a...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner has a pretty descriptive name, suggesting a menu filled with typical diner fare — omelets, sandwiches, a few Greek specialties. But with roots planted on the Turkish side of the Mediterranean, Rudy's adds a new...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Chef Shawn Lagergren, who co-owns Hamilton's new Cajun spot, Tooloulou, has cooking in his blood. He grew up in Louisiana, learning to cook while perched on a stool in his grandmother's kitchen.
Lagergren may have made his chops in Baltimore...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Tricia Grannell from Timonium was looking for a recipe for the mocha cheesecake she enjoyed some years ago at Maria's 300 restaurant in Little Italy.
The restaurant is no longer open and unfortunately I did not have any luck locating the exact recipe....
| Dec 26, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The aquarium in the living room of Meir and Leah Lazar's Baltimore County home isn't just for decoration. The tilapia and bluegills packed into the 50-gallon glass tank are waiting their turn to wind up on dinner plates.
Out back, Meir Lazar is putting...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:21 PM
Since the Ravens are playing in Cincinnati this weekend, there won't be a proper chance to tailgate at M&T Bank Stadium.
If you're planning on celebrating at home, one-pot recipes are often the best option: They don't take too much time to make and...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:28 AM
The Mount Airy Inn sounds like it should be a lodge nestled in a pine-tree-covered swath of land, tucked away from the hustle and bustle. A place to get a home-cooked meal and maybe a few really good beers to shake off the chill of a cold winter's day....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
It's the Ravens' first home playoff game since 2007, and depending on the outcome of the Denver-New England game, it could be their last home game until next season. So let's make this tailgate count.
Since the weather this weekend is predicted to be...