| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:52 AM
Bryan Voltaggio and Hilda Staples wanted their third restaurant, Family Meal, to be an alternative to chain restaurants for Frederick families. So, the food is wholesome and adults can get liquor in their milkshakes.
On Nov. 2 (7:30-10 p.m.), Family Meal...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Bryan Voltaggio's diner project, coming later this spring to East Street in Frederick, has a name.
It's Family Meal. The term has a sweet double meaning. It's of course what some folks call the meals they share with their own family, but it's also an...
| May 13, 2012
| 12:10 PM
On Mother's Day, local celebrities include Baltimore Ravens, politicians and others didn't miss a chance to Tweet their love to their own mothers and all the others -- at least those following them on Twitter.
Here are just a few of the messages for...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:21 AM
For Bryan Voltaggio, this holiday season is about beginnings.
His latest restaurant venture — and the first outside Frederick — is slated to open. It will be his family's first Christmas in their new Urbana home. And with a son age 5 and a...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The dinner hour, Bryan Voltaggio has said, was the most important time of the day in his family's home. His new restaurant, Family Meal, which opened in June along an industrial stretch of Frederick, is intended as a venue for family dining. It's best...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Maryland diners have been taking their own wine into BYOB restaurants for years, but those include only establishments without beer and wine licenses. Beginning Sunday, Maryland diners will be able to take their bottles into some licensed establishments....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:10 AM
The owners of Volt and Lunchbox, Bryan Voltaggio and Hilda Staples, are opening their newest restaurant on Tuesday.
Housed in a former car dealership built in the 1960s, the 3,500 square-foot restaurant seats 96 diners, including counter seating for 30...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A New Windsor farm is one of three operations in Maryland that will be featured on Monday, July 16, during a Chefs Go Fresh farm tour
Local Washington and Maryland chefs will rev up for the motorcycle tour in an effort to build relationships with area...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:00 AM
It took an hour to read all of the Beard Foundation nomimations. When it was over, there were no nominations for Baltimore area chefs restaurants.
Sam Caglione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was nominated for Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Michael Voltaggio certainly knows his way around a kitchen but the idea of playing a chef on TV seems to be tilting his toque.
The Maryland-born "Top Chef" winner has been on Twitter, talking about an upcoming cameo on the TV show"The Exes" where he...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Bryan Voltaggio will host his third annual benefit dinner to fight childhood hunger on Sept. 13 at Volt, his flagship Frederick restaurant. Joining him this time will be brother Michael Voltaggio, his onetime "Top Chef" competitor and now the chef at Ink...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Anthony Bourdain is returning to the Hippodrome on Nov. 17.
Bourdain, chef-at-large at New York's famed Brasserie Les Halles, is the author of best-sellers "Kitchen Confidential" and "Medium Raw" — blunt and sometimes shocking portraits of life...