| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Volt has brought back an a la carte menu.
For a few years now, Bryan Voltaggio's flagship restaurant has been going with multi-course tasting menus as well as the exclusive Table 21 experience. But beginning last Friday, the Frederick restaurant began...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Frederick Restaurant Week runs March 4-10.
The some two dozen restaurants participating in the seven-day promotion are offering two- or three-course dinners for $20.13 and $30.13, respectively. Most are also offering two- and three-course lunches for...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The James Beard Foundation announced the list of restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. Cindy Wolf of Charleston and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen are among the 20 semifinalists for Best Chef Mid Atlantic, one of...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
International Flower Show
With a theme based on the islands of Hawaii, this year's International Flower Show brings a taste of the tropics to Philadelphia. White sand, palm trees and hula dancers all have a role as the show, sponsored by...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Feeling crabby? Head on across the Bay Bridge to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort's second annual Crab Week – actually 14 days — featuring crab-themed activities and a five-course tasting menu from celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio....
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass.
Wells wants the Asian...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Qayum Karzai has pulled out of the partnership developing the former Chesapeake Restaurant space, and the previously announced plans for the project’s fine-dining restaurant have been scrapped.
The prominent restaurateur was the focal point of...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:50 AM
1) Time magazine's Joel Ezersky called for American culinary indepedendence. "We have yet to do at our own tables what our arms, our literature and our technology did centuries ago."
Except, of course, that every iota of American innovation is as...
| 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...
| 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....