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Cafe Hon

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  • HonFest caps a rocky year for founder Denise Whiting

    HonFest caps a rocky year for founder Denise Whiting
    It's been a cathartic 12 months for Denise Whiting. She gave up her frowned-upon 'Hon' trademark, and apologized publicly for thinking that she could own a common term of endearment. She cried on national television, as the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay,...
  • With hon-troversy over, will Honfest flourish?

    With hon-troversy over, will Honfest flourish?
    It's been seven months since Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting publicly dropped her controversial trademark of the word "hon." Chef Gordon Ramsay and the rest of the "Kitchen Nightmares" crew were even in town last week for a follow-up to the original Cafe...
  • Denise Whiting, Michael Steele vying for Baltimore's funniest

    Denise Whiting, Michael Steele vying for Baltimore's funniest
    Though neither is known for joking around, beleagured restaraunteur Denise Whiting and former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele will be among those competing for the title of Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity. The Cafe Hon owner and the former face of the...
  • Hampden couple ties the knot at Honfest

    Hampden couple ties the knot at Honfest
    Among the teased and towering hair, the fluttering boas and the crowd sticky with snowballs Saturday at Hampden's Honfest wound a joyful party who were celebrating more than the neighborhood's quirky character. "Make way, make way, here come the bride...
  • And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....

    And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....
    In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle. Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
  • Alonso's Restaurant wins Old Bay contest

    Alonso's Restaurant wins Old Bay contest
    What would a restaurant best known for its hamburgers do with 70 pounds of Old Bay, a seasoning long associated with crabmeat and other seafood? "Not order Old Bay for awhile," said Sebastian Trossbach, executive chef of Alonso's and Loco Hombre...
  • Michael V. Manieri, city firefighter and medic

    Michael V. Manieri, city firefighter and medic
    Michael Vincent Manieri, a Baltimore City firefighter and medic, died of heart disease Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 40 and lived in Towson. Born in Baltimore and raised on Parklawn Avenue, he attended Shrine of the Little Flower...
  • Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park

    Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park
    The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
  • 2012 in dining: An era of expansion

    2012 in dining: An era of expansion
    Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands. Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
  • Gordon Ramsay's 'Kitchen Nightmares' returns to Cafe Hon

    Gordon Ramsay's 'Kitchen Nightmares' returns to Cafe Hon
    Chef Gordon Ramsay, whose visit to Hampden's Cafe Hon in the fall of 2011 helped diffuse the tension from owner Denise Whiting's attempt to trademark the word "Hon," returned to see just how much good his earlier visit accomplished. The "Kitchen...
  • A happy ending for Cafe Hon on 'Kitchen Nightmares'

    A happy ending for Cafe Hon on 'Kitchen Nightmares'
    All's well at Cafe Hon, and Chef Gordon Ramsay is very pleased. That was the message of Friday night's "Kitchen Nightmares" on Fox, as Ramsay revisited the Hampden eatery where he was instrumental in tamping down a war that had erupted over owner Denise...
  • Baltimore artist creates poster to help Sandy relief

    Baltimore artist creates poster to help Sandy relief
    A Baltimore artist has designed a poster from photos he shot of storm-barricaded Fells Point doors to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey. Randall Gornowich is calling the poster he's selling on Etsy "Hurricane Sandy Knocks." It's a...