| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
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,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:07 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Gordon Ramsay will find no nightmares at Cafe Hon.
No one has any reason to believe that Cafe Hon's kitchen is the horror show that many people associate with "Kitchen Nightmares." Not all nightmares are alike. An occasional "Kitchen Nightmares"...