| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Here is Jill Rosen's article about Cafe Hon Denise Whiting and the trademarking of "Hon."I fear a piling on. So let's try this, another experiment in civility. Please begin your comment with one of these two sentences.1) Yes, of course......
| Dec 28, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Here are the most commented-upon Dining@Large posts of 2010. There are probably better metrics (e.g., page views) for determining the popularity of a post. But something about these 10 posts obviously hit a nerve. If only there was a way......
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Laura Vozzella has a story up about the apology that Denise Whiting, owner of Cafe Hon, issued today via media release. ......
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Rob Kasper reviews Cafe Hon, which, it turns out, is a restaurant! You know, tables, chairs, employees, food.Honestly, everyone, with the possible exception of me, acted so silly about the Cafe Hon thing.Now, aren't you all ashamed?Baltimore Sun photo/Amy...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:58 PM
It's been eight years now since Thomas Rudis moved his Golden West Cafe from its original storefront operation into its current home on The Avenue in Hampden. It continues to flourish, and if Hampden is a town, Golden West is its town hall.
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:34 AM
I know that not so long ago some folks were up in arms over Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting's efforts to trademark the "h" word." Yet there was no malice in my heart when I went there recently for supper. I just wanted a good meal, and I got one.
| May 25, 2012
| 1:11 PM
After celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares"visited Cafe Hon last year, Denise Whiting agreed to kill her trademark of the word "Hon."
She did as she said. And yet, mention of the trademark appears in literature for this year's...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares" blitzed into Hampden's Cafe Hon Wednesday to see how the restaurant has fared since his visit last fall.
Ramsay stepped out of an SUV and into the cafe, capturing owner Denise Whiting in an...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Hey, Hampden, it's HonFest time again!
It's that time of year when 36th Street between Falls Road and Chestnut Avenue is closed to traffic for two days as tens of thousands of folks from nearby neighborhoods and counties and as far away as Canada and the...
| 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 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...