| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Fox television's "Kitchen Nightmares," featuring celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his decidedly tough-love approach to restaurant rehab, will be filming at Hampden's Cafe Hon next week, the network confirmed Tuesday.
The show's producers were unavailable...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Diners wanted. The producers of "Kitchen Nightmares" are taking reservations for diners who want to be a part of the reality show's filming at Cafe Hon in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood.
If you'd like to dine at Cafe Hon during the filming, which is...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:07 PM
The Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace is getting a new food court in a new location. The 260-seat food court will take over the old Phillips Seafood Buffet space on the pavilion's lower level. It will open in the spring of 2012, around the time that...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 2:08 PM
The timing of the Cafe Hon's participation in the Habitat for Humanity's Women Build project, on the weekend it was being filmed for a "Kitchen Nightmares" episode, struck some observers as too coincidental. Surely, naysayers wondered (or came...
| 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"...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:18 PM
After almost a year of simmering controversy, Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting said Monday that she will relinquish her "Hon" trademark. "I'll take it off the register," she said. "It was never mine to have in the first place."
Her trademark announcement,...
| Sep 13, 2011
George Peters Jr. was dethroned Saturday as toilet race champion of Hampdenfest.
Peters, of Hampden, last year's winner of the potty-themed soapbox derby, vanquished several opponents, including a gallant team of Charm City Roller Girls, to reach this...
| Sep 17, 2011
Here's what happened while you were sleeping on Tuesday. Or curing cancer, or searching the Internet for Scarlett Johansson pictures or whatever you were doing rather than voting:
The number of people who decide things in Baltimore, already a fraction of...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The real problem with Cafe Hon specifically and Hampden in general ("Beleaguered café owner drops her 'Hon' trademark," Nov. 8) is that the folks there have turned a quirky, eclectic neighborhood into a tourist trap. It should be avoided at all costs....
| Jun 11, 2011
| 5:00 PM
There was no shortage Saturday of feather boas, rhinestone-bedazzled cat's eye glasses, leopard prints and bouffant hairstyles at the annual Honfest.
Despite threats of protesters and those opting to stay home and boycott, crowds filled Hampden's 36th...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Other Reviewer Richard and I were e-mailing yesterday, and he made the interesting observation that he wasn't sure how many other upscale cafes we had in this area "with at least the veneer of quality food" besides Donna's, City Cafe......