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  • Hampdenfest 2012 ready to rock Sept. 8

    Summer is all but officially over. Fall is all but officially here. That means stuff is happening. Let's get right to it, shall we? There's nothing bigger happening than Hampdenfest 2012, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on...
  • Slow restaurant waiters won't cut it in new Hampdenfest race

    Slow restaurant waiters won't cut it in new Hampdenfest race
    A new race slated to make its debut at Hampdenfest gives new meaning to the phrase "hurry up and wait." That's exactly what waiters at area restaurants will be doing in the Baltimore Inter-Restaurant Battle, as they compete for the grand prize, a $100...
  • 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...
  • Insiders' guide to Hampden

    Named after John Hampden, a key figure in the English revolution of the 17th century, Hampden began as a cluster of houses for workers who manned the flour and cotton mills in the Jones Falls stream valley during the early 1800s. Today, the historic...
  • Top ten summer drinks and where to get them

     
    I was considering Matt Hudock's suggestion of summer foods for this top ten, but I did it last summer and I'm not sure I have much new to add from my own experience yet this summer.The topic didn't get much......
  • The $50 grilled cheese sandwich

     
    Retired in Elkridge sent me this link to a story in USA Today yesterday (that sounds stupid, doesn't it?) about elite grilled cheese sandwiches, some of them going for as much as $50. Wow. Let them eat cake.He suggested a......
  • More on restaurants with soul

     
    I think we need more discussion of restaurants with soul before it becomes a Top 10. I like what kabobhunter had to say:...As for soul, I'm guessing either a lot (aka 'not Applebee's') or only a very, very few have......
  • Nouveau designs Crush and Hon Bar areas

     
    I think I better link to Laura Vozzella's column today because you may not realize it has some restaurant news toward the end. Laura reports that Hon Bar is getting a makeover by Nouveau and Whitehead & Appel Interior Design.And......
  • The Comment of the Week

     
    This week's Comment of the Week has two important ingredients of a good comment that we don't always get here. (Not to say I don't love the other comments, too.) The commenter made a point that was right on target......
  • Top 10 All-American Restaurants

     
    All-American Restaurants was a tougher category than I thought it would be. I didn't want to include diners and barbecue places, because they deserve Top 10s of their own. And I didn't want to include restaurants like Cafe Hon that......
  • Cafe Hon and the pink flamingo

     
    I feel like I should weigh in on the Cafe Hon Pink Flamingo Issue, but I'm hesitant to do so. Cafe Hon's owner, Denise Whiting, has received a letter from the city saying that she has to have a minor......