| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Dinner is fun when it feels like a mini-vacation. And that's exactly what dinner at Mi Comalito is.
The new Charles North restaurant's menu spans several countries, from standard-issue Mexican dishes to specialties from El Salvador and Honduras....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Shoo-Fly Diner, the Belvedere Square bar and restaurant by Spike Gjerde, has been named one of the South's "20 Best New Bars of 2014" by the editors of Southern Living in their February issue.
On the criteria: "Editors selected budding hotspots based...
| Jan 31, 2014
What? Is it already February, dear readers?
February introduces African-American History (Black History) month.
Feb. 1 is National Freedom Day.
Happy Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated tree trunk on...
| Jan 24, 2014
Happy January birthdays, dear readers,
Welcome to the time of Aquarius with birthdays for: Bill Kietzman, my brother, Robert A. Browning (today, Jan. 24); Ron Mathias, Kerry Biondo, Evelyn Brendle and Emily McClaskey (Jan. 25); Carol Petrosino and Don...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Since its founding in 2011, the local Bagby Restaurant Group has quickly become a name patrons can trust, both in the dining room and at the bar. Its Harbor East operations — particularly Ten Ten and Fleet Street Kitchen — are examples of...
| Dec 24, 2013
In Baltimore's sausage world, there are two Ostrowskis.
There is Ostrowski's on Washington Street, a 94-year-old Polish sausage shop that was recently purchased from the Ostrowski family by John Reusing, owner of the neighboring tavern Bad Decisions....
| Oct 29, 2013
You don't have to tell Brian Boston that the Highland Inn, his project near Clarksville in southwest Howard County, has been a long time coming.
"It's been a little frustrating," said Boston, the executive chef and operating partner of the acclaimed...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Cunningham's wants to be a restaurant for all moods and occasions, for anniversary dinners and impromptu weeknight meals. That's no easy trick. The atmosphere has to feel special but not overwhelming, and the food has to be captivating enough for...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:08 AM
After only four months of operation, Joey B's Bar & Grille has closed. The restaurant, which featured variations on Sicilian rice balls on its menu, along with build-your-own burgers, panini, and hot turkey sandwiches, opened in mid-August.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:26 PM
It's been open for less than a month, but The Nickel Taphouse has already established itself as a North Baltimore favorite.
People have really taken to the new joint from Robbin Haas, whose Birroteca, which opened last fall, was a similar instant hit....
| Nov 19, 2013
Business looks to be blooming in Mount Washington's commercial district. On Newbury Street, the Mount Washington Tavern recently celebrated the first anniversary of its reopening after a late-night fire tore through the North Baltimore gathering spot....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers.
The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring...