| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:26 PM
In Mount Vernon, a neighborhood stacked with trendy bars, hot nightspots and intriguing ethnic restaurants, Tavern on the Hill stands out — because it's not any of those things.
Instead, the bar and eatery, which opened in July, is purposefully...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A typical day for Matthew Kane involves just a little bit of everything that comes with running a restaurant: overseeing banquets, creating specials, taking stock of inventory. But this Thursday, he has an extra duty to add to his plate: competing in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The new Samos, which opens Monday at The Shops at Canton Crossing, won't be exactly like the original, enduringly popular casual restaurant in Greektown.
For one thing, the new Samos will take credit cards, said Michael Georgalas, whose father,...
| Sep 26, 2013
This year's Hampdenfest, held on Saturday September 14, caught a break and had uncharacteristically gorgeous weather.
A record number of people turned out to eat food, drink the Brewer's Art/Union Craft Brewing collaboration beer Hampden Rye, watch...
| Sep 24, 2013
The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors.
Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday),...
| Oct 15, 2013
Darker Than Blue, Casey Jenkins' white-tablecloth soul-food cafe on Greenmount Avenue, will close at the end of October. The restaurant's last day is Oct. 31, according to Jenkins.
"We've been able to outgrow our current location," Jenkins said of his...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Suddenly, first anniversary parties are the thing for restaurants. And why not? The first year for a restaurant is a tough one, so who can blame them for wanting to celebrate? Call in some chef friends to lend a hand and give yourselves a big pat on the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Suddenly, Belvedere Square is the center of the universe, or at least north Baltimore.
The Senator Theatre reopens to the public on Friday, following Thursday night's super-sold-out gala showing of "Hairspray."
It's also Thursday when the merchants in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
For now, the entrance to Oyster Bay Grille is a little obscure.
It helps to have a mental map of Towson in your head, or if you remember the previous tenant in this Towson Circle space, a restaurant named Vin that operated for a few years before closing...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Hampden, which has wine bars, dive-y pubs, pasta bars and pizza palaces, is getting a barbecue restaurant. Blue Pit is on its way.
"I was walking to have dinner at the Food Market about a year ago, and I wanted barbecue," said David Newman, who will own...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Water for Chocolate chef/owner Sean Guy calls his food "sexy comfort cuisine." We're not sure about the "sexy" part, but his capable take on traditional Southern comfort food is definitely impressive.
Guy cut his teeth in chain restaurants — think...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Glyndon Grill is on its way.
The restaurant's co-owner John Barrett said that he hopes to have the new restaurant in the Glyndon Square Shopping Center open on Oct. 21
Glyndon Grill is taking over the space that was Mia Carolina until earlier this...