| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Spike Gjerde, the culinary powerhouse behind Woodberry Kitchen and Artifact Coffee, has a new feather in his cap. This time, he's gone diner-style.
Gjerde's Shoo-Fly Diner and Late Night Bar opened in Belvedere Square in October. Housed in the old Hess...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:49 AM
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:15 PM
With glamorous resorts, ramped-up cuisine and high adventure, this no-passport-needed Caribbean isle has new allure for U.S. tourists.
Not since the Cuban exodus precipitated by the rise of Fidel Castro has Puerto Rico been so flush. In the late 1950s...
| Nov 1, 2013
Bora Bora is part of the Leeward Island cluster within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. It's renowned as one of the most beautiful islands, with scenic vistas and a lagoon often described as an artist's palette of green and blue...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
There isn't much that goes on in Baltimore that doesn't include Tom Noonan. The president and CEO of Visit Baltimore is responsible for promoting the region and all of its venues as a destination for conventions, meetings, leisure travelers, day-trippers,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Think Mexico is only for spring breakers on a beach, coconut drink and pink umbrella in hand? Think again.
Adventurous visitors willing to branch out from well-traveled haunts like Puerto Vallarta or the Riviera Maya will be rewarded with singular...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Vivo Trattoria & Wine Bar, a new restaurant at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, has the burnished looks of a good Tuscan-inspired trattoria. And its midpriced menu of antipasto, pastas, pizzas and Northern Italian entrees has a kind of broad appeal that's...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bryan Voltaggio, the chef behind the acclaimed restaurants Volt and Family Meal in his hometown of Frederick, and Range in Washington, will open his first restaurant in Baltimore.
The restaurant, Aggio, will be Voltaggio’s second Italian fine-...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week begins on Sunday. Close to 100 Baltimore-area restaurants are offering menus at a fixed price of $30 or $20 for three-course dinners, and $15 for two-course lunches.
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week 2014 runs through...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, which is shaping up to be great news diners and patrons alike.
Unofficially at least, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in restaurants starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 and going through Saturday, Feb....
| Feb 21, 2014
Hello dear readers,
February is Snack Food Month. Anyone in need may snack at Grace Place Serving Center at St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 N. Union Ave., 410-939-2107, for its regular Tuesday luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 25....