| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Bryan Voltaggio, the Frederick-based chef behind Volt and Family Meal, is coming to Baltimore. The "Top Chef" alumnus is opening an Italian restaurant named Aggio this spring at Power Plant Live.
Aggio is also the name of his new Italian restaurant in...
| Feb 25, 2014
Bryan Voltaggio's recent announcement that he'd be opening a restaurant in Baltimore arrived like a complimentary dessert — something you appreciate all the more because it isn't expected.
"OHMAGAWD" and "yeeeeeesss!!!" were a few of the...
| 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-...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Cousins Dan Baumiller and Nick Fertig launched Full Tilt Brewing in December, brewing beers in the basement of Baumiller's Sykesville home.
Now, less than a year later, Full Tilt beers are on tap at more than 180 bars and restaurants and sold at more...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Frederick County chef Bryan Voltaggio missed out on his shot at "Top Chef" redemption Wednesday, losing to California restaurateur Douglas Keane on the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."
Voltaggio was a contestant in season six of Bravo's "Top Chef"...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:48 AM
It's tailgate season, when fans gather on parking lots outside M&T Bank Stadium. But on Oct. 18, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, along with presenting sponsors Under Armour and the Baltimore Ravens, are inviting fans to tailgate inside...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Bryan Voltaggio's diner project, coming later this spring to East Street in Frederick, has a name.
It's Family Meal. The term has a sweet double meaning. It's of course what some folks call the meals they share with their own family, but it's also an...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The dinner hour, Bryan Voltaggio has said, was the most important time of the day in his family's home. His new restaurant, Family Meal, which opened in June along an industrial stretch of Frederick, is intended as a venue for family dining. It's best...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Corkage is coming. Beginning July 1, Maryland joins some 25 other states where diners may bring their own bottles of wine into licensed establishments.
Restaurants can choose whether or not to allow the practice, known as corkage, but must have a permit...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Maryland diners have been taking their own wine into BYOB restaurants for years, but those include only establishments without beer and wine licenses. Beginning Sunday, Maryland diners will be able to take their bottles into some licensed establishments....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:10 AM
The owners of Volt and Lunchbox, Bryan Voltaggio and Hilda Staples, are opening their newest restaurant on Tuesday.
Housed in a former car dealership built in the 1960s, the 3,500 square-foot restaurant seats 96 diners, including counter seating for 30...