| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Michael Voltaggio certainly knows his way around a kitchen but the idea of playing a chef on TV seems to be tilting his toque.
The Maryland-born "Top Chef" winner has been on Twitter, talking about an upcoming cameo on the TV show"The Exes" where he...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Who needs a Zagat when you can have a Franchot?
Every so often, Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot will whip out his quill and dash off a Certificate of Recognition for a Maryland restaurant, and on Wednesday morning, the comptroller dropped by Sascha's...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Bryan Voltaggio will host his third annual benefit dinner to fight childhood hunger on Sept. 13 at Volt, his flagship Frederick restaurant. Joining him this time will be brother Michael Voltaggio, his onetime "Top Chef" competitor and now the chef at Ink...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Anthony Bourdain is returning to the Hippodrome on Nov. 17.
Bourdain, chef-at-large at New York's famed Brasserie Les Halles, is the author of best-sellers "Kitchen Confidential" and "Medium Raw" — blunt and sometimes shocking portraits of life...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The National Aquarium resumes its Fresh Thoughts series on Sept. 25 with Chris Becker, executive chef, and Omar Semidey, chef de cuisine, of the soon-to-be opened Fleet Street Kitchen.
Fresh Thoughts: A Sustainable Seafood Series features educational...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Volt has brought back an a la carte menu.
For a few years now, Bryan Voltaggio's flagship restaurant has been going with multi-course tasting menus as well as the exclusive Table 21 experience. But beginning last Friday, the Frederick restaurant began...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Frederick Restaurant Week runs March 4-10.
The some two dozen restaurants participating in the seven-day promotion are offering two- or three-course dinners for $20.13 and $30.13, respectively. Most are also offering two- and three-course lunches for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Two Maryland restaurants — Cindy Wolf's Charleston in Baltimore and Briand Voltaggio's Volt in Frederick — are on a newly published list of the Top 100 Restaurants in America.
The fifth annual Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2012 were...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Watermelon, adorned only with flaky sea salt, can be had for dessert at Woodberry Kitchen. Simple slices of fruit aren't typical high-end restaurant fare, but the dish is noteworthy for another reason: It will be on the menu through fall.
Cold and juicy,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:53 PM
When the doctor's office receptionist summons her, when she flashes her credit card at the grocery store, when she leaves a phone message — the reaction to her last name these days is always the same.
"They say, 'Are you …?' And...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:39 PM
How many cars do you reckon pass each day through the intersection of Mountain Road and Belair Road in Fallston?
Tony Ashe says about 85,000 cars, give or take a Buick, are swinging near the Mallet Restaurant and Crabhouse, his new multilevel,...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen and Bryan Voltaggio of Volt are lending their support to a benefit for Up From Under, a project for building homes in Hait
The Up From Under benefit dinner and silent acution, which is being held at Washington, D.C.'s...