| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Organziers are hoping you bring your best hat — and your money — to the third annual Hats Off to Hampden on April 13, a $125-per-person gala fundraiser to benefit the Hampden Family Center. A "top hat" table for 10 costs $1,250.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Wine growlers are coming to Maryland and the music at Merriweather Post Pavilion can play at the usual volume under Howard County-based legislation adopted in the 2013 General Assembly session.
The Howard legislative delegation got just about everything...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Paolo Romeo believes that food is art.
The chef-owner of Artful Gourmet, which has been an Owings Mills mainstay for just over a decade, isn't wildly avant-garde in the kitchen. He doesn't take chances on creative dishes.
But Romeo does take an...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Unlike those of us who merely sip wine and try to appreciate it, Paul Lukacs has channeled his passion for the drink into a second career, one in which he's increasingly recognized as one of this country's most authoritative voices on the topic.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Wine Market in Locust Point is both a wine shop and a bistro. Twice a year, the Wine Market's wine shop takes over the bistro space for its Wine'd Up event.
Wine'd Up will feature more than 25 wines paired with hors d'ouevres. All of the wines...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The 10th annual Highlandtown Wine Festival is Sunday.
The annual street festival brings more than 1,000 visitors to Baltimore's east side neighborhood for tastings of homemade wine, an amateur winemaking competition, Italian food from DiPasquale's...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Maryland is hosting the fifth annual Drink Local Wine conference, the main annual event of Drink Local Wine, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of American wine.
The Drink Local Wine Confererce is Saturday at the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Serve with: Grilled red meats, pasta
I have recommended various lots of this classic, ultra-consistent nonvintage red wine blend since at least as far back as 1995.( Actually, I'm pretty sure I started doing so in the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Annapolis is swimming in wine bars these days.
The choices include the deeply cool Red Red Wine on Main Street, Justin Moore's food-forward Vin 909 over in Eastport and the accessibly cozy Grapes Wine Bar on Forest Drive.
Crush Kitchen and Winehouse...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Our neighborhood is beginning its annual, seasonal, new year morphing, with a handful of businesses closing and a slate of new businesses opening. The keyword in 2013 appears to be pizza, with three new pizza joints either already open (Birroteca) or...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks."
The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3.