| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:58 PM
'Tis holiday season in Baltimore's most holiday-happy neighborhood! Walking the Avenue (West 36th Street) at this time of year is especially magical.
Sidewalks are filled with shoppers who appreciate and value small, locally-owned businesses. Light...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A Taste of Hampden, featuring food prepared by chefs from restaurants like The Food Market, Birroteca, Cafe Hon and Woodberry Kitchen, is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Hampden Family Center.
Other participating restaurants and retailers...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:45 PM
We had a good old time at Marchionda's, an accomplished but unassuming Italian restaurant that might coax city diners farther up Harford Road than they've been in a long time.
Marchionda's opened in late July, in the rowhouse space that was for so...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:26 AM
DuClaw Brewing Company is known for its expert brewing -- and for its beer-friendly food. Mussels cooked in a heady sauce of tomatoes, red wine and heavily spiced Mysterium Belgian ale are aromatic and tasty -- a great snack for crisp fall afternoons....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Beginning Oct. 10, the merchants at Belvedere Square will begin staying open until 10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The later hours coincide with the re-opening of the Senator Theatre, the long shuttered movie house located just across...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:43 PM
The next time you're in a liquor store browsing the shelves, imagine you're strolling through a garden.
That bottle of gin is a juniper bush with citrus peels and maybe some coriander and even lavender thrown in for good measure. Tequila? Made from...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
From: Toscana, Italy
Serve with: Pasta with tomato sauce, grilled burgers
This medium-bodied Italian red shows plenty of the fine character of the sangiovese grape even though it doesn't carry the name of an exalted wine region. It's a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:21 AM
We begin with a flashback from five years ago. Olivia’s getting off the "Metro" (that train looks nothing like any WMATA train I have ever ridden) and spots Huck. She’s on her way to an incredibly awkward dinner with Daddy Pope (she promises...
| Oct 13, 2013
As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Talk about perfect timing. Just when Roy and Linda Albin are ready to introduce wines from their new vineyard in Parkton to folks in the Hereford Zone, the organizers of the Hereford Fall Festival are looking for new attractions for their annual event....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Dover Downs Wine & Music Festival
If you have a taste for wine and the spooky, join Dover Downs Hotel & Casino at its Halloween-themed 11th annual Wine & Music Festival. Come in costume to compete for prizes while enjoying samples of more...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The idea that beer has just as much right as wine to be on a fancy dinner table is not a novelty. And during the annual Baltimore Beer Week celebration, which begins Friday, it's a matter of principle.
The beer dinner, a multicourse meal built around...