| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Spice giant McCormick & Co. Inc. is considering moving its corporate headquarters from Sparks in northern Baltimore County to blend administrative offices at a single site elsewhere in Maryland or southern Pennsylvania, the company said Wednesday.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Welcoming bars are nothing new in downtown Annapolis, and restaurants that celebrate southern food and Prohibition's repeal are nothing new anywhere anymore.
But Dry 85, which opened on Main Street on the first day of 2014, combines all those things,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:19 PM
It's not a replica of the original, but the new Petit Louis Bistro in Columbia has the heart and soul of its namesake restaurant in Roland Park, not to mention its exceptional service, confidently prepared French cuisine and the attention to detail we'...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:50 AM
What a nice dinner that was at Bistro Blanc. We enjoyed beautiful and well-constructed appetizers, perfectly cooked entrees and scrumptious desserts. And we just plain enjoyed ourselves at this wine-focused Glenelg restaurant.
When Bistro Blanc opened...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:33 PM
The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Tucked in a corner of an older shopping center in Ellicott City, from the outside, White Oak Tavern is unassuming and nearly anonymous.
But that's just the facade. Inside, White Oak (named for Maryland's state tree) is warm and food-centric, with an...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Toni Coleman used to turn to two key ingredients when cooking: sugar and salt.
The 68-year-old retired federal government worker figured it probably wasn't healthy, but food just didn't taste good without it.
After taking classes offered by the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:48 AM
I had one of those "think it and it happens" moments this winter. On a walk to the post office, I passed the Roland Park Shopping Center. I remembered the old Roland Park Bakery & Deli and the fabulous banana cream pie its owner, Anita Ward, once made...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzo. She said it was absolutely delicious. But when she called her friend to thank her for the gift, she asked for the recipe...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Linda Lahey from East Baltimore was looking for the recipe for gooey butter cake that her father used to bring home every Sunday from the Marquad bakery when she was growing up. The bakery, on Belnord Avenue near Fayette Street, is long gone, but the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Gather up three of your best dining friends and set a date for Puerto 511.
But make a reservation first. Word is out about Puerto 511, and diners were being turned away, nicely, on a recent Saturday night. Bring along a bottle of wine or a six-pack of...