| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:00 PM
For Donna Crivello, it was a joyous busman's holiday born of sadness.
The co-owner and inspiration behind Donna's restaurants in Mount Vernon, Cross Keys, Charles Village and Columbia watched her Mount Vernon restaurant burn in a spectacular five-alarm...
| Nov 24, 2011
One reason most of us love the holiday season is that it provides opportunities to spend more time at home with family and friends. One reason most of us who are the family chefs dislike the holiday season is the stress it provides when we spend more time...
| Dec 6, 2011
Rub, Michael Marx's barbecue restaurant in Riverside, closed in July after a four-year run. Now its successor, Hersh's Pizza and Drinks, has opened.
Owings Mills natives Josh and Stephanie Hershkovitz, brother and sister, are the new owners. Josh,...
| Jan 14, 2012
Barrett's Grill, in Hunt Valley, is attractive and polished enough to qualify for night-out dining, but there's nothing fussy or intimidating about it.
This is the restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Centre that opened back in 2005 as Greystone Grill. Its...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Kit Waskom Pollard reviews Hersh's Pizza & Drinks in South Baltimore, which took over the old Rub space in November. The owners are brother and sister Josh Hershkovitz and Stephanie Hershkovitz. He's the chef, she runs the front of the house.
On the menu...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:44 AM
Hersh's Pizza & Drinks is exactly as its name advertises — a low-key restaurant and bar serving good Neapolitan pizza and simple pastas alongside old school cocktails and a wide selection of beers.
Brother-and-sister duo Josh and Stephanie...
| Apr 5, 2009
| 4:22 AM
I'm always happy to get nominations for Comment of the Week, but this is the first time any one has gotten several votes. Michael A. Gray made it under My Favorite Wine Blog. When I read certain reviews, I must......
| Feb 27, 2010
| 4:22 PM
If you want to boost the umami factor in your cooking, you could add mushrooms, cheese or meat. Or you could reach for a tube.British supermarkets this month began selling tubes of umami paste made of "pulped anchovies and porcini......
| Mar 8, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I'm not totally convinced that Twitter is a sign of a healthy society. I mean, do we really need to know what everyone is doing RIGHT NOW?But Ledo Pizza in Federal Hill Locust Point may just convert me. Twitter, it......
| Oct 9, 2008
NY Pizza Company is family-owned, and it's the only restaurant the Pann family owns. It's just the name that makes it sound like a chain. The Panns have done a really nice job of making NY Pizza look like an old-fashioned pizza parlor. Any place with a...
| Jun 15, 2008
Saute, a fancy new bar-restaurant, opened in March where the Duck Inn was in Canton. It generated a lot of buzz, and it's the kind of place I would normally review a month or so after it opened. But, like Three... near Patterson Park, there was...
| Apr 9, 2009
There was another brick-oven pizza joint on the same corner spot in Little Italy where Isabella's is now. That place was good, but Isabella's, open now for 2 1/2 years, is better. I'm sorry I hadn't made it there sooner. The truth is that there's a good...