| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Crossroads Pub is aptly named. Not two but three roads — Ten Oaks, Linthicum and Greenbridge — all gird the little yellow, single-family, detached house there in Dayton. According to manager Lance Williams, the vintage building has, over the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The dinner hour, Bryan Voltaggio has said, was the most important time of the day in his family's home. His new restaurant, Family Meal, which opened in June along an industrial stretch of Frederick, is intended as a venue for family dining. It's best...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Gilberto Cortes opened the doors of El Azteca in 1993. The storefront location in Clarksville is, arguably, the oldest Mexican eatery in the county. As venerable as it is (in restaurant years), El Azteca stills packs 'em in seven days a week.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Kooper's North, the new pub in Mays Chapel, has been open only since the end of August. But judging by the crowds, it has already developed quite a reputation.
At this point, that reputation is mostly deserved. Like its sister restaurants in Fells...
| Sep 1, 2012
Baltimore has its own beloved Afghan restaurant, The Helmand, which opened in Mount Vernon in 1989 and from the start charmed diners with its refined version of Afghan cuisine in a candlelit urban setting.
Howard County has Maiwand Kabob, which is...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012
His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Matthew and Joan Lallo never intended to open a restaurant in Baltimore. But considering the interesting menu and top-notch service at their Mount Washington spot, the Blue Sage Cafe & Wine Bar, Baltimore is lucky that they did.
Blue Sage opened in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
What does the sailing community in Eastport love? It loves the Boatyard Bar and Grill.
Dick Frayno opened the Boatyard Bar and Grill in the Eastport district of Annapolis in 2001. Cozy and charming, with plenty of dining and shopping options, Eastport...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:04 AM
One of the city's best-looking and most comfortable warehouse restaurants, Vino Rosina is still a tempting destination for the date-nighters who pour into Harbor East on weekends, a neighborhood that Baltimore diners have come to associate with high-...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Wiley Gunter's is an easy place to like.
It has everything a great neighborhood bar needs: super-friendly bartenders, big TVs, walls covered with sports memorabilia and a menu stocked with well-executed takes on familiar bar food.
With all that, it's no...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Walking into Yama Sushi in Ellicott City, the first thing we noticed were the polka dots.
Posted behind a long bar, two busy-looking sushi chefs sliced fish and rolled rice with seaweed. Instead of the severe white coats usually favored by their...
| Jun 30, 2012
There's a fun new neighbor at Harborplace. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. moved into the Light Street Pavilion in May, and the old mall, which had been looking down in the mouth, feels lively again — like a place people might actually have chosen to visit....