| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Who said there are no second acts in American dining?
Clyde's of Columbia has been an anchor on the Columbia lakefront since 1975. That's impressive, but time has a way of catching up with everything. And now that Columbia is in the middle of a multi-...
| Jun 12, 2012
Rowhouse Grille is a great name for a Baltimore tavern. You'd think there'd have been enough Rowhouse grills, bars and taverns over the years to fill the 2600 Block of Wilkens Ave.
But as far as I know, this handsome South Baltimore specimen, formerly...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Open only since the end of May, Of Love & Regret is operating with admirable maturity, confidence and grace. It's a wonderful gathering space for Baltimore, and it's putting out some of the best burgers and good cheer in town.
Plain but not spartan,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The people at Townhouse want you to have a good time. They really do.
As we walked into the new Harbor East restaurant, which opened in May, the hostess greeted us with an emphatic, "Welcome to Townhouse! I hope you have a FABULOUS time!"
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The Canton kitchen of Neal Langermann — whose specialties include shrimp and grits, maple smokehouse-rubbed Duroc pork chops, Cape Fear scallops and fried green tomatoes — has produced Low Country meals worth swooning over.
Now, the team...
| Jul 14, 2012
One of the first things the new owners of Blue Agave did when they took over was to prop open the front doors. Now when you walk by the Light Street entrance of this Federal Hill restaurant, it looks like a place that's ready for company. Inside, they...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:12 AM
No tricks involved! You're in for a Halloween treat if you hop aboard a Huber's Haunted Hayride! This long time fall tradition at the Huber's Farm (at the corner of Raphael and Philadelphia roads) is a very popular Halloween activity. The 30-minute farm...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:50 PM
When we first heard about Birroteca, it was described as an artisanal pizza joint. Birroteca does have pizzas — good, wood-fired pizzas with chewy crusts and fancy ingredients, but there's more to it than that.
Some of your friends and...
| Aug 11, 2012
Would you rather be loved or respected? The Mo's group of seafood restaurants and markets gets a lot of the former and not much of the latter. When Anthony Bourdain chose Mo's to represent Baltimore dining on a 2009 "No Reservations" episode, Baltimore...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Though outside the leaves were changing, when we sat down for dinner at Marlin and Ray's Seafood and Sunsets, we had sand between our toes. Thanks to fun drinks, good seafood and laid-back service, getting a little sandy felt right.
The Bel Air eatery,...