| May 22, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Many a name-brand casino in Vegas, Atlantic City and elsewhere feature high-end restaurants conceived by celebrity chefs. Locally, at Maryland Live! casino in Arundel Mills, the celebrity is the restaurant chain, The Prime Rib, which opened in January,...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Almost four years in, B&O American Brasserie, the restaurant inside the Hotel Monaco, has established itself as a worthy citizen of Baltimore. Before it came along, downtown dining options were scarce, especially at night, both for visitors and the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
"Come casual … dine fine."
That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Maryland Live Casino has opened its version of the Prime Rib, the iconic Baltimore steakhouse that has flourished almost from the second of its founding in 1965 by the Beler brothers.
The new steakhouse is operated by the casino and is technically...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Asian food aficionados probably think they’re living next door to nirvana these days. No longer does the crowd have to agree on one type of fare. With the current trend in Far East-style eateries, most everyone can be satisfied.
Among the newer...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Anna Di Pierno's little charmer of a restaurant has been around for about seven years, operating under the name Pasta Blitz. If you go looking for it, though, look for Il Basilico.
Di Pierno has taken a deliberate approach to the name change, but the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Cuban Revolution has come to Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood.
Just a few blocks away from the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Middle East area has seldom officered any reason for outsiders to wander in. That is changing.
The neighborhood is being...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Paolo Romeo believes that food is art.
The chef-owner of Artful Gourmet, which has been an Owings Mills mainstay for just over a decade, isn't wildly avant-garde in the kitchen. He doesn't take chances on creative dishes.
But Romeo does take an...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The best thing about O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant is how tricky it is to describe.
Not so many years back, I'd have called O'Leary's eclectic, which became a byword for both a type of menu and the kind of place that served it. Offering a relaxed version...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:57 AM
With Mother’s Day in the offing, consider Sunday brunch as a great gift. Actually, brunch seems like a well-deserved indulgence any time of year, for any of us.
The sit-down-and-be-served Sunday brunch at The Kings Contrivance Restaurant is...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:02 AM
We live in an age that glorifies home cooking.
Accomplished chefs across the region strive to recreate the flavors, smells and experiences of their grandmothers' kitchens. "Comfort food" is an haute cuisine buzzword.
Though it's been open for more...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Annapolis is swimming in wine bars these days.
The choices include the deeply cool Red Red Wine on Main Street, Justin Moore's food-forward Vin 909 over in Eastport and the accessibly cozy Grapes Wine Bar on Forest Drive.
Crush Kitchen and Winehouse...