| 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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Baltimore has a shortage of good, small restaurants, the kind with 20 or 30 seats, where diners can have some intimacy. Restaurants, at least the ones I've been reviewing, have been getting bigger, brassier, louder. I'm not complaining. I've been having...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
Even those of us who enjoy the intimacy (and challenge) of sit-down-style dinner parties like the more informal holiday gatherings that revolve around appetizers and desserts for larger get-togethers. The host gets to strut a greater variety of...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Foreman Wolf wants Johnny's to be an everyday destination for the folks of Roland Park, a place they can show up at, on a whim, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. And they have been.
Johnny's is the fifth restaurant from Baltimore restaurateurs Tony Foreman...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week starts on Friday, but you can get a taste of what's to come this Wednesday at Harborplace. Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Visit Baltimore and Harborplace & The Gallery are kicking off the seventh annual summer...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Langermann's took home the judges' prize at a Restaurant Week kick off competition held Wednesday at Harborplace. The Canton restaurant bested the competition in the "First Course/Appetizer Challenge" with its appetizer of pepper-crusted tuna in a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Baltimore County Restaurant Week runs through Sunday.
The county's version, compared to the city's, is either a model of democracy or sheer anarchy, depending on how you look at it.
Participating restaurants can offer lunch and dinner menus ranging in...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:26 PM
For years, Tio Pepe was my family's special-occasion restaurant. This was the mid-1970s, when the Franklin Street restaurant, which opened in 1968, was already established as a Baltimore classic. Even then, Tio Pepe seemed as if it had been around...