| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:32 AM
When it comes to the Shanty Grille, the term “in for a penny, in for a pound” definitely applies. The Grille — formerly the Crab Shanty, a popular county seafood eatery for decades — opened with a new name, a new décor and a new...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
On paper, McFaul's IronHorse Tavern has everything going for it: A charming location, an appealing menu with a focus on local flavors, friendly staff.
That's a good start. But in practice, the restaurant needs some fine-tuning.
Start with the name....
| May 2, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Steve Fox and Martha Todd, owners of Towson's Bread and Circuses Bistro, know how to get things done — and that bodes well for their restaurant.
Right now, the food at Bread and Circuses is on the safe side and the service needs fine-tuning. But...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:13 AM
Do you have bare walls that need dressing up?
Come join the Knights of Columbus and the Catholic Daughters of America as they sponsor an art auction on Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. in the church hall at St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The 13th Floor is a treat. When we came here on a Friday night, people were dancing to live jazz music. Can you imagine? One couple, it was announced, had become engaged. You might, too. The renovated interior, which was unveiled last fall, is a real...