| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Charles Village Pub is all grown up — mostly.
Before the January 2011 fire that destroyed its building, Charles Village Pub in Towson drew a local lunch crowd, but it was mostly known as a bar for college kids. It was a fun place for after-school...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Tuna may be treated carpaccio style. There may be shiitake mushrooms in the sauce that graces the veal and lemon grass and coconut milk in the garnish for the salmon. But Tersiguel's is a French restaurant – French "country" restaurant to be...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When it comes to the best inventions in recent history, I'd have to say air conditioning is my favorite.
This isn't to discredit all the wonderful things that have popped up in the last 50 or even 100 years.
Penicillin, while I've never had to use it, I...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Your family may be the stay-at-home-on-the-holidays type. If that's the case, you might think breakfast in bed is just the thing to honor Mom on her day. But this year, why not ask her opinion? It's entirely possible that the female parental unit in...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Midway through preparing a chocolate-filled babka, pastry chef Paula Shoyer pauses to raise her freshly kneaded sweet bread toward the heavens with outstretched arms.
“It’s like in ‘The Lion King,’ ” she tells her audience...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:50 AM
DiPasquale's may be a ways from Little Italy, but nothing says Italian quite like this no-nonsense market/restaurant near Patterson Park.
Go for lunch and head for the deli case to the right of the registers. Peruse a menu. The owner will take your...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a Halloween-themed youth dance for ages 9-15 Saturday, Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m., at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road.
Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:36 PM
One-year-old Daniel Herman isn't a big fan of matzo, said his mother, Ahuva Herman. But any lingering fussiness from the past eight days disappeared Sunday as Daniel got his baby teeth into a piece of egg bagel.
He bounced and giggled on his mother's lap...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:55 AM
There are three of us Gorelick brothers. When it comes to mealtime, my older brother, Andy, and I are natural foragers. My younger brother, Gary, is the cook. He is one of those restaurant diners who seldom gets anything he thinks he can make better at...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:39 AM
North Laurel has a very active 4-H Club and, boy, were they busy this summer with both the Howard County Fair and the State Fair. Members have worked all year on projects.
They have explored photography, robotics, health, bicycle safety and mechanics,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:40 PM
This zinfandel is incredible fun, but it's really not a great food-pairing wine. Yes, it's dry and one can serve it with food, but it's likely to overwhelm anything but fairly simple fare. In fact, it's delicious all by itself. Some good bread, manchego...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
When it comes to weeknight dinners, some of us are not big fans of planning ahead.
Oh, we might take something out of the freezer in the morning, then figure out what to do with it later in the day. Not for us all the a.m. prep work, so the crock pot can...