| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
If close proximity to a great pizza joint doesn't raise property values, it should. Good pizza makes a neighborhood eminently more livable.
Fortunately for the people living in and around Govans, in northern Baltimore City, Toss is a great pizza joint....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Mary Ewen of Baltimore was looking for a recipe for the zucchini bread that was served at the now-closed Harbor Lights restaurant in North Bethany Beach, Del. She said it had the consistency of an applesauce cake.
I didn't have any luck locating the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:41 AM
By some standards, Jason Hisley has followed a traditional path from his grandmother's kitchen to La Cakerie, the bakery that will open this week on West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.
He fell in love with baking as a young child, while kneading the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Just when Mother Nature throws the sultriest nights of the season our way, she also provides the wherewithal for us to entertain friends using local ingredients in a "chill out" meal that'll revive flagging appetites.
Our bill of fare for such a soiree...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:05 AM
The Glenelg United Methodist Church's food pantry on Burntwoods Road served an unprecedented number of families in July. The food pantry provides food, toiletries and cleaning items to local families in need.
Due to the tremendous need last month,...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:18 PM
There were more servers than customers at Werner's just before noon, and it was very quiet. But it wasn't for long. A half hour later, the luncheonette was almost full of downtown workers.
When it closed in April 2011, after 61 years, it looked like...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Chef Mark Littleton has groupies.
During his stints at a string of pubby Baltimore restaurants, including Simon's, Lulu's and Annabel Lee Tavern, Littleton developed a strong following, thanks to his inventive take on comfort food.
In July, Littleton...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:31 PM
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
| Mar 6, 2013
Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars:
Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:36 AM
And then there were four. Brooke, Sheldon, Josh and Lizzie disembark from the Celebrity Cruise ship in Juneau, Alaska. They are all thrilled to be there, though Sheldon’s Hawaiian faculties are not accustomed to the climate: “I better throw on...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:31 AM
They came to pay off a wager, but they couldn't escape a little trash talk.
California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer walked humbly to Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's Capitol Hill hideaway on Thursday to pay off their Super Bowl bet, showering...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A new bakery in Laurel is offering traditional coffeehouse fare alongside spicy, exotic breads, and a mother-daughter team from Ethiopia is behind it all.
Maza Getachew and her mother, Genet Vulcha — the owner of Genet Bakery and Catering —...