| Feb 9, 2010
If anyone deserved a lunchtime indulgence Monday, Barry Robinson did. His normal 60-minute drive to work, from Accokeek to Baltimore, took four agonizing hours, much of it spent on a ramp to Interstate 495, waiting for the tractor-trailer in front of...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 12:43 PM
Set along a clotted section of York Road in Cockeysville, Piv's Pub shares its immediate surroundings with car dealerships, a travel agency and a fast-food burger joint.
First impressions: Very un-pub-like, Piv's decor is clean lines and uncluttered...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 12:44 PM
The Dish: The Rachel
Is nothing sacred?
Suburban House Restaurant at 1700 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville offers its Reuben with a choice of corned beef, pastrami, roasted turkey or brisket. Can it be a Reuben without corned beef? Shouldn't there be a...
| Jun 19, 2011
Chances are, a deli that's been in business for 26 years has little left to prove. And with a second shop that's survived competition on a stretch of Lombard Street known as Corned Beef Row, it's a fair bet that it belongs in the upper tiers of the...
| Aug 19, 2009
| 4:22 PM
This isn't exactly the same as some of the other closings I've reported on, and it probably has nothing to do with the economy, and you have three years to make your farewells (and eat a hot pastrami on rye......
| Aug 20, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I just talked to Lenny's owner, Alan Smith, who told me that he's just signed a five-year lease to stay in his current location on Corned Beef Row. (He also posted a comment below my earlier entry on the sale......
| Feb 19, 2009
Freda's Kitchen, which markets itself as a New York-style deli, is an exceptionally clean, well-lit and well-organized space - this space used to be the Mount Washington Market - with a sunlit cafe in front and the ordering and deli counters in the back....
| Aug 7, 2008
Granny's is the love project of Valari and Aaron Dorsey - she's the head chef, and it's her grandmother, a professional chef in her own right, to whom Granny's pays tribute. From its early spring opening, the allure of all-day breakfast and Southern-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With sincere apologies to, and selective quotations from, Finley Peter Dunne, creator of the immortal Mister Dooley, the Irish barkeep and political sage who first noted that politics ain't beanbag.
Francis X. Hennessey looked even more confused than...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:51 PM
When you walked into Tom Bergin's on a Sunday afternoon, through the front door of the fragrant Irish pub and past the half-dozen people screaming at the Saints game on the bar TV, you were likely to come across the restaurant’s true regulars:...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Tom Bergin's, the famed Irish saloon on Fairfax Avenue known for its strong Irish coffee, corned beef and cabbage and a pull on L.A. tourists, abruptly announced today that it is shutting its doors.
The pub -- one of the oldest restaurants in Los...