| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The Fourth of July is not technically about the inalienable right to grill hot dogs and burgers, but to vegetarians or people trying to cut down on their meat intake, it can sure seem that way.
For those looking for a way to join in the backyard...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Michael Mina's name is familiar to Baltimore restaurant-goers from the suite of restaurants he developed for the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Wit & Wisdom, Pabu and Lamill Coffee.
But Mina's base of operations is in San Francisco, and the Michelin-...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:45 AM
Well, you've done it again. Made it through another, undoubtedly hectic year. Almost. A time to look back and to look ahead. And who better to do both with than dear friends and neighbors (maybe even family.) To mark the close of 2012 (and good riddance),...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week 2012 is on its way. This year's promotion runs from Jan. 20 through Jan. 29, 2012, and there are a couple of switch-ups. Participating restaurants can now offer a three-course dinner for either $30.12 or $20.12 (but not...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:38 AM
One bite of a cool, crisp and bittersweet apple, and it's apparent why it is so intertwined with autumn.
No fruit has had a more schizophrenic symbolic history — from the tantalizing tempter of Eve to the sign of appreciation for favorite...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
It is to be hoped that the little dears are learning more in school than that Columbus Day is all about appliance and mattress sales. Indeed, he is credited with "discovering" America, which was, you might agree, a rather momentous achievement, albeit...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Most every home cook has a particular approach to the weeknight meal. Some of us are really into doing ahead. Slow cookers are their thing.
On the other hand, unless we're whipping up goodies for a dinner party, others of us can't bear the thoughts of...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:50 PM
When we first heard about Birroteca, it was described as an artisanal pizza joint. Birroteca does have pizzas — good, wood-fired pizzas with chewy crusts and fancy ingredients, but there's more to it than that.
Some of your friends and...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I received an email this morning regarding a short post I made on Wednesday, basically just a link to a post by Eddie Gehman Kohan on Obama Foodorama. In that post, Kohan questioned the Hammons Products Company's posting on its......
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Blue Hill Tavern tweeted that its new spring menu was viewable on the new menu tab on its facebook page. I knew what that meant!According to co-owner and manger Mel Carter, who answered the phone when I called, the appetizers......