| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Ray Brasfield, owner of Cygnus Wine Cellars in Manchester, describes the Chancellor red wine grape as an old French-American hybrid that been grown in the eastern United States since the 1960s.
"It has kind of come and gone as a popular grape, although...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Long Reach, 365; Oakland Mills, 241
15-18M: 1. LR (A. Douglas, K. McDonald, M. Jackson, S. Foster), 2:06.42.
9-10M: 1. LR (C. Gilmore, S. Davies, J. Watt, D. Kundrat), 1:20.92.
11-12M: 1. LR (O. Stang, X. Castle-Smith, J. Corley, C....
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Ten Ten, the handsome new Harbor East restaurant adjacent to the Bagby Pizza Company, is brimming with good ideas about everyday dining.
The menu is credited to executive chef Mark Davis, formerly of the Baltimore Country Club. His tenure there, you're...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:30 PM
New Year’s Eve comes just once a year — and even less often on a Saturday night. For Baltimore-area restaurants, that’s a very good thing.
One in five Americans is planning to dine out this New Year’s Eve, according to a recent...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:25 PM
It's a pretty well known fact that I want to go out drinking with the “Top Chef” contestants. Whenever the cheftestants are in the stew room or come back tired and beat from an elimination challenge, I want to jump through my TV and pound some...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:40 AM
Chad Wells, the executive chef at Alewife Tavern, is at it again.
Wells hosted a few endangered species dinners this past year, featuring Maryland's notorious snakehead. Coming up on Monday, January 9, Wells will present a Campfire Dinner at Joe...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 10:46 AM
The Columbia Neighborhood Swim League closed out its season with the annual All-City meet, held July 29-30 at the Phelps Luck pool. Nearly 1,100 swimmers participated, about 150 more than in previous summers.
Three new meet records were set. Michael...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 12:52 PM
The line "treated like family" gets tossed around a lot when it comes to restaurants. But rarely do you feel that comfortable or connected by the time you pay the check. Orchard Market & Cafe in Towson doesn't just make you feel at home — it also...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Tavern on the Square has opened in the Canton. It's in the old Fins space.
Mel Carter, the general manager and part owner of Blue Hill Tavern, also in Canton, purchased Fins last September and, for a few months, kept things as they were. Right after...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ze Mean Bean gets a look-over in this Friday's Liive section. Read waht Kit Waskom Pollard has to say about the cozy Fells Point Eastern European cafe and wine bar.
We'd been hearing that Ze Mean Bean, which opened way back in 1995, had been flourishing...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Perhaps drawn by the strong aroma of cumin and chili powder that filled the Fellowship Hall of St. John's United Church of Christ, about 150 people sampled the 30 types of chili at the church's third annual chili cook-off on Jan. 29.
"I couldn't be...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Bluegrass has posted its Valentine's Day menu. The February menu is up and running, too, at the South Baltimore restaurant.
Ray Kumm's Valentine's menu begins with an amuse bouche and canapes before launching into the meal proper. Appetizer choices...