| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
For a rainy Thursday morning -- enjoy this new Epicurious roundup post of strange and amusing You Tube vidoes starring Christopher Walken, Julia Child, and the Swedish Chef. I really like this one, with Richard E. Grant, which Epicurious describes......
| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:01 AM
Baltimore Taphouse in Canton looks just fine when you walk in. It's a long, narrow hall, with plenty of beer on tap and a pool table at the back.
But the first sign that you might be in better hands than you thought is found above the cash register....
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Restaurant weeks come and go. Already this year, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County and Annapolis have mounted successful winter dining promotions. Frederick is wrapping up its winter restaurant week Sunday.
Talbot County is up next. Some...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Working with food isn't a job for sissies. One must be innovative, artistic, competitive, patient, flexible and competent. The hours are long and the competition stiff. Sacrifice? Required. Taking risks? Also required. How does one succeed against such...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The author and filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday night, had a famous love affair with food. Ephron was the maven who knew where to get the best coffee cake, cappuccino and smoked salmon in New York City. She didn't just back into the idea of...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:36 PM
There's more cooking at Westwood Unique Furnishings & Antiques than meets the eye. Wander past the antique chests and art deco lamps to the back of the shop, and customers might be surprised to see a large kitchen fully stocked with pots and pans and...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:05 PM
On what would have been 100th birthday for Julia Child, queen of the upscale cookbook, here's some good reading:
The Washington Post reports that the National Museum of American History today reopened one of its most beloved exhibits: the kitchen Child...
| May 21, 2008
The question seemed a good one at the time: Had the quality of gas-station food risen with the price of gas?
If you're a pay-at-the-pump patron like me, you probably don't get inside gas stations often. So you might be surprised to learn that they now...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Learn something new every day. Each week I poke fun at Mr. Lindner as our Resident Cheeseburger and Wings Expert; and when I read his story today I learn that he's ...not devoid of culinary cred. As a one-time food......
| Nov 6, 2008
| 4:22 PM
I loved this election night comment from Robert of Cross Keys:I'm watching ABC News, and in the Times Square crowd there are two signs: Cassoulet and Cassoulet Forever. I didn't even know Cassoulet was on the ballot. If so, I......
| Aug 7, 2009
| 4:22 PM
You're probably wondering why I haven't reviewed Julie & Julia yet. Gailor and I going to the movies tomorrow, and it's going to be The Hurt Locker, not Julie & Julia. What can I say? I've been wanting to see......
| Aug 6, 2009
| 4:22 PM
In today's excellent Owl Meat Thursday, our guest poster intuitively understands something about fine cuisine, thereby giving his post an actual news peg. (The movie Julie & Julia opens tomorrow.) When Julia Child makes boeuf bourguignon, Owlie, she cooks...