| 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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 6:30 AM
New Year’s Eve is behind us. For many, the resolution dieting has begun.
But some of us aren’t ready to give up on the celebrating and don’t consider how many calories alcohol packs. A 1.5-ounce serving of 80-proof alcohol has 96...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Janet Brunner from St. Augustine, Fla., was looking for a no-bake recipe for lemon Jell-O cheesecake. Mercedes Shideler from Sebastopol, Calif. shared her recipe for lemon cheesecake that she hopes is the one that Brunner is looking for.
This likely is...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
In labeling our topic du jour "quick seafood entrees," we admit to some redundancy. By definition, seafood is quick to cook. Ergo, besides its many nutritional virtues, seafood helps you get dinner on the table in very little time, generally with very...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Executive Chef Chris Lewis, Iron Bridge Wine Co., reflects:
I chose this dish because it reminds me of summer. Fresh local corn, tomatoes, English peas — all very vibrant just like summer. The drink plays up the sweetness of the vegetables and...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:54 AM
I chose this particular dish because I love the smell of slow-cooking meat on a brisk fall day. The slow cooking breaks down the meat to make it melt in your mouth. And I just love blue cheese (Gorgonzola) with beef; the flavors burst...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Salt is a solid destination for new American cuisine in the heart of Upper Fells Point, boasting a clean, stylish interior awaiting your dinner or happy hour needs with bright solid color motifs and independent art on virtually every wall. Whether you'...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:55 AM
At Hersh's Pizza and Drinks down in South Baltimore, Josh Hershkovitz has started factoring in some new fall dishes, like a wood-fired hanger steak with porcini rub and oven-roasted rutabaga; prosciutto-wrapped treviso (think radicchio) with balsamic...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Power Plant Live newcomer Kettle Hill, a "Theodore Roosevelt-themed" establishment replete with lively, wood-and-iron-and-brass layouts, is a solid rustic-yet-fun place to hang out after work.
It's a spot for working professionals with a bit of grown-...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Summer squashes have to be the most overlooked (and overcooked) vegetables of the summer growing season. They're everywhere, but they're not as widely anticipated as asparagus, as beloved as peas or as coveted as strawberries. Available in all farmers'...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Beets are back in style. Long thought of as the food of older generations, or deemed too messy to deal with, beets have come back with the help of great chefs across the world.
A culinary staple for thousands of years, beets are among the more striking...