| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
It's the Ravens' first home playoff game since 2007, and depending on the outcome of the Denver-New England game, it could be their last home game until next season. So let's make this tailgate count.
Since the weather this weekend is predicted to be...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Duff Goldman quite literally ate his way across America to film the series "Sugar High" last year — from sea to sugary sea. And we aren't talking Hollywood smoke-and-mirrors eating, where it looks like someone is tasting something but is really...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:29 PM
As we begin this week’s episode of “Top Chef,” I have to ask: Did anyone really miss Beverly? Over the past few weeks I had rooted for her because I love an underdog, but let’s be real: The woman was annoying.
This week the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Bev Hannon from Marion, Iowa, was looking for a recipe for making meatballs similar to the ones her husband's mother, who was of Belgian descent, used to make. Her husband recalls that his mother made them with a combination of ground beef and pork and...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The recent coverage of the 150th anniversary of the battle of Antietam could be part of a wily enticement for a two-part day trip that can get the "gang" – whether it be family or friends – to all pile into the family truckster for a day in...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Thursday, a sure sign that winter will continue for six more weeks.
Amari, the Maryland Zoo's spotted leopard, disagreed.
And the law of the jungle says leopard trumps groundhog every time.
For the second year in a row,...
| 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 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Calle's Cucina is a place with potential.
Chef-owner Carl "Calle" Vahl has the experience to run a show-stopping restaurant, with both formal and on-the-job training in Italy and New York. Philosophically, Vahl is in the right place, too. He uses fresh,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Earth Wood & Fire, a new restaurant in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County, is testament to the wisdom of keeping things simple.
The menu offers a handful of salads, a selection of small plates and a daily special or two. But the partnership at...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:08 AM
I watched this episode of "Jersey Shore" at the ripe hour of 3 a.m. (thankfully, I recently ordered DVR) and was cracking up at a drunken Deena. As always, I was happy that the new episode picked up right where the last left off.
Although she got...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:10 AM
I smell something. Could it be a ... party pooper?
In this episode, we get to see the former roommates' reactions to the mini meatball news, and the girls throw a party where Snooki gets upset about being the only sober one at the housewarming of drunken...