| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
If close proximity to a great pizza joint doesn't raise property values, it should. Good pizza makes a neighborhood eminently more livable.
Fortunately for the people living in and around Govans, in northern Baltimore City, Toss is a great pizza joint....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Paul Newman thought it should be eaten with a spoon. Baltimore restaurant owner Sascha Wolhandler calls it "a fabulous amalgam of flavor in every bite."
It's the chopped salad, and it's having a field day in Baltimore. A chopped salad featured on the...
| 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 25, 2012
| 5:02 AM
"Our chef is amazing."
Checking on our table between appetizers and entrees, our waitress waxed poetic about chef Cyrus Keefer, the culinary force behind 1542 Gastropub in Federal Hill. She was nearly gushing, but she was also right: Keefer's food is...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:01 PM
New research has found that the Mediterranean diet is linked to a healthy heart.
The diet is rich in vegetables, fish, olive oil and nuts. Thinking of switching or adopting some of the principals of the diet? Here is a Mediterranean diet recipe from...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a 12-suite boutique hotel in Fells Point known for eco-friendly amenities, will be offered for sale at a foreclosure auction Thursday.
An auction by Alex Cooper Auctioneers Inc. is slated for 9 a.m. at the South Caroline...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Are you ready for some gumbo?
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home.
Ravens fans not...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The family owners of The Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point hope a bankruptcy filing Thursday will give them time to try to attract investors and keep operating the 2-year-old boutique hotel, their bankruptcy attorney said.
The Black Olive Development...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers' Choice awards for lodging and three Baltimore hotels are among those recognized by the travel website.
The awards are based on millions of reviews and feedback from travelers who rated more...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Whether your tailgate includes a custom grill setup and team color-coordinated tents, or a simple picnic on a well-worn blanket, no pregame ritual is complete without the spread. This is one party that's as much about the food as it is about fans and...