| Aug 24, 2010
| 6:00 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
I was on vacation -- not Atkins.
While visiting my parents in Connecticut last week, my husband and I took an overnight trip to Boston with our kids, one of my sisters, and her two children.
We did enough carbo-loading there...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Elijah Knauer bounds into S'ghetti Eddie's as if on a mission, taking in the pinball, the family-style booths and — oh man — the spot on the menu that mentions the thing that begins with an "ice" and ends with a "cream."
"Oooooh, they have...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Emilia Schwartz from Pasadena was looking for a recipe for a salad made with cannellini beans and other ingredients that she said she got some years back when she belonged to Weight Watchers. Bonnie Besche from Baltimore sent in a bean salad recipe she...
| Aug 21, 2011
If you're a fan of big chain sub shops, you've probably got your favorite brand, one or more favorite sandwiches and your own peculiar combination of add-ons — like extra cheese, more olives, or three fistfuls of pickles.
After that, there's not...
| Oct 22, 2011
The view from the Olive Room, the serenely seductive new penthouse restaurant at the Inn at the Black Olive, dazzles you senseless. Suddenly, Baltimore, seen from this fresh angle, looks like a European port city, vibrant and jagged, a starry skyline...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 2:18 PM
The holidays are for family. But while we can squeeze folks around the table for turkey, or into the living room to unwrap presents, sometimes they just have to sleep somewhere else. Here's a sampling of some area hotels that could a good fit your...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:51 AM
The key to the perfect tailgating offering is impressing your fellow sports fans with foods that are flavorful and hearty.
When you're a gourmet chef like Cinghiale's Julian Marucci, using fresh ingredients helps give classics a fresh spin.
"You want to...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 12:09 PM
For nearly 3,000 years, the Silk Road connected trade and culture between China, India, the Arabian Peninsula, Africa and Europe.
Last week, Interstate-95 became a different kind of Silk Road, as 76 high school students from Howard County and surrounding...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Locust Point has long been dominated by neighborhood bars, corner watering holes and colorful dives.
The bars that dot Fort Avenue — and other venerable hangouts like Down the Hatch and J. Patrick's — embody the neighborhood's profile:...
| Nov 24, 2011
One reason most of us love the holiday season is that it provides opportunities to spend more time at home with family and friends. One reason most of us who are the family chefs dislike the holiday season is the stress it provides when we spend more time...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:40 PM
While the en papillote ("in parchment") method of cooking might sound a little too fancy for tailgating, Mark Graham, in his Dinner Tonight column for the Chicago Tribune, has suggested that it's really nothing more than food wrapped in parchment paper...
| Oct 1, 2011
Dante Liberatore works a room in a way that few restaurateurs care to, or dare to, these days. We saw him compel a sour patron to concede that her wait for a table had been exactly as long as he said it would be. She wasn't thrilled, but her husband was....