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  • A diet meal at Ruth's Chris

     
    I've lost weight just reading Robert of Cross Key's Free Market Friday guest post. EL This week the wife takes me to Ruth’s Chris in Pikesville. The last time she took me here was when we were shopping for engagement......
  • Owners of Black Olive's new project

     
    Ed Gunts has an interesting story in today's paper on the Spiliadis family's new "green" inn. It's scheduled to open around the first of March. The Spiliadis parents and son own the Black Olive seafood restaurant in Fells Point. (Hence......
  • Salad daze

     
    Owl Meat seems to feel a little negative about his guest post today -- at least he calls it 'subdued,' which of course means that I love it. (OK, I did have to kill out the photo of Johnny Cash......
  • What is an ethnic restaurant anyway?

     
    The discussion continues under the post on 'upscale' ethnic restaurants, and it occurred to me that I use the term 'ethnic' without really being able to define it. For instance, we got a couple of good suggestions under the post......
  • Tapabar is not Italian — so get over it and enjoy

    Tapabar is not Italian — so get over it and enjoy
    Over the years, a few brave souls have opened restaurants in Little Italy that aren't Italian - not many, but some. India Rasoi and Mo's Seafood come to mind. I can see why it might be tempting. You're guaranteed there will be a lot of foot traffic...
  • A light touch

    For years, a chief symbol of the University of Maryland Medical Center has been the domed image of Davidge Hall, the anatomical theater where students once gathered in secret to learn about the human body by dissecting cadavers unearthed from nearby...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: AOC in new digs with familiar tastes

    Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: AOC in new digs with familiar tastes
    When the first AOC opened a decade ago, nobody quite knew what to make of the place, a wine bar near the original Farmers Market that seemed to specialize in cured meats, salads and lots of tiny dishes that reflected the flavors of coastal Italy and...
  • Recipe: Basque-style chicken

    Recipe: Basque-style chicken
      Chicken breasts have a bad reputation -- too often they're considered nothing but diet food, and dried-out diet food at that. But that's the fault of the cook, not the ingredient. The challenge of a chicken breast is that it's uneven, fat on one end...
  • Recipe: Roasted Cornish game hens with Meyer lemons

    Recipe: Roasted Cornish game hens with Meyer lemons
    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: 2 Note: Niçoise and Picholine olives are at selected supermarkets such as Whole Foods and Bristol Farms. 2 Cornish game hens, about 1 3/4 to 2 pounds each, washed and dried 4 Meyer lemons, divided 2...
  • Farmers Markets: From the LAPD to artisanal olive oil

    Farmers Markets: From the LAPD to artisanal olive oil
    Traditionally, working folk dreamed of retiring to California to grow citrus, or more recently wine grapes, but these days the second career crop of choice appears to be artisanal olive oil. Fresh, local oil is all the rage; universities and industry...
  • Restaurant recipes: The Luggage Room Pizzeria chopped salad

    Restaurant recipes: The Luggage Room Pizzeria chopped salad
    Dear SOS: My husband and I are completely in love with the LGO Chopped Salad at the Luggage Room in Pasadena. We moved an hour away from the restaurant and dream about it. Is there anyway you could get the recipe? Karim Wasson Corona Dear Karim: A...
  • Greek salad to go

    Greek salad to go
    Gravity keeps it all together. Apparently the fundamental force doesn't merely drop heavy things. It keeps the tides heaving, the planets orbiting and the stars smoldering. It can even improve salad. Consider this truth: Greens are best freshly dressed....