| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Though outside the leaves were changing, when we sat down for dinner at Marlin and Ray's Seafood and Sunsets, we had sand between our toes. Thanks to fun drinks, good seafood and laid-back service, getting a little sandy felt right.
The Bel Air eatery,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Irish pubs should be a few things: cozy, welcoming and convivial. They need a seemingly endless supply of Guinness, Harp and whiskey.
Kelsey's Restaurant, an Ellicott City fixture for almost two decades, fits the bill, turning out pub-friendly food that'...
| Apr 7, 2011
Sociologists looking for the quintessential neighborhood pub would be smart to park themselves at Koco's.
This family-owned tavern in Lauraville not only serves up good local fare — excellent crab cakes and juicy wings — it is also embedded...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:18 AM
Gino Marchetti, the Hall of Fame defensive end for the Baltimore Colts, is bringing his beloved burgers back to Baltimore after a 20-year hiatus. Marchetti, 84, opened his first fast-food joint on North Point Road in 1959, at the height of his football...
| Aug 11, 2011
Bottom of the Bay, the venerable (since 1972) crab joint-cum-seafood restaurant on Route 1 in Laurel, is not easy to describe. It's a one-story, two-room structure that defines what Maine lobster purveyors up "nawth" call "eating in the ruff." That is,...
| Jun 19, 2011
Chances are, a deli that's been in business for 26 years has little left to prove. And with a second shop that's survived competition on a stretch of Lombard Street known as Corned Beef Row, it's a fair bet that it belongs in the upper tiers of the...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Thanks to those of you who suggested nonalcoholic substitutes for the Foodie 100 list. Because it's all in good fun, and there are many excellent suggestions that didn't make it onto the original list, I can't get too bent out......
| Jan 22, 2009
The brain works slowly in winter. There are dozens of beautiful art-glass pieces displayed behind the bar at the Glass Grill east of Highlandtown. There are two dazzling, enormous Dale Chihuly-inspired glass sculptures hanging from the Glass Grill's...
| Aug 10, 2008
No review of Sanders' Corner can start with anything but its fine covered porch overlooking the woods and fields surrounding Loch Raven Reservoir. Not for nothing do the servers wear T-shirts saying, "Sanders' Corner: That Dam Place." Decked out with...
| Sep 11, 2008
Casey's is a great little family restaurant, a real charmer, with a friendly and efficient staff and an accessible and affordable menu of pub fare and Italian-American specialties. Taken in from the road, where it lies just inside the Beltway, it doesn'...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “When I grow up, I'm going to buy my food at a store,” I announced to my parents as I crawled along the ground planting long rows of Bermuda onion sets. I was in elementary school at the time, and my grumbling didn't relieve me of helping in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:07 PM
It may seem difficult to consume two weeks' worth of fat in one day. Now think about eating that much fat in a single meal.
But Long John Silver's Big Catch -- "the worst restaurant meal in America" -- manages it, says the Center for Science in the...