| Feb 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Over on the Consuming Interests the talk is of Whoopie Pies. Which state gets to claim the Whoopie Pie -- Maine or Pennsylvania?I'm rooting for Maine.Have you ever noticed that no one who is from Pennsylvania will ever tell you......
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Saturday night in St. Michael's was the preview party for Jack Antwerpen's Big Pickle Food Bar. The official opening is Wednesday. Check out the Facebook page for photos. With restaurants, the name doesn't always fit the place (hardly ever, in fact),...
| May 14, 2011
The Rumor Mill is a sweet little hideaway restaurant, tucked back in an alley just off Main Street in Ellicott City.
Matthew Milani opened his 30-seat restaurant in 2007 — its full name is The Rumor Mill Fusion Bar and Restaurant. The fusion refers...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 7:23 AM
The Gang learned a key life lesson tonight: Democracy is hard.
First of all, Dee is getting audited; but like most things related to Sweet Dee, nobody cares. The writers even made her the subplot, although this week’s plot was already pretty thin...
| Sep 28, 2011
Once, pickles were the last thing anyone would mistake for stylish or sexy.
But they've come a long way from limp grocery store spear. With a makeover and an entirely new image, the pickle has left behind your grandfather's Reuben for a considerably more...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:46 PM
This week, we got to see the girls creativity first hand when they had to create their own fragrances and then two went home after a photo shoot where they had to embody two well-known reality TV stars.
Smells juicy right? It was. Find out who won and...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:15 PM
It's not a sandwich, it's a Yandawich.
Inspired by and named for Ravens offensive guard Marshal Yanda, the Yandawich is a take on the sandwich Yanda looks forward to on his trips back home to Iowa. That's what the folks say at Ryleigh's Oyster, who came...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Little Italy is known for being mobbed with classic pasta-and-red-sauce restaurants. But bars? Not so much.
Since opening in April, Palmere's on Eastern Avenue is slowly becoming the neighborhood watering hole for Little Italy and Harbor East residents....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Pork, pasta and pickles: Today through Sunday, This Is Not a Pop-Up is bringing in Bruce Kalman, formerly of the Churchill, and Gavin Mills of Tavern to cook a whole Niman Ranch Duroc pig for a weekend of family-style, pork-centric dinners. Products...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A word of advice. Never use the phrase "just a burger" with Nancy Silverton. I did and was promptly challenged on every aspect of burger-making, starting with where to buy the meat, what grind, size of patty, how to cook it, what to serve with it, what...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Beets are one of summer's most vibrant vegetables. They're great in a salad, in a dessert or roasted on their own. They're also easy to prepare.
When selecting beets, you'll want to chose ones that are heavy for their size. Try to pick out the ones...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...