| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:53 PM
If your only knowledge of Turkish food consists of the confection called "Turkish Delight," you're not alone.
While Turkish food isn't well known, you could say the same about Cazbar, a narrow restaurant on Charles Street in Mount Vernon. It was so under...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:59 AM
Waterstone Bar and Grille has been serving Mediterranean fare for more than a year and a half in the spot that formerly housed Coconuts Cafe. That has, you'd think, given the management plenty of time to work out the kinks.
But on two recent visits, a...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:42 PM
There’s a lot to be said for returning to one’s roots. In the case of Jay Fridkis, owner of Pita & Rye, a New York-style deli and grill in Maple Lawn, locals can be happy he did. Fridkis, of Columbia, opened Howard County’s first...
| Jul 10, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I was interested in the story about the latest studies on the calorie restriction diet that appeared in today's paper because I wrote about the diet three years ago for the Taste section. (Which seems an odd place for it,......
| Jan 4, 2009
In an earlier column, I facetiously dubbed 2008 the Year of the Burger. I was inspired by the number of celebrity chefs like Bobby Flay and Laurent Tourondel who were opening burger joints, and on a local level by several white-tablecloth restaurants...
| Sep 28, 2008
Hamilton Tavern is the noisiest restaurant I've ever eaten in. OK, maybe not noisier than RA Sushi with its loud rock and roll, but for a restaurant where no music is playing, it was the noisiest.
Blame the handsome decor: the hardwood floors, the...
| Mar 1, 2008
It's been so long since the Towson stretch of York Road has been a bustling shopping area, you may have forgotten there's anywhere else to shop but Towson Town Center. Not so.
True, York Road looks a little like Main Street in Small Town America these...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Press Release from USD 259:
Students at all grade levels in the Wichita Public Schools will have more options in the lunch line when school begins in the fall. At the elementary level, that means students will make their own choices and serve...
| Jun 27, 2013
Off I-91 in Enfield, past the Chipotles and Olive Gardens of the infamously chain-cluttered Hazard Avenue just two miles down the road, you will find a stone patio with blue umbellas calling your name for a relaxing outdoor lunch at LuLu's.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The Vikings may have raided Europe, Russia and the shores of North America centuries before Columbus took his first step on dry land, but it wasn't until Saturday their exploits brought them to La Cañada.
The local Edvard Grieg Lodge 6-074 of the Sons...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:54 PM
With busy lives many of us snack throughout the day and consume about a quarter of our calories from sugary beverages and snack foods. We choose to snack throughout the day rather than eating three regular, healthful meals.
Whether you snack because...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In the days of the Ottoman Empire, Turkish cooking was considered to be among the great cuisines of the world. These days, it is likely to appear on menus featuring Mediterranean food, a mixture of Middle Eastern and Italian.
GG's Bistro in the...