| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Laurel's restaurant scene has widened its landscape with the addition of two more establishments. One showcases a more intriguing menu, while the other aims to satisfy a sweet tooth.
La Mia, at 310 Main St., is in the location that for decades housed...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 9:20 AM
As reported in the Baltimore Sun and elsewhere, Robert De Niro had lunch on Saturday at Chazz: A Bronx Original, the Harbor East restaurant opened this summer by his friend, the actor Chazz Palminteri.
De Niro was traveling on Saturday from Philadelphia,...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund continues to raise money and receive donations of new, unwrapped toys, as the Harford County-based charity works to help more than 350 Harford County families and senior citizens in need have a happier holiday season.
| Oct 4, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Since opening in 2005, Joe Squared has been a Baltimore favorite for pizza.
With its free live music and a long rum list, the Station North restaurant has won a place in many a hipster's heart. A month ago, Joe Squared opened a second shop at a...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Everybody knows where Café 165 is. When owner Phil Day was choosing a name for his new restaurant on Pylesville Road, he went with something everyone could remember. Café 165, simply put, is on Rt. 165.
“It’s short, catchy and summed it...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:51 PM
April brought a new restaurant to Waverly Woods. There’s no pretension in the name: Players Bar & Grill.
And this restaurant owned by Simon Sadoun is just that, featuring a larger-than-average eat-in bar, dozens of high-definition televisions and a...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:13 AM
A diabolical plot is unfolding at the Cockeysville Library, and it's all because the Young Adult Library Services Association has declared Oct. 16-22 to be Teen Read Week.
The library's "plot" is called the Wrestlemania Reading Challenge, and it's...
| May 12, 2011
Whether your ideal day at the beach is relaxing by the water or racing a jet ski across the bay, most vacationers have one thing in common – they want to stretch that dollar. Here's a list of can't-beat things to do at the beach, while on a budget....
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:41 PM
With the Tortellini Boscaiola ($10), Pazani (a combination of the words pasta, pizza and panini) delivers a rich cream sauce that's remarkably pumpkin orange for a rose.
This is a tenaciously clingy sauce. You could complain that the sauce isn't as silky...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 10:45 AM
BEST BURGER: Alewife
Housed in the Eutaw Savings Bank Building, Alewife doesn't mess around when it comes to burgers.
They only serve one -- and that's plenty.
The "smoke burger" is the creation of chef Chad Wells. Like any successful artist, he...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Fast food has been under attack in America. Urged to make their Happy Meals healthier, McDonald's recently shrank the serving size of the meal's fries and added apple slices. Cajoled by public health advocates and new laws, chain restaurants are posting...
| Aug 11, 2011
The north side of Cross Street Market has long outpaced the south side.
MaGerks, Ryleigh's, the Stalking Horse and the 8x10 have made the north side a viable and attractive destination. But the south side has been lacking a bona fide anchor establishment...