| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Tucked in a house in the maritime-centric neighborhood of Eastport, VIN 909 proves that Annapolis cuisine has more to offer than crab cakes and rockfish.
The duo behind the wine cafe, manager/owner/sommelier (and Annapolis native) Alex Manfredonia and...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:29 AM
To an outsider, the pubs and taverns on O'Donnell Square might all look the same. But a Canton insider knows how to pick the one that suits his or her dating status, age group or mood.
Tavern on the Square, the newest addition to square, is, from what...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is open in Canton. The Montford Street location was the home for years of Birches, and before that, the Wild Mushroom.
The specialty at Verde is Neapolitan pizza, with toppings like prosciutto di Parma, imported buffalo...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Earth Wood & Fire, a new restaurant in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County, is testament to the wisdom of keeping things simple.
The menu offers a handful of salads, a selection of small plates and a daily special or two. But the partnership at...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
When it comes to weeknight dinners, some of us are not big fans of planning ahead.
Oh, we might take something out of the freezer in the morning, then figure out what to do with it later in the day. Not for us all the a.m. prep work, so the crock pot can...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is open in Canton. The South Montford Avenue location was the home for years of Birches, and before that, the Wild Mushroom.
The dining room and bar, which formerly had a woodsy New England appearance, have been thoroughly...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Kit Waskom Pollard reviews Hersh's Pizza & Drinks in South Baltimore, which took over the old Rub space in November. The owners are brother and sister Josh Hershkovitz and Stephanie Hershkovitz. He's the chef, she runs the front of the house.
On the menu...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Century High School was one of only six schools in Maryland to be named Blue Ribbon schools for 2013.
Schools from Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery and Washington counties were also awarded Blue Ribbon status for 2012, it was announced Dec. 20.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:39 AM
The bar quarters at Hampden's Birroteca are close, so it's easy to make new friends.
Between bites of calamari, a new acquaintance said this new pizza joint and bar was a major improvement over the last resident, the short-lived Mill Steakhouse and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Christmas season comes early for The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund, and the elves are busy working to get toys packed for the 831 Harford County children who will receive gifts of toys this holiday season.
Time is running short, and the shelves in Santa's...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:22 PM
What would a restaurant best known for its hamburgers do with 70 pounds of Old Bay, a seasoning long associated with crabmeat and other seafood?
"Not order Old Bay for awhile," said Sebastian Trossbach, executive chef of Alonso's and Loco Hombre...