| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a post on nutrition topics for The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on vacation dining.
How do you...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Chef Shawn Lagergren, who co-owns Hamilton's new Cajun spot, Tooloulou, has cooking in his blood. He grew up in Louisiana, learning to cook while perched on a stool in his grandmother's kitchen.
Lagergren may have made his chops in Baltimore...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The windows are wide open in the messy apartment, the afternoon sky darkening fast.
Chrissy Polis can't stand the Essex neighborhood outside, where everyone knows who she is. But she doesn't know how to get out, or where she'd go if she did.
| Mar 17, 2012
The Manor Tavern sits in the in the thick of beautiful Monkton, where the land is big but the community is tight, and folks know the names of their neighbors' ancestors, children, horses and hunting dogs.
Change, when it comes here, comes slowly, which...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:15 AM
The Reserve in Federal Hill shut itself down at the end of February and reopened on March 9 as 1542 Gastropub.
The chef at 1542 Gastropub is Cyrus Keefer, formerly of Saute and Brasserie 10 South.
1542 Gastropub has a new website, a new Facebook page...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:53 AM
At Tower Federal Credit Union's Laurel headquarters, March 22 was "Soup, Salad and Wear Jeans to Work Day," a fundraising effort that raised $2,200 for the Susan G. Komen Foundationand the American Cancer Society.
Employees who donated $5 could wear...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Kettle Hill has announced an opening date.
Inspired, its operators say, by the life and spirit of Theodore Roosevelt, Kettle Hill will open April 20 on Market Place as the anchor restaurant in the Power Plant Live complex. The restaurant's name is...
| Mar 31, 2012
There are so many things to admire about Heavy Seas Alehouse, the thoroughly winning new establishment in Little Italy's Holland Tack Factory.
There is the understated, comfortable decor, mercifully free of pirate paraphernalia. (Frankly, I was worried...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Tucked into a strip mall on a busy stretch of Belair Road in Overlea, Frank's Pizza & Pasta seems like a million other pizza joints.
It's worth a closer look.
Owner Armando Buontempo deftly handles traditional dishes from his native Italy, revealing a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar begins its 35th season April 1. This is the second year the popular market is starting so early. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Last year, skeptics...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Ellen Loreck weighs in on sodium.
According to the 2010...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Howard County is home to an incredible assortment of dining experiences. From haute cuisine to grab-and-go, from special occasion to tonight’s supper, more than 250 restaurants await you within minutes of home or work. Whether you’re in the...