| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Our friends from the Classic Catering People sent over a couple of St. Patrick's Dayrecipes. If you can't make it out on Saturday, you can turn your home into an Irish pub.
Corned Beef Barley and Cabbage Soup
Chef Donald Martin
The Classic Catering...
| 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
| 9:41 AM
When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner has a pretty descriptive name, suggesting a menu filled with typical diner fare — omelets, sandwiches, a few Greek specialties. But with roots planted on the Turkish side of the Mediterranean, Rudy's adds a new...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Most would agree that some cosmetic surgery can give us the proverbial new lease on life. It applies to people. It applies to restaurants. Aface-liftis just what Chris Infantino, the current owner of Tino’s Italian Bistro, did when he acquired the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Whether you're craving seafood or steak, Pelican Cove Seafood Bar and Grill Restaurant in Abingdon has a diverse menu with items such as fresh oysters and mussels, Porter House steak and Key Largo Seafood Marinara, served with lump crabmeat, sautéed...
| Jul 7, 2011
Yes, the Fourth of July is behind us. But that doesn't mean you can't find other celebratory themes to help inspire your culinary creativity. If the Fourth was all-American, then July 14, Bastille Day, is all Française.
Our "ooh-la-la" carte for eight,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:00 AM
I do love looking at Restaurant Week menus. Some of them are so lame!
Salt Tavern in Upper Fells Point has a good one. It looks freshly considered -- although, that's a given at Salt, where Jason Ambrose and company regularly overhauls the menu. Also,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:20 AM
At the end of our street, a tomato plant is growing in the gutter. It’s been growing there quite awhile. That’s a good thing; no one has disturbed it. No one noticed it until about nine days ago, when green tomatoes became evident.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The new owners of the Manor Tavern in Monkton will hold their first-ever Tomato Festival on Aug. 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the restaurant parking lot and adjacent field.
The festival is free and includes kids games, croquet, bocce ball, music, a moon bounce...