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  • Cooking with beer gains popularity

    Cooking with beer gains popularity
    The idea that beer has just as much right as wine to be on a fancy dinner table is not a novelty. And during the annual Baltimore Beer Week celebration, which begins Friday, it's a matter of principle. The beer dinner, a multicourse meal built around...
  • Here's a shout-out to the contest winners of Hampdenfest 2013

    This year's Hampdenfest, held on Saturday September 14, caught a break and had uncharacteristically gorgeous weather. A record number of people turned out to eat food, drink the Brewer's Art/Union Craft Brewing collaboration beer Hampden Rye, watch...
  • 5 inventive champagne cocktails for New Year's Eve

    5 inventive champagne cocktails for New Year's Eve
    Nothing says New Year's Eve quite like some bubbly. But for your New Year's party, do you really want to offer just another glass of champagne (we're sorry, sparkling wine) on a night that is ushering in the exciting and new? Well now you don't have to....
  • New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves

    New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves
    More people are likely to toast this New Year with a glass of French champagne, industry observers say, an optimistic economic sign as consumers look beyond cheaper sparkling wines. Sales of the bubbly beverage from the Champagne region of France have...
  • Wine Find | Soul Sister

    Wine Find | Soul Sister
    Name: 2012 Save Me, San Francisco "Soul Sister" Pinot Noir From: California Price: $12 Serve with: Roast poultry, duck breast, tuna steak This is a wine from a winery founded by the rock band Train and named after one of its hits. Pretty cheesy,...
  • ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things

    ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
  • Wine Find | 2012 Martin Codax Albarino

    Wine Find | 2012 Martin Codax Albarino
    From Rias Baixas, Spain Price: $15 Serve with: Bacalao (salt cod) or other fish This intensely flavorful dry white wine from Galicia in northern Spain delivers a lot of complexity and style for its price. It offers flavors of lemon, herbs, apples,...
  • So many Halloween events, it's scary [Mostly Main Street]

    Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared. They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
  • Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine

    Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine
    In The Baltimore Sun's my ongoing devotion to any and everything "Downton Abbey," I present to you the new Downton Abbey Wine Collection. Carson, start pouring. According to a press release (memo to all people: please continue sending me all...
  • More to savor (and a seat!) at Pure Wine Cafe

    More to savor (and a seat!) at Pure Wine Cafe
    Carving a dining room and patio out of bedrock wasn’t the easiest construction project for Pure Wine Cafe owner P.J. Strain. The expansion of the wine bar and restaurant on Ellicott City’s Main Street took twice as long and cost twice as...
  • Harford liquor board confirms administrator's retirement

    Harford liquor board confirms administrator's retirement
    Harford County's liquor board administrator retired a month ago, board members have confirmed, but not before she had filed a lawsuit against the board to block a potential personnel action against her. The suit was dismissed Wednesday. Board chairwoman...
  • Visit to Greek island of ancestors offers lesson on longevity [Commentary]

    Wedded to the mantra that money is better spent on experiences than on the latest roll-out from Apple, we visited Ikaria, the deliciously isolated and funky island in the Aegean Sea. It so happened that all four of my grandparents were born on this...