| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Barrel Futures Tasting at Paradise Springs Winery
Get to taste wines directly out of the barrel. The Paradise Springs Winery lets patrons taste last year's vintage, which won't be available in bottles for several years, at the Barrel...
| Feb 20, 2013
Harford Community College will host Wine Expo 2013 this Sunday, the 14th annual incarnation of the event.
Lanell Patrick, alumni coordinator for HCC, said the Expo has been held in "various locations" around the college's Bel Air campus in past years,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The James Beard Foundation announced the list of restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. Cindy Wolf of Charleston and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen are among the 20 semifinalists for Best Chef Mid Atlantic, one of...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The upcoming weekend promises to be a big one for yard sale enthusiasts.
Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, mark the final days of the annual month-long garage sale fundraiser at Frisky's Wildlife & Primate Sanctuary, at 10790 Old Frederick...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:46 PM
From: Livermore Valley, Calif.
Serve with: Grilled red meat, pasta in red sauce
Concannon is one of California's masters of petite sirah, one of the state's best but most underrated red wine grapes. This premium version, a step up from its...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A number of Harford County bars, restaurants and liquor stores have yet to renew their liquor licenses by the May 1 deadline, leaving their ability to serve liquor potentially up in the air.
The Harford County Liquor Control Board saw a long list...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Second Chance Saloon may be one of the most unlikely nominees in the Restaurant Association of Maryland award field, but it's not the only Howard County venue to be recognized.
Joining Second Chance in the best bar/tavern category is Nottingham's, which...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The poster design by John Kachik, of Sykesville, has been chosen from a field of 34 for this year's annual Maryland Wine Festival scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22 at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster.
Kachik used hand-line drawing and Photoshop...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
"Come casual … dine fine."
That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Make room for cider and mead.
In Maryland, cider was last popular in Colonial times. Mead never has been.
But a new generation of mead and cider makers, with their feet planted firmly in Maryland soil, are rethinking these age-old fermented...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Only one bill sponsored by the Howard County Delegation failed to be approved before the General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 session Monday, April 8.
The bill would have given organizations the authority to hold casino events with a permit from the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Organziers are hoping you bring your best hat — and your money — to the third annual Hats Off to Hampden on April 13, a $125-per-person gala fundraiser to benefit the Hampden Family Center. A "top hat" table for 10 costs $1,250.