| May 14, 2013
| 4:26 AM
This week’s episode begins at the Dubrow house with Terry clipping the toenails on his perfectly manicured feet. “It’s OK not to tell a joke every second,” replies Heather when Terry asks why she has been so upset with him lately....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Baltimore will have to content itself with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, because according to Open Table, Baltimore is an also-ran in the romance department. The most romantic cities are, in order: San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; Providence, R.I.; La...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Earlier this month, the team behind the Harbor East wine bar and restaurant Vino Rosina announced that the restaurant would be closing on July 20. At the time, they said that they were already working on a follow-up concept for the same space in the Bagby...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Howard County's rich agricultural heritage dates back to the earliest settlers in our town. You may recognize the names of a few of these important farmers such as the Ellicott brothers — John, Andrew and Joseph — and Charles Carroll, a signer...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
"Dog days of summer."
I really don't know what these phrases mean. And they surely don't apply to Hampden.
Here's what I mean ...
On Sunday, July 21, the Golden West Cafe, 1105 W. 36th St., will be showing the Sean Astin classic...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Our neighborhood is beginning its annual, seasonal, new year morphing, with a handful of businesses closing and a slate of new businesses opening. The keyword in 2013 appears to be pizza, with three new pizza joints either already open (Birroteca) or...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Serve with: Anything frivolous, not red meat
For the record, I object to the use of the term Champagne for a California sparkling wine. Champagne is French. Period. Nor do I consider this a great or sophisticated wine....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:54 PM
According to Dry Creek, this was an "almost perfect" vintage for zinfandel. That's particularly significant because Dry Creek has demonstrated to my satisfaction that its zinfandels can age brilliantly for decades in top vintages. (Samples of the 1997,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:12 PM
John and Cindy Stevenson had the perfect set-up Saturday at the Maryland Wine Festival: topped-off glasses of vino, a cadre of friends and family, blankets and chairs spread out under a shade tree, crusty bread, caprese salad and two kinds of cheese.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:15 AM
This fruity, aromatic, dry white wine is an imaginative blend of two of my favorite grape varietals: torrontes (85 percent) and riesling (15 percent). It's a fresh, lively wine with hints of kiwi, lime and juniper berries, along with touches of honey...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:00 PM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hydes is holding the first annual North Baltimore County Wine Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The festival features 100 international, domestic and local wines from 17 wineries. Visitors...
| 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...