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  • Chapelgate Academy's drama program just keeps chugging along

    In previous columns, I have mentioned how fortunate we are to live in an area with such fine high school theater productions. Some in the community may not realize that these quality performances take place in both the public and private schools and the...
  • Annapolis couple raises money to defend animals' legal rights

    Annapolis couple raises money to defend animals' legal rights
    Michelle and Larry Kownacki first got involved with the Animal Legal Defense Fund in 2005, when they became foster parents for Gentle Ben, a Jack Russell terrier who had been hoarded and neglected. They chose the name because the dog, one of more than...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Santa Cristina Sangiovese IGT

    This medium- to full-bodied regional Tuscan red wine — a 90-10 percent blend of the great Italian variety sangiovese and merlot — punches well above its price class. Made by the well-respected house of Antinori, offers penetrating black cherry...
  • Rain, winds don't hamper Port wine festival

    Downpours and gusty winds at the end of the day put a slight damper on the otherwise perfect sunny day Saturday for the Port Deposit Wine and Food Festival. Held in Marina Park at the south end of town, the festival featured wines from local vineyards and...
  • Sizzle some steaks for Mother's Day

    Sizzle some steaks for Mother's Day
    Your family may be the stay-at-home-on-the-holidays type. If that's the case, you might think breakfast in bed is just the thing to honor Mom on her day. But this year, why not ask her opinion? It's entirely possible that the female parental unit in...
  • Go green with organic and biodynamic wines

    Organic products are getting a lot of buzz these days. They are trendy and becoming part of the consumer purchasing decision in a significant way. The old rule of thumb used to be that if you are going to eat the skin of the fruit or vegetable buy...
  • Changes at the Chameleon: New chef, bar and brunch

    Changes at the Chameleon: New chef, bar and brunch
    The Chameleon Cafe on Harford Road has a new executive chef. It's Andrew Weinzirl, recently of the Wine Market in Locust Point. Weinzirl takes over from The Chameleon's owner, Jeff Smith. Replacing Weinzirl as The Wine Market's executive chef is Wilbur...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva

    Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva
    From: Elqui Valley, Chile Price: $13 Serve with: Seafood, salads Find it at: i.m. Wine, 8180 Maple Lawn Blvd, Fulton, and other local wine shops Pedro Ximenez is a white wine grape varietal best known for its role in producing dessert wines in Spain's...
  • Maryland Wine Festival features 37 wineries

    Maryland Wine Festival features 37 wineries
    Maryland’s 60 wineries produce more than 400 delicious wines – from crisp dry whites to mid- and full-bodied reds, specially-crafted blends and delightful sparkling wines, luxuriously sweet dessert wines and wonderful specialty wines. Get to...
  • Best Friends Fur Ever to host Bark & Wine event

    Best Friends Fur Ever to host Bark & Wine event
    Bring your four-legged friends to Best Friends Fur Ever's Bark & Wine event. On Saturday, May 5 from noon to 4 p.m., enjoy wine tastings, live music, catered food and games and activities for the whole family, even the furry members! Rain or shine, join...
  • Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze

    Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is scheduled to open this week. The dinner-only restaurant is the first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based restaurant group also developed the concept for Wit &...
  • Wine Find: 2009 Dry Creek Heritage Zinfandel

    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,...