| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The Maryland Wineries Association has announced Winter Wine at Evergreen, a Jan. 10 wine tasting event at the Evergreen Museum and Library's Carriage House on North Charles Street.
Guests will sample 25 locally grown and produced Maryland wines in Riedel...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Winterfest of Lights
Head to Ocean City for the opening weekend of the annual holiday lights extravaganza, which features a train ride through lighted holiday displays, including the 12 Days of Christmas. The event also has a heated...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Politics have been top-of-mind. And for obvious reasons. Seemingly benign public policies have been proven to have a far-reaching and often unanticipated impact on the future. Yes, history is full of lessons no one has learned. Take South Africa as a...
| Dec 27, 2012
In wine, there is always a story. It's a product of the earth and therefore subject to both the vagaries of Mother Nature and the winds of fate.
In many instances, the grapevine thrives on barren soil in combat conditions. Yet somehow, it manages to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Damascus is about to get wet.
The Montgomery County town, which had banned the sale of alcoholic beverages for as long as anyone can remember, voted Tuesday to permit local restaurants to sell wine and beer.
Four times in the previous 35 years,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Several one-day licenses were approved last Wednesday at the Harford County Liquor Control Board meeting.
Board members approved one-day beer and wine licenses for the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Charlie Riley Community Service Scholarship Foundation...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
In labeling our topic du jour "quick seafood entrees," we admit to some redundancy. By definition, seafood is quick to cook. Ergo, besides its many nutritional virtues, seafood helps you get dinner on the table in very little time, generally with very...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
On paper, McFaul's IronHorse Tavern has everything going for it: A charming location, an appealing menu with a focus on local flavors, friendly staff.
That's a good start. But in practice, the restaurant needs some fine-tuning.
Start with the name....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:40 PM
For those of us who grew up in Baltimore, cantaloupe brings back memories of the a-rabs walking down the street with their horse-drawn carts bellowing in that wonderful sing-song cadence to come out for fruit.
Going out with my mother to buy fruit (and...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 5:55 PM
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| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Tyler Florence was in Baltimore area Saturday, signing copies of his new cookbook, "Tyler Florence Fresh," which was just released on Tuesday. After his appearance at the Wegman's in Hunt Valley, the chef, Food Network star and cookbook author stopped by...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Nearly 35 years after founding Wine Advocate, Robert M. Parker Jr. shocked wine enthusiasts this week with his announcement that he was stepping down as editor in chief of the the seminal newsletter he ran from his Maryland home.
Parker posted on the...