| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:00 AM
It took an hour to read all of the Beard Foundation nomimations. When it was over, there were no nominations for Baltimore area chefs restaurants.
Sam Caglione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was nominated for Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:18 PM
A pleasant Memorial Day weekend, dear readers!
Memorial Day observances will be conducted Monday, at 9 a.m. at Angel Hill Cemetery and then at 11 a.m. at Tydings Memorial Park. Contact the America Legion Post 47, 410-939-0234.
Memorial Day honors...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is rolling out a "Small Plates, Big Pours" promotion. Available through the end of May, the dealio lets diners mix seven small plates with seven over-sized wine pours "in the bar area. Yes to over-sized pours --...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce is throwing a tasting event on May 3 at the Hilton Baltimore North/Pkesville. Participating vendors include Marin Luna Latin Grille, Mari Luna Latin Grille, Pikes Diner, Island Quizine, Suburban House and Quarry Bagel....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Most are feeling the urge to shed those winter mantles and get ready for summertime. As the prospect of heading "downeyoshen" looms large, we all worry about down-sizing. If you intend to diet, here's the skinny on wine and calories.
The good news is...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Steve Fox and Martha Todd, owners of Towson's Bread and Circuses Bistro, know how to get things done — and that bodes well for their restaurant.
Right now, the food at Bread and Circuses is on the safe side and the service needs fine-tuning. But...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The relocation of the Rotunda Mall Giant gives a big boost to Green Spring Tower Square, a small, family-owned shopping center in the Hampden area.
Mark Manzo isn't stopping there. In email interviews conducted in the past two weeks, Manzo, a partner...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:23 PM
It's widely available, it's moderately priced, and it doesn't require a corkscrew. What more do you need in a red wine? It doesn't hurt that this medium-bodied blend of shiraz (75 percent) and cabernet sauvignon (25 percent) shows plenty of earthy...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Serve with: Pasta dishes, grilled meat
This lush, ripe blend of zinfandel, syrah, cabernet sauvignon and merlot is all about decadent pleasure. It's one of those smooth red wines that is so fruity it gives the impression...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:35 AM
Need Valentine's Day ideas? Check out these Ellicott City events and specials to help make the holiday a memorable one.
Barnes & Noble bookstore is hosting a free storytime for kids featuring Valentine's Day-themed picture books on Thursday, Feb. 14, at...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:33 PM
When Stacey Barich turned the modest dining room of her Parkville home into a tiki bar inspired by the 1930s, it became a project of passion for the 40-year-old photographer.
Pairing her love of vintage culture with a growing obsession with...