| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:16 PM
The Harford County Liquor Control Board gave Joe's Crab Shack in Abingdon final approval Wednesday for a liquor license.
The restaurant receive fire inspection approval and a verbal OK from the Health Department, according to Administrative Assistant...
| Jan 14, 2012
Barrett's Grill, in Hunt Valley, is attractive and polished enough to qualify for night-out dining, but there's nothing fussy or intimidating about it.
This is the restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Centre that opened back in 2005 as Greystone Grill. Its...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:08 AM
From: Tuscany, Italy
Serve with: Clams, oysters
This complex but moderately priced Italian white wine shows the distinctly nutty character of vernaccia, with a strong underlying flavor of minerals. Fruit flavors don't predominate in this...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:15 PM
The owner of a Columbia wine bar is pushing state lawmakers to pass a law that would allow him and other local retailers to sell wine on tap in bottles for customers to take home.
Joe Barbera, owner of AIDA Bistro and Wine Bar in Columbia, said wine on...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:10 PM
The three years I lived in Santa Fe influenced my style of cooking eternally. The selection of spices, flavor combinations and chilies from that region has an impact on my menu creations and recipes. I wanted to incorporate a classic...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Baltimore Greek Week is coming back. The second annual celebration of Greek history, culture and food is scheduled to run from March 18-25. This year's theme is "The Mediterranean Diet: A Greek Journey Through Food."
Throughout the eight day event,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Corkage is coming. Beginning July 1, Maryland joins some 25 other states where diners may bring their own bottles of wine into licensed establishments.
Restaurants can choose whether or not to allow the practice, known as corkage, but must have a permit...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Mark your calendars for the Maryland SPCA's first Wine and Wag Happy Hour of the summer on June 15
Not familiar with the event? There will be wine and beer and snacks, and tours of the adoption center. Bring your dog for off-leash fun-run play, paw-...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Not all wines improve with age. In fact, some are best consumed the same year you purchase them. Others, like Bordeaux, can benefit from a stint in the cellar.
Red Bordeaux has enough tannin, acid and alcohol to give it serious age-ability. Modest...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Chris Ford of Baltimore's Wit & Wisdom is the People's Best New Pastry Chef. The prize was based on a readers' poll in Food & Wine magazine.
Food and Wine, which has been naming America's best new chefs for 24 years, introduced a category for pastry...
| Feb 18, 2012
There is another Canton, a quieter residential neighborhood away from the commerce of Boston Street and the bustle of O'Donnell Square. "Old-man bars" still operate on the lonesome corners of this Canton, and when one of them closes, you can bet a cute...