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  • Poor Boy Steakhouse is a cut above the average steakhouse

    Poor Boy Steakhouse is a cut above the average steakhouse
    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...
  • Abingdon Joe's Crab Shack gets final liquor board approval

    Abingdon Joe's Crab Shack gets final liquor board approval
    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...
  • Restaurant review: Barrett's Grill off to a fine start

    Restaurant review: Barrett's Grill off to a fine start
    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...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Pacagetto Vernaccia di San Gimignano

    From: Tuscany, Italy Price: $14 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...
  • Wine bar owner pushes for law to allow take-home sales of wine on tap

    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...
  • Savor & Swirl: Santa Fe Shrimp and Grits

    Savor & Swirl: Santa Fe Shrimp and Grits
    Svoboda reflects: 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...
  • Baltimore Greek Week returning in March

    Baltimore Greek Week returning in March
    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,...
  • Corkage is coming, and Maryland restaurants are getting ready

    Corkage is coming, and Maryland restaurants are getting ready
    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...
  • Bring the dog along for MD SPCA's Wine & Wag Happy Hour

    Bring the dog along for MD SPCA's Wine & Wag Happy Hour
    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-...
  • With Bordeaux, the choice is up to you

    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...
  • Chris Ford of Wit & Wisdom is the People's Best New Pastry Chef

    Chris Ford of Wit & Wisdom is the People's Best New Pastry Chef
    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...
  • Restaurant review: Gitan Bistro Cru has panache, but its menu needs patience

    Restaurant review: Gitan Bistro Cru has panache, but its menu needs patience
    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...