| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Chef Mark Littleton has groupies.
During his stints at a string of pubby Baltimore restaurants, including Simon's, Lulu's and Annabel Lee Tavern, Littleton developed a strong following, thanks to his inventive take on comfort food.
In July, Littleton...
| 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....
| Apr 21, 2012
The setting for Silo.5% Wine Bar is Silo Point, a glamorous luxury condominium carved out of a former working grain terminal in Locust Point. The complex is surrounded by the remnants of industry, and even from the ground floor, the views of the freight...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Nothing stirs up more intellectual ferment within the world of wine than the concept of "terroir." Terroir is, in essence, a captured "sense of place" manifesting itself as unique and distinctive flavors and aromas in the glass based on where and how...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2012
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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Tucked in a house in the maritime-centric neighborhood of Eastport, VIN 909 proves that Annapolis cuisine has more to offer than crab cakes and rockfish.
The duo behind the wine cafe, manager/owner/sommelier (and Annapolis native) Alex Manfredonia and...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Corner Bistro & Wine Bar in Ridgely's Delight is observing the 30th anniversary of the University of North Carolina's NCAA basketball championship with a three-course "March to Wine Madness" menu.
No, you haven't been re-routed to the Daily Tar Heel....
| Mar 11, 2012
Members of the Dayton 4-H Club kicked off 2012 by getting involved in two special service learning projects. The 4-H club met Jan. 26 at Linden Linthicum United Methodist Church. Each member brought fleece to make blankets and then the members tied the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Although winter in these parts hasn't been a terrible hardship this year, it's still pleasant to anticipate more moderate temperatures when you can put away the winter Crocs and start looking for your sandals. And who can blame you if you jump the...