| May 29, 2014
| 12:33 PM
There is a jambalaya entree at Ethel's Creole Kitchen that you have to have. By that, I mean pick up the phone and make a reservation.
As prepared in Ed Bloom's Mount Washington kitchen, the jambalaya is the kind of dish that makes you realize that just...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:25 AM
As Marylanders, we take great pride in hosting the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. Here in Howard County, we commemorate the event with the annual Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival, scheduled this year for...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Almost six years after the first tenants moved in, the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a luxury condominium complex on Key Highway, has announced its major restaurant tenant.
It will be Sip Wine Shop & Restaurant, a combination retail wine market and tapas...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Seven Harford businesses that were found guilty of selling alcohol to minors in January were fined Wednesday by the Harford County Liquor Control Board.
The businesses were part of a Jan. 23 compliance test in which 40 percent of businesses failed,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Welcoming bars are nothing new in downtown Annapolis, and restaurants that celebrate southern food and Prohibition's repeal are nothing new anywhere anymore.
But Dry 85, which opened on Main Street on the first day of 2014, combines all those things,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Serve with: Fish, shellfish, Thai cuisine
This is a wonderfully fresh wine, just recently bottled. Inzolia, a white wine grape grown in Sicily, is hardly a household name, but this wine puts 90 percent of pinot grigios to...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:41 AM
If you were a 19th-century Frenchman, you would likely be served three courses of asparagus during your prenuptial dinner. The vegetable with the suggestive shape, writes Helen Yoest in "Plants with Benefits," was thought to stir amorous feeling.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Although the spring season may seem shorter this year because of its late arrival, outdoor activities are here already; this month marks the beginning of three annual open-air events in Sykesville.
One event is a free concert series, Sykesville First...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:47 AM
2012 Leth Gruner Veltliner
From: Wagram, Austria
Serve with: Roasted poultry, salmon with cream sauce
This is an especially rich, creamy version of this classic Austrian white wine variety. It's basically dry but with a hint of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Unless you’ve been held hostage in a Loire Valley vineyard for the past several years, you’re aware that beer these days enjoys much of the cachet that used to belong only to wine. Indeed, boutique breweries abound on these shores, and it...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
From: Piemonte, Italy
Serve with: Pasta dishes, red meats
This wine shows the softer side of Barbera, an under-rated red wine that can be hard-edged in youth.
It offers complex flavors of black, cherry, spices, smoked meat and vanilla....