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  • Table Talk: It's raining restaurant weeks

    Table Talk: It's raining restaurant weeks
    Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week begins its sixth run on Friday and goes through Aug.14. During the 10-day event, participating restaurants will once again offer three-course, fixed-price dinner menus. This year, the dinner menus are fixed at...
  • 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,...
  • Baltimore's Greek Orthodox faithful unite for Easter celebration

    Baltimore's Greek Orthodox faithful unite for Easter celebration
    Inside Baltimore's St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church early Saturday, the Rev. Michael Pastrikos stood on the dais and chanted prayers before an ornate altar adorned with icons of holy figures. The smell of spiced incense filled the dimly lit sanctuary...
  • Thomas Joseph Lopresti, longtime Towson barber

    Thomas Joseph Lopresti, longtime Towson barber
    Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72. He was raised in East Baltimore, the son of Italian immigrants Carmello and Innocenta...
  • Milkshakes, delivered

     
    Mr. Magoo Pizza in Greektown seems to be doing a brisk delivery business -- in milkshakes.And Baltimore doctors, nurses and other hospital staffers seem to be the ones mostly slurping them down.A Magoo driver delivered five shakes to Mercy hospital......
  • 100 things: The perfect holiday gift

     
    It's nondenominational! It keeps on giving! It's the 100 things holiday gift! No, this wasn't my idea, but I was pleased and flattered when I got this e-mail:First of all GREAT article!! Loved it. Question for you..I would like to......
  • Greektown: the other Little Italy

     
    Other Reviewer Richard reviewed the Acropolis in today's paper, and within the review he discusses the restaurant as part of Greektown and says what role he sees the other restaurants there having. I don't think of Greektown as a neighborhood......
  • Aging restaurants

     
    Last week my neighbor and haircutter extraordinaire Tom M. were talking about restaurants. I always like hearing what he has to say because he owned a Fells Point bar in the '70s before he became Baltimore's best colorist. (Yes, of......
  • Ikaros, Samos and Zorba's

     
    One thing we've talked about some but not much here is the restaurants in Greektown. I'm not even sure I could name all of them anymore. When I first moved here, everyone went to Ikaros and the lines went out......
  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • The Why You Eat Out Quiz

     
    Wow. Such interesting comments from Piano Rob and Drew from Greektown under today's earlier post. I made a joke something to the effect that no owner ever told me his restaurant closed because his food wasn't very good. I was......
  • Another well-known restaurant bites the dust, and a discussion of why restaurants close

     
    As msal3 pointed out under an earlier post, Northwoods in West Annapolis will be closing its doors Aug. 16. The press release that came to me started by saying, 'Score another one for the poor economy.' Northwoods, which has been......