| Nov 3, 2011
Wine is the focus at Grand Cru, a bar in the charming food market at Belvedere Square.
It's a good spot to sit and learn about new wines — chances are, Grand Cru's knowledgeable staff can help you find a new favorite grape. The selection of small...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Movies and crepes go together. The original Sofi's Crepes is still running next to The Charles, now a new Sofi's has opened directly across from The Senator.
The new address is 5911 York Road, and the phone number is 410-727-5737. Tentative hours at...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Belvedere Square — York Road and Belvedere Avenue, continues its weekly outdoor concert series featuring live music by local bands on Friday evenings. Sept. 9 will feature Celtic rock group Donegal Xpress, 6-9 p.m., in the courtyard. Free. Go to...
| Sep 15, 2011
Belvedere Square — at the corner of Belvedere Avenue and York Road, concludes its Summer Sounds at the Square series of free outdoor concerts on Friday evenings with local bands. The final band, Crazy Fish, a Rolling Stones tribute band, performs...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:27 PM
The name alone, Egyptian Pizza, might conjure up any number of curious images, or shut down imagining altogether as you try to get a grip on the juxtaposition. Wait till you see the dining room.
The Belvedere Square pizzeria-cum-Middle-Eastern-restaurant...
| Sep 22, 2011
Louis R. "Lou" Mills Jr., a nationally known and highly regarded recording engineer who was called "Baltimore's Godfather of Sound" and whose Cold Spring Lane studio was a destination for stars and musicians, died Friday of a heart attack at St. Joseph...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 12:44 PM
The dish: Chicken Wrap Deluxe, $8.95 at Crush Cafe
Did they really grill this chicken?
It had the yielding tenderness of rotisserie white meat. Rather than masking a poorly rendered main ingredient with competing tastes from lettuce, tomato and bacon,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:30 AM
It was with great interest that I read John Houser III's review of the Grand Cru in Belvedere Square ("Fine wines, fair small plates at Grand Cru," Nov. 3). Having been there several times myself, I wholeheartedly agree with his recommendations.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The City Council's finance committee chairman threatened Thursday to impose a moratorium on tax breaks for developers until City Hall implements more transparency in the process and funds more projects outside of downtown.
Carl Stokes, who chairs the...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
Sofi's Crepes in Belvedere Square celebrates its grand opening on Friday with live music and celebrity crepe-makers. At 6:30, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Woodberry Kitchen's Spike Gjerde are scheduled to compete in a crepe-making cook-off.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:36 PM
My Small Business Saturday got off to an early start on Wednesday.
At noon I picked up our Thanksgiving pumpkin pies and snowflake rolls at the re-located Roland Park Bakery and Deli. No longer at the back of the historic Roland Avenue shopping center,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 7:33 AM
Jill Rosen has a story in Wednesday's Taste on the glories of pickling.
Pretty pickled vegetables are showing more and more as garnishes and buidling blocks on main plates and as appetizers onto themselves. For the story, Rosen talked to Tae Stain at...