| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Baltimore's dining scene is getting some national bandwith. Spike Gjerde reveals seven of his favorite Baltimore food highlights for "Short Order," a regular feature of GQ's website. And the noted food authority, Esquire contributor and author John...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse is scheduled to open officially on Wednesday, taking over the Tack Factory space formerly occupied by Tsunami and Diablita. The key word is "officially." The new restaurant, the first to carry the name of the popular Baltimore-based...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
At 42, Rodgers Forge resident Mark Davis thought his professional window was closing.
He'd kicked around all corners of the cooking world, but had not yet found the opportunity to get his name out there on a project that truly matched his own passions....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse will officially open February 15, the pub and restaurant announced this morning. It also confirmed that Matt Seeber, a former chef at Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak restaurant at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be its executive chef....
| Aug 2, 2011
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...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Little Italy is known for being mobbed with classic pasta-and-red-sauce restaurants. But bars? Not so much.
Since opening in April, Palmere's on Eastern Avenue is slowly becoming the neighborhood watering hole for Little Italy and Harbor East residents....
| Feb 19, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Pop Goes the Meatball, Baltimore Diner's continuing coverage of the Year of the Meatball, continues.
But first enjoy "Sophia Meatball Hut," a prescient 1984 SCTV video short with Andrea Martin as Sophia Loren.
In Baltimore meatball news, Aldo's in...
| Mar 31, 2012
There are so many things to admire about Heavy Seas Alehouse, the thoroughly winning new establishment in Little Italy's Holland Tack Factory.
There is the understated, comfortable decor, mercifully free of pirate paraphernalia. (Frankly, I was worried...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:49 PM
City officials are calling the Baltimore Grand Prix an economic success, but a new study conducted for the city's tourism arm suggests that it funneled far less money to local businesses than race organizers predicted.
The report for Visit Baltimore,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:17 AM
It's busy season at the Baltimore Liquor Board.
Every April, right before all liquor licenses are due for renewal in May, the Liquor Board docket swells up with protests of renewal. This year, 12 hearings on license renewals have been set for April 19...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The board of trustees of Baltimore International College has signed a letter of intent to merge with Virginia-based Stratford University, a move the board chairman hopes will end an accreditation crisis that threatened to close the downtown culinary...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Thomas F. Cardegna, who taught at the University of Baltimore for more than three decades and was also dean of the accounting department, died Aug. 16 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 85 and lived in Towson.
The son of a Baltimore &...