| 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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D
Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)
| Sep 3, 2011
Somehow people got it into their heads that Chazz: A Bronx Original was a glorified pizza parlor. Maybe it was the pre-opening articles that documented the pizza discovery tours and fact-finding missions embarked upon by the principals involved with...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:15 AM
I got a call from a resturateur on Thursday night who worried that diners were freaking out about the TV news coverage of Thursday's traffic snarl. The images and reporting, this person said, made it look like every street in five counties was gridlocked....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:23 AM
It will be a hectic fall for Baltimore diners. But nothing compared to next spring, when projects from Bryan Voltaggio, Spike Gjerde and Foreman/Wolf are expected to open, or at least break ground. The closely watched Chesapeake Restaurant project appears...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Emails and press releases on fall dining events have been falling into my email inbox like the fruits of the female gingko tree. Here are some recent rakings.
NEW: The 28th Maryland Wine Festival is on Sept. 17-18 at the Carroll County Farm Museum. The...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Janet Janata from Norfolk, Va., was looking for a recipe for what her husband called a "Marc Cake." She described it as a rolled yeast cake with a sweet poppy seed filling. DC Kiss from Ellicott City thought that the cake Janata and her husband were...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Nicholas J. Passarella, a retired jeweler and World War II veteran who landed at Normandy on D-Day, died Sept. 28 of congestive heart failure at his daughter's Annapolis home.
The former longtime Rodgers Forge resident, who moved to Annapolis four...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:52 AM
Last month, Tony Bennett became the oldest recording artist to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Album charts, thanks to "Duets II," featuring his collaborations with the likes of Lady Gaga, Andrea Bocelli, Norah Jones, Michael Buble and the late Amy Winehouse....
| May 17, 2011
| 4:03 PM
William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Baltimore International College is set to hand over control of its operations to Virginia's Stratford University after restructuring its debt and receiving approval from the required accrediting agencies.
The downtown culinary college held its final...