| 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....
| Apr 10, 2012
Anthony S. D'Anna, a retired Mars Super Markets Inc. executive and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Symphony Manor assisted-living facility in Roland Park.
The longtime Timonium resident was 85.
The son of an...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 8:19 AM
A new teen-oriented store is opening at Bel Air at 5 Bel Air South Parkway in the Festival Shopping Center. Owned by Harford County residents Patrick and Melissa Davis, the store, Uptown Cheapskate, is billed as a hip and trendy fashion exchange that pays...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Bond Street Social and Manchurian Rice Company opened this weekend in Fells Point and Harbor East, respectively. Drop in and say hello. There's plenty else to this weekend. Have a look.
The fourth annual Federal Hill Wine Festival on Saturday features...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:08 AM
The Restaurant Association of Maryland's month-long dining promotion begins on Monday. The food-service trade association has declared September "Kitchen Liberation Month."
From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, Marylanders can receive a 20 percent discount...