| May 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Thirty-two chefs will duke it out in an "Iron Chef"-style competition that begins next week at the Belvedere Hotel. Chefs from Baltimore will go up against their Washington counterparts in the Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament, which will be held......
| Mar 23, 2011
| 6:50 PM
They came here from out of town, but come Opening Day, they'll be serving Baltimore fans Old Bay wings, Polock Johnny's sausage and soft-shell crabs battered in Natty Boh.
Oriole Park's new concessionaire, the Buffalo, N.Y.-based Delaware North Companies...
| Nov 9, 2010
The old Cafe Troia space in Towson is now a new Italian restaurant named Taste Mediterranean Grille. The chef here, Luigi Palumbo, recently moved to the area with his family from his hometown in Bacoli, Naples, where he ran a restaurant named Ristorante a...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:23 PM
From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
| May 3, 2011
| 10:18 AM
What are you going to do with dear old Mom?
Things sure got a whole lot easier for me since my brother married a woman who hosts an annual multiple famly annual Mother's Day party and barbecue. If I didn't have that to fall back on, I'd consider one of...
| May 22, 2011
| 9:41 PM
In a Canton basement lit by fluorescent lights, a dozen glass jugs of fermenting grape juice share space with a washer, dryer and furnace.
Standing before them, Erik Bandzak surveys his wines: two deep reds made from a Rougeon grape and an Isabella...
| Jan 23, 2011
What does it take to remain standing for two decades as a neighborhood restaurant? Well, presumably you have the top three keys — location, location, location — covered if you're actually in the neighborhood. But what if your neighborhood is...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:21 PM
For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts.
Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...
| Sep 5, 2010
| 11:50 AM
Approaching Max's Empanadas at 313 High St. in Little Italy might feel like walking up to someone's home, until you get past the threshold. On the street, only the signs distinguish it from the other homes on the block.
Inside, things change, assuming...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Caesar's Den feels like the old Little Italy. The owners live upstairs, just as at other restaurants. The main dining room is cozy and comfortable, tables are set with white cloths and the serving staff is dressed in semiformal attire: white shirts and...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Night after night, touring the country for his one-man show, Chazz Palminteri searched for the perfect Italian meal, but 31 plates of linguine marinara gave way to 31 disappointments. Then, he walked into Aldo's, a mainstay of Baltimore's Little Italy,...