Richard Gorelick has been the Baltimore Sun’s restaurant critic since 2010. Before joining the paper staff full time, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. He is a native of Lochearn in Baltimore County.
Their luggage packed with meat and spices, 35 chili competitors are headed to Fells Point for the 31st Maryland State Chili Championship Cookoff. It's the first time the competition has been held in Baltimore.