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Tim Smith

Writer

Tim Smith was The Sun’s fine arts critic, covering classical music, theater and visual arts. Before starting at The Sun in 2000, Smith was classical critic for the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida, where he also contributed to NPR. He's written for The New York Times and BBC Music Magazine. His book, The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music (Perigee, 2002), can be found on the most discerning remainder racks.

Recent Articles

  • Duck Duck Goose a restaurant worth flocking to in Fells Point

    Duck Duck Goose a restaurant worth flocking to in Fells Point

    Fells Point may well be overrun by migrating flocks of foodies, eager to savor Duck Duck Goose. This newcomer is the brainchild of chef Ashish Alfred, who opened a French brasserie of the same name a couple years ago in Bethesda. He grew up in that area before heading to New York for training at...

  • A Timonium mainstay for 34 years, Michael's Cafe could use food upgrade

    A Timonium mainstay for 34 years, Michael's Cafe could use food upgrade

    A restaurant that can survive more than three decades is bound to be doing something right. That doesn’t necessarily mean with the food. On a recent weekday evening, Michael’s Cafe, a mainstay in Timonium since 1984, was packed to the brim. Seeing that boisterous crowd made me think a memorable...

  • Columbia's 18th & 21st evokes the Prohibition era with excellent food and drink

    Columbia's 18th & 21st evokes the Prohibition era with excellent food and drink

    With the world even more on edge than usual, there’s something almost therapeutic about indulging in the past — watching classic films and TV shows, for example, or seeking out retro-minded restaurants that recall old days, old ways. 18th & 21st, a terrific arrival in Columbia, is such a place....

  • Ludlow Market makes a splash in Locust Point

    Ludlow Market makes a splash in Locust Point

    The re-do trend in the restaurant world keeps on spinning. Among the most recent local examples is the impressive Ludlow Market, previously the Wine Market Bistro, tucked inside the historic Foundry building in Locust Point. Owner Chris Spann closed that bistro last spring after a nearly 14-year...

  • Glyndon Grill a casual spot with classy food, drink

    Glyndon Grill a casual spot with classy food, drink

    A couple of years ago, when my better half and I started thinking seriously about relocating from Baltimore City to the bucolic countryside of Worthington Valley in Baltimore County, we decided to check out Glyndon Grill. We were curious to see what sort of vibe we’d get in a place that could turn...

  • Palio offers fresh, vibrant Italian fare at Foundry Row

    Palio offers fresh, vibrant Italian fare at Foundry Row

    If you haven’t thought of Foundry Row as a fine dining destination, it’s time for another visit to this Wegmans-anchored retail center in Owings Mills. The collection of eateries now boasts Palio, a vibrant restaurant serving characterful Italian fare. Named for a famously raucous bareback horse...

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