Three Maryland restaurants have won the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for the first time this year: Foster's Restaurant and Wine Bar in Fells Point, the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels and Stone Manor Inn in Middleton. They join a list of 17 others in Maryland.
* Benny's, Benny Gordon's jazz supper club at 25th and North Charles streets, is open for lunch now from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
* One of my favorite little Italian eateries, Rosalia's in Lutherville, has closed. Coming in its place: Mama Ilardo's Pizzeria.
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