After lunch at Chili's Grill & Bar, Kim Polischeck readied to pay the bill. Rather than wait for her server to run the credit card, she simply grabbed the Ziosk tablet on the table and swiped the card herself. Sometimes, it's more convenient to use the Ziosk, the Eldersburg resident said as she helped her children get ready to leave.
Corner Bistro & Wine Bar has been open more than three years, long enough to earn itself a place of honor in the hearts and stomachs of the residents of Ridgely's Delight, a triangular-shaped neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore within shouting distance of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Pappas Restaurant and Sports Bar does not fall prey to the restaurant industry urge for constant change. The restaurant, which opened in Cockeysville in September, offers the same pleasantly old-school dining experience that locals have loved since the early seventies, when Mark Pappas opened the first Pappas Restaurant in Parkville.
Republican Allan H. Kittleman beat Democrat Courtney Watson Tuesday in the race for Howard County executive. He will become just the second Republican executive in county history, and the first since the 1990s.
The holiday season is known as the season of giving and Baldwin's Station, located in historic Sykesville, is getting into the spirit. The restaurant will be holding two food drives this winter, one for Thanksgiving and another for Christmas.
On top of each tender mouthful of raw beef tenderloin, intricately seasoned with an extract of Navajo sumac berries and other spices, rested a smoked quail egg garnished with an edible radish flower. The generous bite, wryly dubbed ¿Native-American steak and eggs,¿ arrived on a contemporary white spoon as the first of seven courses served at EC Tasting Gallery¿s sixth pop-up dinner, an alfresco affair set up by the open bays of a backyard motorcycle garage-museum.
Manuel Sanchez opens the back door of Taqueria Los Primos, the school-bus yellow food truck he owns with his brother, Hugo. It¿s 8 a.m. on a Saturday, and there¿s much to do before the first customer arrives.
Ananda is among the latest in a series of new eateries to open in Howard County this summer and fall. The expansion at The Mall in Columbia attracted two national full-service restaurants, Seasons 52 and Maggiano¿s Little Italy. And the owner of Italian concept Facci in Ellicott City and Laurel has opened Peruvian concept Pisco.
Some nights are just made for a glass of wine, a bite to eat and great conversation. Those are the nights created for a trip to Pure Wine Cafe, Historic Ellicott City¿s gem of a wine bar and restaurant.
Diners from throughout Maryland and into Virginia and New Jersey rave about R&R Taqueria's tacos, burritos and tortas. But does the authentic Mexican food from this tiny eatery, attached to a Shell gas station, live up to the hype?
The menu at Arturo's Trattoria is similar but not identical to that at Osteria 177. Ottaviano has brought favorites such as the grilled fresh calamari appetizer, the Genoa-style cioppino and the duck breast stuffed with fresh dates in port wine sauce.
Thursday, Oct. 16 marked the first day of new ownership at local cornerstone the Lansdowne Inn. The longstanding restaurant on Hammonds Ferry Road was purchased at auction for a winning bid of $326,000 by Lansdowne business owner George Panchigar on Aug. 26.
The night we visited Lobo, the new Fells Point bar and restaurant that occupies the old Pearl's space on Aliceanna Street, traffic was a mess. The evening was beautiful and streets were crowded, which meant a good 30-minute search for a parking spot.
In recent years, constantly evolving menus have become the province of small, trendy eateries, while larger restaurants have stuck with consistent menus sometimes augmented by a special or two. Seasons 52, a relative newcomer to the "big restaurant" scene, aims to change that.
It's been a long time in the making, but on Thursday, Howard Countians were finally able to drive up for a burger and shake at the county's first-ever Sonic restaurant in the county, on Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City.