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  • Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants

    Sure bets in Sin City: Vegas restaurants
    LAS VEGAS — Deciding where to dine in Las Vegas is a little like determining where to gamble. Or shop, for that matter. The choices are seemingly limitless. Ten years ago, when an influx of culinary talent first revved up tourists' appetites, the...
  • Dishing about food writing

    Dishing about food writing
    Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
  • Charlie Trotter's restaurant to close in August

    Charlie Trotter's restaurant to close in August
    New Year's Eve is a time for drama, but chef Charlie Trotter outdid himself Sunday. Shortly after midnight, in front of some 100 guests in his eponymous restaurant, Trotter dropped a bomb: At the end of August, after the acclaimed restaurant celebrates...
  • Table Talk: Low Country Kitchen opens in Old Town Mall

    Table Talk: Low Country Kitchen opens in Old Town Mall
    There's a new Carolina cuisine joint in Baltimore. It's called, appropriately enough, Low Country Kitchen — but just try to find it. Unless you had a good reason to be walking past Hannah Williams' new takeout place, you might never see it. It's in...
  • The California Cook: Cookbooks that bring comfort

    The California Cook: Cookbooks that bring comfort
    At first glance, the story in the local paper seemed to have been written for me: "Decorating With Books." My house is swamped with cookbooks, they're stacked on just about every horizontal surface and, yes, some are even arranged on shelves. So I thought...
  • Bryan Voltaggio, Spike Gjerde lend a hand for ailing Rogue 24 chef

    Bryan Voltaggio, Spike Gjerde lend a hand for ailing Rogue 24 chef
    A Washington D.C. restaurant is getting by with a little help from the chef's friends. When R.J. Cooper, the chef/owner of Rogue 24, underwent planned open-heart surgery at Johns Hopkins earlier this week, the Washington D.C. restaurant didn't...
  • Table Talk: Andrew Zimmern to headline the Hippodrome's Foodie Experience

    Table Talk: Andrew Zimmern to headline the Hippodrome's Foodie Experience
    Andrew Zimmern, host of the popular Travel Channel program "Bizarre Foods," will headline the Hippodrome's third annual Foodie Experience, according to officials. Zimmern follows Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert and Alton Brown as main attractions at the...
  • Top Chefs: Connecticut's culinary heavy-hitters that deserve national attention

    Top Chefs: Connecticut's culinary heavy-hitters that deserve national attention
    We're living in an age of delicious collaboration. Two of Connecticut's most talented chefs, Tyler Anderson of Pip's at the Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton and Noel Jones of ON20 in Hartford, proved the point recently when they teamed up to present...
  • Restaurant Review: Wit & Wisdom has its highs and lows

    Restaurant Review: Wit & Wisdom has its highs and lows
    Wit & Wisdom, the promising restaurant in the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, calls itself a tavern. That it's not recognizably a tavern is what makes Wit & Wisdom, early on, both interesting and frustrating. Riding a wave of publicity and excitement,...
  • Charlie Trotter named James Beard Foundation's humanitarian of the year

    Charlie Trotter named James Beard Foundation's humanitarian of the year
    Charlie Trotter has been named 2012 Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. The chef, who has announced plans to close his eponymous restaurant at the end of August, will be honored at the foundation's annual awards — the Oscars of...
  • Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees

    Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees
    It took an hour to read all of the Beard Foundation nomimations. When it was over, there were no nominations for Baltimore area chefs restaurants. Sam Caglione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was nominated for Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits...