| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Punk's Backyard Grill has closed at the Westfield Annapolis Mall. The restaurant, which opened in 2009, evoked an American backyard gathering. The kitchen was enclosed behind a structure that suggested the back of a suburban home, the dining room was...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The nonprofit Center for the Science in the Public Interest has released its annual Xtreme Eating Awards. The "winners," which appear in the group's "Nutrition Action Healthletter," include offerings from the Cheesecake Factory, IHOP and Johnny Rockets....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:48 AM
If I'd been weaned on Cuban black beans, I'm sure I'd hate the spicy version I had at Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar. If I had a Jamaican grandmother who regularly prepared curry, I'm sure the very good curried shrimp at Paladar wouldn't hold a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
During a recent vacation, we met friends at a neighborhood hangout for dinner. As we walked in, I became worried — one sniff confirmed that a fish fry was taking place. After informing our server that I'm allergic to fish (also peanuts), she...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The house that was the scene of alleged sexual assaults by three Naval Academy football players looks like any other in suburban Annapolis: a brick split-level on a quiet cul de sac lined with cherry trees.
But neighbors in the Rolling Hills...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Baltimore police have arrested a 24-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a Cheesecake Factory employee who was leaving work early Sunday.
Police said Anthony Black, 20, was being picked up by his girlfriend at 2:18 a.m. after work when two men began...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Colin's Seafood and Grill plans a grand opening today at 11:30 in Randallstown.
The restaurant in Randallstown Plaza at Liberty and Offutt roads, co-owned by restaurateurs Dante and Candes Daniels, opened last month offering sit-down dining for 146...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Healthy freebie: Veggie Grill restaurant chain aficionados who download and use the company's new Android and iPhone app will receive a free winter menu item if they install the app before Jan. 5. Look on the "Love" tab of the app for this special offer....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A second man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a Cheesecake Factory employee during an early morning fight near the Inner Harbor restaurant, Baltimore Police said Tuesday.
The move to arrest Derek Schuler, 24, of Glen...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:41 AM
They say that when one door closes, another opens. So it seems is the case with the area's restaurants.
Mia Carolina, which opened in 2005 in the space formerly occupied by Mezzanotte — once home to Fratelli's — closed its doors on March 31....