| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
From a calf testicle festival in Oklahoma to Celtic Classic in Bethlehem? Travel Channel’s new series “Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and fascinating variety of festivals and events that have developed around regionally unique...
| Apr 27, 2013
Used to watch that terrific show "Twin Peaks," and I remember the Kyle MacLachlan character saying we should all treat ourselves to a little something — or someone — every day.
In his case, it was a nice piece of pie.
In my case, it's a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:31 AM
No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:57 PM
When Anthony Bourdain was in town last summer taping a Chicago-themed episode of his Travel Channel show “The Layover,” he asked various people, including me, to name the quintessential Chicagoan, and a consensus quickly emerged.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Shin Chon Garden is popular to the point of overflowing. Even on a drizzly weeknight, the tables at this Ellicott City restaurant are full of diners. A friend, arriving a few minutes before I did, texted: "place smells AMAZING."
When Andrew Zimmern, the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:08 AM
The "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" episode featuring Baltimore will air on Monday, March 25 at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel.
Here is the episode synopsis from the Travel Channel:
"There's a long line of tradition on the menu when Andrew...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:02 PM
SHIPSHEWANA – An area RV firm will soon be in the national spotlight because of the high-end travel trailers it makes.
A crew from the Travel Channel spent the last couple of days in Shipshewana, shooting a segment for one of its shows called...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:15 AM
With almost 10,000 rooms for the taking, finding a hotel in Ocean City is a breeze. So why would Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" be filming an episode there this week?
Turns out the Lankford Hotel at 8th Street and the boardwalk is getting a bit...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Robb Alvey of Orlando found the perfect job as roller-coaster expert on "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination." He travels the world in the series, which begins its second season at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Travel Channel.
Alvey, 43, says his favorite...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Ina Garten looks out from center stage at a live presentation, she sees an audience of hundreds of eager faces, hungry to share an in-person experience with the food star known as "The Barefoot Contessa."
Garten, who comes to Hartford's Bushnell...