| Mar 7, 2013
Around this time last year, Beverly Kim was something of a minor television celebrity on "Top Chef." Several Saturdays ago, we found Kim calling out dinner orders from a cavernous and modern West Town kitchen, a space that would be the envy of every...
| Feb 7, 2013
Given chef Curtis Duffy's curriculum vitae — his work at Alinea, the two Michelin stars awarded to Avenues restaurant on Duffy's watch — there really wasn't any question whether Grace, Duffy's first solo effort, would be good. Just how good....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Consider it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to same the work of a chef who knows what it means to receive three stars from Michelin.
Yoji Tokuyoshi — sous chef to Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy — will be cooking...
| Mar 9, 2013
Though the address reads Main Street, the specialist shop Japanese Knife Imports in Venice is a bit hidden away, down a few steps from the parking lot of a nondescript multi-unit building, indicated only by No. 105. "I kind of like it like that,"...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Kirk R. Osborn, a career public defender who headed the city's misdemeanor jury trial unit, died of cancer Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Mayfield resident was 55.
"I'm going to miss him," said Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams. "Kirk was...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
While many travelers treat the hotel as simply a spot to sleep while vacationing, some of us enjoy a one-stop shop that has everything from award-winning restaurants and daytime entertainment to a great location and comfortable accommodations. For those...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2013
Go ahead — we dare you to read this list of travel tips and not clap your hand to your head and say, "Why didn't I think of that?" When we asked readers to contribute their best tips for travel, we were overwhelmed by the number and comsengen (a...
| Feb 15, 2013
If you go
While many airlines fly to Paris from Baltimore's BWI-Marshall Airport, none are direct flights. It is quicker, and often cheaper, to fly nonstop from Dulles Airport right into Charles de Gaulle Airport. Round-trip flights...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:23 AM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Gleaming skyscrapers, Michelin-starred noodle stalls, secluded beaches and a buzzing night life all make Hong Kong, a former British colony, the perfect place to soak up some Asian festive fun.
Chinese New Year, which starts on...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Michael Mina's name is familiar to Baltimore restaurant-goers from the suite of restaurants he developed for the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Wit & Wisdom, Pabu and Lamill Coffee.
But Mina's base of operations is in San Francisco, and the Michelin-...