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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Eating out is better than sitting home worrying

     
    Ed Scherer, the owner of Helen's Garden in Canton, sent me a list of the specials and such his restaurant is offering to lure in customers. His idea, he says, is that 'sitting at home worrying only makes it worse.'That includes......
  • Has Dining@Large affected my reviewing style?

     
    Under Monday Morning Quarterbacking, Robert (the single one) had this to say:As I was reading your review and got to the end of paragraph 3, it occurred to me that maybe the Sandbox conversational style has found its way into......
  • What happens when you bite into the chocolates looking for the caramels and put them back

     
    OK, I cheated a bit with that headline. This is a carefully crafted and thoughtful post by our friend and guest poster Bronco Bucky that was hard to sum up with just a few words. But it's not entirely off base,......
  • Duck! It's the next Top 10

     
    I'm bowing to the inevitable here. I just don't see a huge amount of interest in Top 10 Restaurants to Eat at on Halloween. Do I make five of them places that do nothing for those who hate pumpkin cheesecake......
  • Rainy day restaurants

     
    Last night as we were driving to Washington in the rain to take my mother-in-law out to dinner at her favorite restaurant, Clyde's in Friendship Heights, I was fantasizing about my perfect rainy day restaurant.The cozy pubs where we sat......
  • Top 10 Great Restaurant Duck Dishes

     
    As I was making up this list, I was struck by the fact that I couldn't recommend any restaurants that serve a classic duck a l'orange or duck with black cherry sauce. The duck half roasted well done and then......
  • I'll have a bottle -- no, a glass -- of pinot noir

     
    Stephani Renbaum of Salt restaurant and bar called me today to suggest a story on how small independent places are dealing with the changing patterns of wine consumption in this troubled economy. As she put it, 'Diners [are] ordering fewer......
  • Cockey's Tavern is now Amour

     
    On New Year's Day, new owners took over the Hollins Market property recently and briefly known as Cockey's Tavern. It was formerly Baltimore Pho and, years ago, Mencken's Cultured Pearl. The new name is Amour, and visitors will notice new......
  • 'American Idol' recap: It's back, but is it better?

     
    All right. Here we are. American Idol is entering its 10th season, but now minus not one, but two of its original judges, the personalities who helped make the show. So what's it going to be like without Simon and......
  • Desperately seeking a Top 10 idea

     
    Cripe. I forgot until this morning (actually about 2 a.m. when the thought woke me up) that I need a last-minute Top 10 Tuesday idea. I had it in my head that next week would be Top 10 Restaurants to......
  • To heck with the economy: New restaurants are still opening

     
    Lately I feel as if I've only been reporting gloomy news about restaurants' closing. Then suddenly I have a slew of openings that all deserve to be the lead item in my Wednesday Table Talk column with photo. That means......