| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The last time Ryan Imbriale grew a mustache, he was a junior in high school. Now 39, he still cringes a little when he sees that yearbook photo, showing the wispy scraggle above his lip. He was never tempted to set aside his razor again. Until now.
| Jun 23, 2012
The frosting is already flowing at Duff's Cakemix on Melrose Avenue. Celebrity baker Duff Goldman's decorate-your-own cake shop is expected to open by the end of the week next door to Charm City Cakes West, the L.A. outpost of the Baltimore bakery that...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Duff Goldman's workouts aren't for the faint of heart.
In a regimen designed by his Los Angeles-based trainer David Muller, Goldman splits his time down the middle between cardio and strength training — his passion lies with the muscle stuff....
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Duff Goldman quite literally ate his way across America to film the series "Sugar High" last year — from sea to sugary sea. And we aren't talking Hollywood smoke-and-mirrors eating, where it looks like someone is tasting something but is really...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
It turns out Mary Alice Yeskey of Charm City Cakes is a big "musical theater nerd."
The "Ace of Cakes" star had stars in her eyes on Thursday when she presented the company of "Wicked" with an "Ozmopolitan" cake before Thursday night's performance at the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Duff Goldman's empire of sweets continues to grow.
The Baltimore native, who has already opened both a branch of his bakery and a cake-decorating shop in Los Angeles, says he plans to next open a pastry shop.
He hinted about the plans several months ago...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 11:11 AM
To put it simply: Who doesn't have a serious case of cake love?
One other reason to bake a cake? "Decorate with your kids at home," said Buddy Valastro, an award-winning cake designer and father of three. "Hey listen, if it comes out lousy, you can still...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 9:27 AM
Fans of "Ace of Cakes" have always wanted two things. They wanted their own cake from Charm City Cakes, and they wanted to stop by the Remington bakery and have a look around. But even the basic wedding cake costs $750 (never mind the sculpted specialty...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Selling racegoers on the Preakness Stakes has been a tricky balancing act in the past few years.
The Maryland Jockey Club struck out in 2009 when it ended the bring-your-own-beer policy in the infield, driving away thousands of young people. It won...