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  • Sonar closed, too

     
    Not a restaurant but another casualty in the May Day massacre of restaurant and club closings:Sonar has closed. Erik Maza has the details on Midnight Sun.......
  • Milan is open tonight

     
    A Dining@Large spy said the restaurant has been padlocked by the building's owners. The rash of recent closings is probably not a coincidence, but, until I can confirm the closings and the reasons behind them, I am loath to say......
  • Milan update

     
    I had a nice talk with Curlee Smittie, Jr., the owner of Milan, who told me that what looked to passersby like a padlocking was actually just his impromptu decision to close on a Tuesday for Milan's monthly top-to-bottom super......
  • 100 restaurant rules revisited

     
    NY Times blogger Bruce Buschel reconsiders some (nine to be exact) of his 100 rules (formally, 100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do), first published in November 2009 (and discussed here). What changed? Buschel came up with the original list.......
  • A Dining@Large contest

     
    Over on Midnight Sun, Erik Maza has the goods on a new project going into the old Canton Arts and Entertainment space. The space will be divvied up, apparently, into an Irish pub and a BBQ restaurant; the folks behind......
  • Tonight at Belvedere Square and tomorrow on Charles Street

     
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  • No more University of Maryland stops for food trucks?

     
    It looks that way. Chowhound Burger Wagon, Souper Freak, Iced Gems and the Gypsy Queen all made weekly stops near the corner of Baltimore and Greene streets to vend for to the university and hospital crowd.But if food trucks are......
  • Bobby Flay coming to College Park

     
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  • Dining@Large contest results

     
    You were asked to come up with a literary-inspired name for a BBQ restaurant adjacent to an Irish Pub named Finnegan's Lake.Later, we found out that the Irish Pub is actually named Finnegan's Wake (zzzzzzzz), or, Finnegans Wake - we'll......
  • You are Abe Froman? Sausage King of Chicago?

     
    Let's say a dining room has plenty of room for diners regardless of whether they've made a reservation.Still, you're asked whether you've made one. I get it. Diners don't like to go to the trouble of having made a reservation......
  • Dining@Large contest: name that BBQ joint

     
    In this Dining@Large contest, you were asked to come up with a literary name for a BBQ restaurant to complement an Irish pub named Finnegan's Wake. The restaurant and pub will be going into the moribund Canton Arts and Entertainment......