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  • Obama's (co-ed) golf game: First in WH

     
    by Mark Silva We're sure it's only a coincidence that today, as the presidential motorcade rolled away from the White House for an afternoon of golf on a spectacular fall day -- just days after the president found himself explaining......
  • Obama's 'time out:' Golf, hoops, tennis

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a correction What a president does for recreation, of course, is his own business, but it is a casualty of life in the White House that presidential recreation also becomes the public's business. The......
  • Republicans planning debate for Wexler's congressional seat

     
    In a bid to fill the void left by the resignation of Democratic Congressman Robert Wexler, the Boca Raton Republican Club is already marking its calendar for a candidates debate on Dec. 14. The club will host a debate for......
  • Next Sunday's review: The Reserve

     
    Next Sunday I review the Reserve, the new bar in Federal Hill -- OK, OK, south Baltimore -- that has started serving ambitious food.It's always surprising to me to find a bar/restaurant that isn't perfectly happy serving wings and a......
  • Obama presidential library: U of Chicago?

     
    by Mark Silva Less than one year into office, people already are starting to think about President Barack Obama's presidential library. At the University of Chicago. It has something to do with all the Nobel Prizes (more than 80) that......
  • A blogger/chef strikes back

     
    While we've been discussing the Chicago Tribune's 10 worst dining trends, others have, too. Serious Eats had harsher things to say than anyone here did in an entry called 'The 10 Worst Food Trends? Really?' As the note at the......
  • 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': Natalie Portman's vegetarian steakhouse

     
    Hey gang, Liz and Justine here again for another week of Top Chef recapping. We're getting down to the wire. Only seven cheftestants remain after last week's much-anticipated Restaurant Wars episode. Everyone seems pretty nervous in the previews for this....
  • The heart attack on a plate

     
    Editor Amanda and I were discussing Top 10 lists yesterday and the balance between ones that generate a lot of interest but have been overdone (crab cakes) and ones that have limited appeal (best places to get foie gras).So she......
  • Burritos en Fuego closes tomorrow

     
    Tomorrow will be the last day for Burritos en Fuego, an inexpensive and popular Mexican place in Fells Point. I talked to manager Joti Rodar just now, and she told me it was a 'landlord situation.' I asked if she would......
  • Looking for aged beef with mold

     
    Every once in awhile I get a restaurant question that stumps me. This e-mail arrived today from Sarann:I hope you can help. We were told of a steak house in Baltimore that serves aged beef. The steaks are shown with......
  • Elizabeth Large reviews Bryan Voltaggio's Volt

     
    Guest poster Carla here. If you missed it over the weekend, Baltimore Sun restaurant critic and Dining@Large blogger Elizabeth Large took a trip out to Frederick to review Volt, restaurant of 'Top Chef' contestant Bryan Voltaggio. Large says: 'But is........