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  • 2012 Subaru Impreza at 2011 New York Auto Show

     
    Competes with: Suzuki Kizashi, VW Jetta, Mazda3 Looks like: A stub-nosed compact car Drivetrain: 148-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder with five-speed manual or CVT Hits dealerships: Summer 2011 There is one drawback to putting all-wheel drive in every...
  • 2012 Kia Rio: Up Close

     
    In styling the Rio subcompact, Kia has drawn inspiration from its other models. The grille is a smaller version of the one from the Optima family sedan, and the taillights take after those on the Forte compact. The sedan's bulbous......
  • The ramps folly and other reading from the blogs and beyond

     
    The New York Times on rampsomania - apparently there's not enough of the newly beloved, spring-has-sprung, wild leek to go aroundCasual dining restaurants will be beefing up their employee training and reviewing some procedures in response to the...
  • A few good websites

     
    We've talked before about bad restaurant websites, and about what makes a good one. A friend sent along links to a few good ones he's seen recently.I agree that Hattie's, outside of Dallas, is a smart looking, easy-to-navigate site. If......
  • Cafe Spice now open in Cockeysville

     
    I just heard from Girish Garg, the co-owner of Cafe Spice Indian Cuisine, which opened just this past Monday in its new Cockeysville home. The restaurant closed its original location, across from the Towson Library, back in late February. The......
  • Review: Silk Road, an Uzbekistan bistro in Pikesville

     
    John Lindner reviews Silk Road Bistro, an Uzbekistan restaurant in Pikesville. On the menu - jiz biz!......
  • Your weekend dining PLUS with the sleeping pets of the week

     
    What was your best meal this weekend? My washing machine is on the fritz. So I reserved a Zipcar and went to that laundromat up on 21st Street. When my clothes were going through their cycles, I walked over to......
  • 50 best county restaurants, nos. 50-41

     
    My list of the 50 best county restaurants launches today, with numbers 50 through 41.When I asked for suggestions, I said that the list would included restaurants in Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties. That's not the way it......
  • 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, S and Executive: Up Close

     
    Somewhere among these three versions of the Chrysler 300 are two, or maybe even three, nicely designed cars. Unfortunately, I???d have to mix and match various elements of the 300S, 300 C Executive and 300 SRT8 to accomplish it. The......
  • 2011 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers: Production Cars

     
    The New York International Auto Show was squarely focused on fuel-efficient small cars and rightly so, with gas prices steadily on the rise. Automakers didn't completely forget about horsepower, though, as the show saw a few new high-powered models. Here....
  • 2011 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers: Concept Cars

     
    Only a handful of concept cars debuted at the New York auto show, but editors Mike Hanley, David Thomas, Kelsey Mays and Joe Wiesenfelder trekked the show floor to see them up close ??? and give them a thumbs up......