| Jan 18, 2013
Kissimmee's 3 Sisters Speakeasy recounts a tale on its website about siblings Ruth, Dodie and Fannie running a hidden bar during Prohibition. Patrons knew to knock three times and offer the password: apple pie.
Dodie would open the heavy wooden doors...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Damn, I ate well this last year. And apparently so often, I've had to scroll through of a year's worth of photographs to unearth some gems deserving the spot-light. The photos reminded me that the best of what I cooked at home was created with fresh-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:01 PM
7512 W. North Avenue
Southside - Really Far South - Burger
Ingredients for Burgers:
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced and...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The beauty of a good neighborhood bar usually lies in its simplicity. Serve some interesting drinks in a low-key, approachable atmosphere, and patrons will have a hard time finding reasons to complain.
Frederick's on Fleet — which opened in late...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:30 PM
It's always a pleasure to dine with an old friend and 230 Forest Avenue is one of our favorites. No matter how many times we visit, the food is always reliably good. With occasional changes in the menu, there is always something new to try, if that's your...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Sandwich for a Crowd
- 2 loaves (1 pound each) unsliced Italian bread
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 3/4 cup sliced green onions
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:46 AM
After studying the menu of Sweetwater Bar and Grill, with its many pages devoted to dozens of small-production flavored gins, rums, tequilas, single-malt scotches, bourbons and beers — not to mention a custom cocktail list that reads like an...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Tacos make great bar food. And Banditos makes great tacos.
The Tex-Mex-themed bar and eatery, which opened in July in the Federal Hill space that formerly housed Taco Spot, gets a lot of things right — not just the tacos. With an extensive drinks...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:57 AM
RePUBlic: A Gastro Pub
39 Jerome Ave., Bloomfield
RePUBlic is a new hot spot in Bloomfield center. It's a gastro pub, which means it offers sophisticated food in a classy setting.
THE VIBE: RePUBlic is housed in...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on barbecuing....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Jay Steiner with Ray's Boathouse restaurant in Seattle offers these recipes for non-alcoholic drinks or "mocktails."
- Rosemary-Grapefruit Drop
¼ grapefruit – cut into smaller segments, roughly 2ounces
1 sprig of rosemary
.5 oz of...