| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:37 PM
— First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years.
Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish.
Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:50 AM
New restaurants opened at snail's pace over the first 10 months of 2011. All of a sudden, they're arriving at jack-rabbit speed.
In a span of 19 days, three new restaurants will have opened, all within a nine-block radius. And another restaurant will re-...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 2:18 PM
The holidays are for family. But while we can squeeze folks around the table for turkey, or into the living room to unwrap presents, sometimes they just have to sleep somewhere else. Here's a sampling of some area hotels that could a good fit your...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Michael Mina's name is familiar to Baltimore restaurant-goers from the suite of restaurants he developed for the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Wit & Wisdom, Pabu and Lamill Coffee.
But Mina's base of operations is in San Francisco, and the Michelin-...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands.
Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:10 AM
PABU has recently introduced 'Satori,' a tasting menu designed specifically to give diners a foothold into the restaurant's izakaya-style dining.
"With such an extensive menu, we really wanted to offer first-time visitors an easy way to taste signature...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Phillips Crab Deck is now open in Annapolis.
The 140-seat terrace restaurant, which opened very quietly Aug. 16, marks the return of Phillips to Annapolis — in the same Dock Street location it left in 2009. It was replaced there by Hell Point...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Having the Ravens in the post-season has been great for bars and taverns but not always for restaurants. The Jan. 16 divisional game against Denver, for instance, took a bite out of Saturday-night profits when it went into overtime.
A Sunday night...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
| Sep 30, 2012
Hollywood loves Lone Pine, Calif., a dusty town in the Eastern Sierra. Since 1920, crews have been making the 3 1/2- drive to shoot hundreds of movies, TV shows and commercials with the majestic Mt. Whitney and the knobby Alabama Hills as backdrops....