| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:58 AM
The neighborhood around University of Central Florida is becoming one ofthe region's hottest spots fornew fast casual dining.
Gainesville's Bento Group is opening a Bento Cafe off Alafaya Trail and University Boulevard in spring. It's just a few...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Patina, Patina Restaurant Group's flagship restaurant in the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, has announced both a new chef and a new menu format.
Joachim Splichal, founder of Patina Restaurant Group, has named Paul Lee executive...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Trattoria Neapolis, an Italian restaurant and bar on South Lake Avenue, has announced that it will close after 2 1/2 years. The last day of service is set for Feb. 1.
"We are proud of our restaurant's food, drink, service and ambiance," the restaurant'...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:10 PM
It was another healthy year for Baltimore dining. Each report of a sudden restaurant closing seemed to be followed by the announcement of a hopeful opening.
While neighborhoods like Hampden and Hamilton continued to assert themselves as dining...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:26 PM
In his spotless and spartan work space on the second floor of the Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel, Marc Pauvert is showing off his knife skills. In 24 seconds, he reduces a whole chicken to its fry-able, broil-able and poach-able parts. His cuts are the sure...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Chris Barnett is the executive chef at Stir Market, a new boutique food hall in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles. Barnett has been cooking since he was 14 years old but believes the real turning point in his career came when he got the...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Azumi, the new fine-dining Japanese restaurant from Alex Smith, will open Monday at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.
The restaurant space has been extensively remodeled and reconfigured from its previous incarnation as Pabu. The renovations, seen on...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A few years back, when I first started writing about Thanksgiving dining options in restaurants, I'd hear from the occasional indignant reader. Thanksgiving wasn't really Thanksgiving, they'd say, unless it took effort.
My argument in favor of dining...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Binda and Keir Singh nostalgically recall their childhood raised on a farm in eastern Punjab, India, at the foothills of the Himalayas.
That memory was a key ingredient in the brothers’ recipe for their new Indian restaurant Ananda, which opened...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A lot can happen in the first three years of a restaurant's life. Things can go haywire. Investors panic, managers quit and staff moves on.
But sometimes, not often enough, wisdom prevails. The restaurant considers what works, what doesn't. It reacts,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:09 AM
News and links from the food world this Friday afternoon:
- As we first reported Thursday, Takashi Yagihashi is closing his eponymous restaurant at year's end. That makes two Michelin-starred restaurants that have announced their closing in the last...