| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Four days after Tom Sietsema reported that Wit & Wisdom, A Michael Mina Tavern was looking for a new executive chef, representatives of the Mina Group could not confirm that executive chef Benjamin Lambert was being replaced.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:33 AM
The dancing days are over at Milan. The Little Italy establishment is now prohibited from allowing or providing live entertainment, including disc jockeys, on its premises.
The May 31 decision was made in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Clayton Miller has been named the new executive chef at Wit & Wisdom, A Michael Mina Tavern. He takes over from Benjamin Lambert, whose services were no longer needed at Mina's restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.
There are some impressive...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Old Bay is painting Baltimore blue and gold. The indispensable seafood spice blend is being celebrated with the Summer of Baytriotism, a season-long celebration of the Baltimore-born shelf staple and the iconic tin can its shaken from.
A visual highlight...
| Jun 23, 2012
Hardly anything at Pabu grabs you by the lapels.
The last and latest restaurant to open at the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, Pabu calls itself an "izakaya," the Japanese name for a drinking establishment that serves food. The izakaya craze has landed...
| Jun 17, 2012
MOAB, Utah — The doorknob had smashed a sizable hole in the wall of our room at the Apache Motel. The rusty bathroom ceiling fan made a harsh scraping sound, and the industrial carpet sported several suspicious stains.
We loved the place.
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s efforts to spruce up Olive Garden’s lagging sales, including national promotions and cost cuts, were “less effective than anticipated,” the company said while announcing its fiscal fourth-quarter...
| Oct 27, 2011
Dear SOS: We went to Santa Barbara and had very good lunch at Four Seasons-Biltmore. We wanted to order a vegetarian meal, and there it was on the menu, eggplant osso buco. You usually think of osso buco as meat, but that was eggplant in that shape of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Having bested San Francisco chef/restaurateur Elizabeth Falkner in a nearly flawless final battle on Food Network's The Next Iron Chef Super Chefs, newly-minted Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will fight his debut battle December 25 at 9pm. The silver-...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Rounding the final turn for 2011, it’s time for the annual parade of predictions to begin. What will we be eating next year?...