| Dec 5, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Remember the Maryland crab cake? It no longer exists. It has been replaced, in the hearts and appetites of Baltimore restaurant diners, by a thing called the jumbo lump crab cake.
The crab cake once was a humble second-day meal,...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:40 PM
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz
Newport Beach's fifth annual Restaurant Week, a culinary celebration that offers gourmet prix fixe menus at bargain prices, will take place from Jan. 21 to Jan. 27.
The concept has been hugely successful since...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:41 PM
If friends or relatives tell you they have snagged a five-star Orlando hotel for their visit to Central Florida, a little skepticism is in order.
Orlando doesn't have any five-star or five-diamond hotels — at least not according to Forbes Travel...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Picture it: Club Venus, Perring Plaza. One night in 1967, booking agent Bill Bateman brought in Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Responsible for making sure the crowd hears the music at the best possible level is the house soundman, Bob Goldstein.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Any time is a good time for a deal. But it feels especially nice in winter. Here are a few offers for travel in some of the coldest — and sweetest — months of the year.
Maryland The Tilghman Island Inn, on (you guessed it) Tilghman Island, is...
| Dec 10, 2011
Wit & Wisdom, the promising restaurant in the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, calls itself a tavern. That it's not recognizably a tavern is what makes Wit & Wisdom, early on, both interesting and frustrating.
Riding a wave of publicity and excitement,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Renowned Chef to Visit JCC
Chef Judy Zeidler, author of several Jewish and kosher cookbooks, will give a tour of the tastes of Northern Italian cuisine at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. The...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 6:21 AM
Guess who's coming to dinner? That's just part of the charm of The Table Orlando, a Friday and Saturday night prix fixe supper club experience on Restaurant Row.
Don't look for signs for The Table along Sand Lake Road. In fact, don't expect this to be...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:34 AM
The Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore has set Nov. 1 as its opening date and has begun building a staff to get ready for it.
The hotel announced this week that the November date will be a "soft" opening for the $197 million, 256-room luxury hotel in Harbor...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Get those taste buds and appointment books ready.
Starting Sunday, locals will have one week to enjoy the best bang for their restaurant buck as OC Restaurant Week rolls back into town.
This year 100 restaurants from throughout the county will...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:39 PM
It's easy to mistake the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago's new seventh-floor lobby for a gallery. The off-white walls act like a canvas to pieces such as a woman's torso made entirely of coins; a large, stark-blue homage to French artist Yves Klein's "IKB 191"...