| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
I've been watching the ruckus surrounding Denise Whiting, the owner of the Café Hon, with a certain degree of perplexity. I am new to Baltimore, having moved here with my family this past August, so I feel like a person who has stepped into a movie...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Every year we hear complaints from merchants or residents who don't like Honfest for a variety of reasons. This is fine. The good news is that we all have the ability to choose the festivals (and businesses) we wish to support (or not). The even better...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Anyone with the chutzpah to run for mayor shouldn't be intimidated by a gal in a beehive hairdo and cat's-eye glasses, even if the gal in question is armed with a trademark, a litigious nature and a curious interpretation of the First Amendment.
| Jun 16, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Like letter writer John Starling ("Hampden owes a lot to Denise Whiting," June 13), I too became familiarized with Hampden because of Café Hon and moved here. I have watched its owner, Denise Whiting, only become better at what she does. There have been...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:37 PM
The brouhaha surrounding the trademarking of the word "hon" seemed to become more serious Monday as Denise Whiting was granted a restraining order against a man who organized recent protests against her.
Judge Joan Bossman Gordan issued the so-called...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:30 AM
How quickly can a seemingly non-violent protest escalate to a threat to public safety and personal property? A recent controversy revolving around Baltimore's iconic Café Hon has made it apparent how easily that line can be crossed ("Café Hon owner Denise...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:46 AM
Jolie Carter bought her mother a crab pretzel from the Phillips food cart and declared she may consider moving to Hampden from downtown Baltimore.
Carter, a New Orleans native who recently started a medical residency at the University of Maryland,...
| Sep 17, 2011
Here's what happened while you were sleeping on Tuesday. Or curing cancer, or searching the Internet for Scarlett Johansson pictures or whatever you were doing rather than voting:
The number of people who decide things in Baltimore, already a fraction of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:33 AM
Oh, that's right. Cafe Hon is a restaurant.
It would have been easy, last year, to mistake Denise Whiting's Hampden establishment for almost anything else. It was only in November, when Whiting announced she was rescinding her controversial "hon"...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 11:14 AM
The "Kitchen Nightmares" episode featuring Cafe Hon is scheduled to air on Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.
Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting revealed the Feb. 24 airdate on her Facebook page Saturday morning, and Dining Dish blogger Dara Bunjon posted the news...