| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Chef Gordon Ramsay, whose visit to Hampden's Cafe Hon in the fall of 2011 helped diffuse the tension from owner Denise Whiting's attempt to trademark the word "Hon," returned to see just how much good his earlier visit accomplished. The "Kitchen...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Given the trouble she's gotten into in recent years (think: trying to trademark the word "Hon"), one might presume Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting would take special care to avoid unforced errors that cast her establishment in a less than flattering light....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:55 AM
After complaints from several people, Cafe Hon removed a picture early Thursday morning of one of its staff members in blackface for Halloween.
The Hampden restaurant had posted the photo on its Facebook page. It showed an employee, in blackface,...
| Aug 29, 2012
Everybody loves a comeback. And we've had quite a few in the past year or so. Against all odds, the Grand Prix is back with new owners and a major sponsor. Denise Whiting, whose trademark of the word "hon" cost her dearly, managed a total turnaround,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle.
Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Maryland's former LG was spotted today by POLITCO having lunch at Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C. with funny man Pauly Shore.
Shore has some upcoming gigs at the 9:30 Club, but the D.C.-centered website failed to mention that Michael Steele is also...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Though neither is known for joking around, beleagured restaraunteur Denise Whiting and former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele will be among those competing for the title of Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity.
The Cafe Hon owner and the former face of the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
It's been seven months since Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting publicly dropped her controversial trademark of the word "hon." Chef Gordon Ramsay and the rest of the "Kitchen Nightmares" crew were even in town last week for a follow-up to the original Cafe...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares" blitzed into Hampden's Cafe Hon Wednesday to see how the restaurant has fared since his visit last fall.
Ramsay stepped out of an SUV and into the cafe, capturing owner Denise Whiting in an...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:11 PM
After celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his show "Kitchen Nightmares"visited Cafe Hon last year, Denise Whiting agreed to kill her trademark of the word "Hon."
She did as she said. And yet, mention of the trademark appears in literature for this year's...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:11 AM
It looks like the "Kitchen Nightmare" might not be over for Baltimore's Cafe Hon.
A producer for the show has been calling around town, looking to book people for what appears to be an episode that will check in on how the Hampden restaurant has fared...