| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Frederick County chef Bryan Voltaggio missed out on his shot at "Top Chef" redemption Wednesday, losing to California restaurateur Douglas Keane on the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."
Voltaggio was a contestant in season six of Bravo's "Top Chef"...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Cousins Dan Baumiller and Nick Fertig launched Full Tilt Brewing in December, brewing beers in the basement of Baumiller's Sykesville home.
Now, less than a year later, Full Tilt beers are on tap at more than 180 bars and restaurants and sold at more...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Bryan Voltaggio, the Frederick-based chef behind Volt and Family Meal, is coming to Baltimore. The "Top Chef" alumnus is opening an Italian restaurant named Aggio this spring at Power Plant Live.
Aggio is also the name of his new Italian restaurant in...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bryan Voltaggio, the chef behind the acclaimed restaurants Volt and Family Meal in his hometown of Frederick, and Range in Washington, will open his first restaurant in Baltimore.
The restaurant, Aggio, will be Voltaggio’s second Italian fine-...
| Feb 25, 2014
Bryan Voltaggio's recent announcement that he'd be opening a restaurant in Baltimore arrived like a complimentary dessert — something you appreciate all the more because it isn't expected.
"OHMAGAWD" and "yeeeeeesss!!!" were a few of the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Lunchbox, Bryan Voltaggio's lunch-only restaurant, opened last Saturday in Frederick
The Lunchbox menu is very simple -- seven pressed sandwiches (e.g., portabello, Reuben and peanut butter and banana); green salads; soups (e.g., alphabet, roasted...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The dinner hour, Bryan Voltaggio has said, was the most important time of the day in his family's home. His new restaurant, Family Meal, which opened in June along an industrial stretch of Frederick, is intended as a venue for family dining. It's best...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Bryan Voltaggio will host his third annual benefit dinner to fight childhood hunger on Sept. 13 at Volt, his flagship Frederick restaurant. Joining him this time will be brother Michael Voltaggio, his onetime "Top Chef" competitor and now the chef at Ink...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:00 AM
It’s been 11 years since the Ravens played a home game on Christmas Eve. What did you do after the game? This year, fans will be able to stay in their favorite haunts long after the final play as many area taverns are sticking with their regular...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Watermelon, adorned only with flaky sea salt, can be had for dessert at Woodberry Kitchen. Simple slices of fruit aren't typical high-end restaurant fare, but the dish is noteworthy for another reason: It will be on the menu through fall.
Cold and juicy,...