| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Charleston, Woodberry Kitchen, The Prime Rib and Volt are among the 100 restaurants on Open Table's latest group of Diners' Choice Awards -- the top 100 restaurants in the United States that specialize in American food.
The list of winners is derived...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Marta Ines Quintana's Havana Road Cafe was one of the sweetest success stories of 2010. The Towson restaurant caught on quickly.
"Every once in a while, you come across a restaurant that has distinctive, well-prepared food at sensible prices," The...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Michael Voltaggio certainly knows his way around a kitchen but the idea of playing a chef on TV seems to be tilting his toque.
The Maryland-born "Top Chef" winner has been on Twitter, talking about an upcoming cameo on the TV show"The Exes" where he...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Who needs a Zagat when you can have a Franchot?
Every so often, Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot will whip out his quill and dash off a Certificate of Recognition for a Maryland restaurant, and on Wednesday morning, the comptroller dropped by Sascha's...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Anthony Bourdain is returning to the Hippodrome on Nov. 17.
Bourdain, chef-at-large at New York's famed Brasserie Les Halles, is the author of best-sellers "Kitchen Confidential" and "Medium Raw" — blunt and sometimes shocking portraits of life...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The National Aquarium resumes its Fresh Thoughts series on Sept. 25 with Chris Becker, executive chef, and Omar Semidey, chef de cuisine, of the soon-to-be opened Fleet Street Kitchen.
Fresh Thoughts: A Sustainable Seafood Series features educational...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:48 AM
It's tailgate season, when fans gather on parking lots outside M&T Bank Stadium. But on Oct. 18, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, along with presenting sponsors Under Armour and the Baltimore Ravens, are inviting fans to tailgate inside...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Corkage is coming. Beginning July 1, Maryland joins some 25 other states where diners may bring their own bottles of wine into licensed establishments.
Restaurants can choose whether or not to allow the practice, known as corkage, but must have a permit...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Maryland diners have been taking their own wine into BYOB restaurants for years, but those include only establishments without beer and wine licenses. Beginning Sunday, Maryland diners will be able to take their bottles into some licensed establishments....