| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:25 AM
I've always loved the way that Salt Tavern occupies its corner location, like it has every business being there. And from the get-go, I dug those big alien-green lighting domes that hang over the bar front bar area.
Before Salt opened in 2006, the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:09 AM
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| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:56 AM
It turns out that I really like sauerbraten. At least I like the sauerbraten at the Old Stein Inn, where I really liked just about everything that I ate, drank and otherwise soaked in on a sunny Sunday afternoon on the restaurant's back patio.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Seven weeks in, The Chesapeake is still finding its sea legs.
There is potential here. The servers are capable and friendly, and there's evidence of talent in the kitchen, but the new restaurant near Station North has yet to assemble a coherent message....
| Aug 19, 2013
Ladies looking for a cool night out have many options in South Florida. On select nights a week, bars and restaurants offer women everything from free admission to complimentary drinks.
One in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, O Lounge, serves up...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Story Tavern boosts Burbank and beer in equal measure. It's like walking into a history lesson where there's artisanal beer on tap. You're sipping your cider with Dr. David Burbank looking over your shoulder. The portrait of the eccentrically bearded...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:01 AM
In these food-happy times, even the pizza joint has evolved beyond the slice-and-soda model into something the most diehard foodie could love. HomeSlyce is proof.
The bar/restaurant, which has Federal Hill and Mount Vernon locations, joins a handful...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Chicago, we really need to have a conversation about the term "V.I.P." Hosting a private V.I.P. event that manages to have 400 people crammed into it kind of kills the mystique, doesn't it? You snag an invite to a hot party only to find yourself getting a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The premise behind Stone's Cove Kitbar, a new restaurant in Owings Mills, is that people at a party tend to gather in the kitchen, where they are kept entertained and diverted by watching their host prepare dinner. Why not, thought B.J. Stone, the CEO and...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile — Simply eating in Santiago is enough to make me want to return to the Chilean capital: I want to feel the seismic jolt from a cocktail called the Earthquake, succumb to deathly rich cookies and knots of sweet fried dough called...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament, a multi-week, single-elimination tournament, begins its second round matches Monday night.
The independently produced event pits area chefs in head-to-head competition in front of an audience. Each chef, working...