| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Della Roses are a family that works.
The family has been in the restaurant business since 1944, when brothers Tony and Joe Della Rose opened a tavern in East Baltimore. Over time, the business grew and changed, morphing into a cheery pub serving...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:38 PM
My favorite Italian food is the kind you'd probably never recognize as Italian. No meatballs. No red sauce. Just the freshest ingredients, simply prepared.
So when I heard Dena Marino was doing just this sort of light, modern Italian at her MC Kitchen...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:08 PM
You can say this about Hyatt: It keeps its properties fresh.
I was looking back at the different concepts that have populated the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on Light Street since 1981. Who remembers Berry & Elliott's, the upper-story predecessor to now-...
| Mar 7, 2013
The first thing that catches your eye when entering The Boarding House is the chandelier. Except it's not really a chandelier, but an art installation consisting of 9,000-plus (official count: 9,063) suspended wine glasses.
"One glass for every wine I'...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Lasagna in a slow cooker? You bet! This easy, all-inclusive dish ensures you won't be tied to the kitchen while dinner's cooking! Keep this tasty Italian favorite in mind for anytime you're too busy to cook, but still want to serve a homemade meal....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Eric Stripay's family thought he was a bit crazy for opening a restaurant just when he and wife Stephanie were about to have their first child.
Harry was born in March 2012. Paradero Original followed in June. Both are kind of amazing.
Stripay, 36, is...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Mark's — renamed ReMark's — recently reopened in Laguna Canyon on the site of his original restaurant that has been shuttered for two years. Mark DePalma tells us proudly that his 11-year-old daughter Ashley suggested the clever new moniker....
| Feb 8, 2013
One of the best things about Chicago's Restaurant Week is that it allows diners to experience, at low financial risk, interesting and new (at least to them) restaurants.
I've been meaning to visit Wood (3335 N. Halsted St., 773-935-9663) since it opened...
| Feb 17, 2013
When I think of farm-inspired menus, what usually comes to mind are chefs of small, independent eateries forging relationships with growers and food artisans.
But several large resorts also are part of this eat-local movement, including Cascade American...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Valentine-themed dining and cooking specials have several twists this year. Cupid's options extend beyond dinner out on Feb. 14.
East End Market, a new Audubon Park Garden District development that will showcase food artisans when it...
| Jan 24, 2013
Seasons Restaurant and Tap Room
Avon Old Farms Hotel
279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon
860-269-0240 and www.avonoldfarmshotel.com
Sometimes, in the dead of winter, you want to feel pampered. Having lunch at Seasons, in the beautiful Avon Old Farms...