| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Hagerstown native Justin Warner is just one step away from turning the culinary world on its side.
Sunday night, the 28-year-old "Next Food Network Star" was named one of four finalists who were greenlighted to shoot a pilot in the hopes of being...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Brown Bag Sandwich Co.
$4-$9 per plate
400 D St.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends
While I’ve tried to mix some Downtown locations into my dining repertoire for Lunchbox, as of late I&...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good old Rusty Scupper. The Inner Harbor restaurant with the sweeping views opened way back in 1982.
It has grown. Two major renovations have added private rooms and a 1,200-bottle wine cellar.
In commemoration of its 30th anniversary, the Rusty Scupper...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:39 AM
When temperatures were cooler, recently, I was looking out over the chilled landscape and wondering when spring finally would arrive.
The freakishly warm weather disappeared and it was a wait-and-see game, hoping that the weather would warm up to...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:08 AM
1) Bobette's Take-out
Bobette Moore and Gary Caulfield make the region's best soups and have been ladling liquid goodness down New Haven County gullets for an amazing 23 years. Among their customers' favorite soups are Shrimp Bianco, Lobster Bisque,...
| 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-...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Perusing the menu at Josef's Table, I couldn't help but think back to some of my first big restaurant experiences. My mother, may she rest in peace, wanted me to have a good restaurant education, never knowing where it might lead.
It was the 1970s. So...
| Dec 2, 2012
Stonewood Restaurant Group, which operates the Peach Valley Cafe and Stonewood Grill & Tavern eateries, has a new concept in Daytona Beach.
SW Grill is a visual delight, with a clubby vibe and an expansive view of the Halifax River. The menu mirrors the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:35 AM
When Demetrios "Jimmy" Minadakis opened a restaurant in 1974, he had high hopes for the place's success — such high hopes that he chose the name Jimmy's Famous Seafood.
Nearly 40 years later, the Dundalk restaurant has lived up to — and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
December is traditionally a time of shopping, socializing and reflection, when many La Cañadans gather together to put up the decorations, bake lasagna for the float builders, and plan for various cliffs, fiscal and otherwise.
In the spirit of winter...