| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:21 PM
First impressions are everything.
While I'd never been to Tropical Acres Steakhouse, I did get a less-than-warm welcome from a hostess the other night. We sat down to a waitress who insisted on telling us about the nightly specials before bothering to...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The Rusty Scupper is celebrating its 30th anniversary on the south side of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The restaurant says that all told, it's served more than 1.7 million crab cakes, 780,000 pounds of jumbo lump crab meat and 156,000 dozen oysters.
| Jun 7, 2012
A word to NoRA Cupcake Company newcomers: Expect the unexpected. They just don't do "ordinary" here.
The 5-month-old Middletown cupcake shop presents a daily menu of imaginative indulgences, with passionately creative recipes that almost make red...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park, 847-849-1009
Abigail's surrounds diners with a sophisticated setting of soothing earth tones with splashes of color and a menu of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Matthew and Joan Lallo never intended to open a restaurant in Baltimore. But considering the interesting menu and top-notch service at their Mount Washington spot, the Blue Sage Cafe & Wine Bar, Baltimore is lucky that they did.
Blue Sage opened in...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Could Orange County become any sweeter?
We just celebrated the new 'lette Macarons at Fashion Island, a place for authentic French macarons. We can order French pastries at Pandor Artisan Boulangerie that taste as delicious as ones in Paris.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
The problem with restaurants with a view is that their customers don't want them to change. We want to freeze them in time so we can always remember the big anniversaries, the bigger birthdays, the graduations and holidays exactly as they were celebrated....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:41 PM
With a $1 million prize, the stakes are high and 100 outstanding recipes will compete to win in Orlando, this March at the Peabody Orlando. Here are two recipes from Florida finalists Key Lime Pie Cinnamon Rolls Andrea Yacyk – Sebastian, FL 5...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
With the bells and ching-ching of the casino floor in the background, Southern cooking queen Paula Deen appeared via Skype Tuesday, greeting patrons of Harrah’s …...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Entries for the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off — which will be held in Orlando in March 25-27, 2012 – are in and local baker Andrea Yacyk of Sebastian, FL, needs your vote to become a finalist and compete for the $1 million grand prize. The Pillsbury...