| May 13, 2013
| 5:12 PM
PALERMO, Italy — This Sicilian city is full of secrets, but its street food isn't one of them. Monday through Saturday, the locals follow the smells and sounds to any one of Palermo's open-air markets for a taste of regional fare.
| May 15, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Driving past The Ale House Columbia on a warm Thursday evening, the first thing we noticed was the crowded patio; it looked fun.
The second thing we noticed was the valet.
Valet parking isn't an unusual sight outside a busy restaurant, but this was...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
We had some friends over for potluck dinner a few weeks ago, and one couple brought some fennel and citrus to roast, inspired by a recipe in "Jerusalem: A Cookbook" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.
Right before pulling the vegetables out of the oven,...
| Mar 20, 2013
Brunch — an easy, agreeable way to entertain — sure pleases all generations in our family. Especially when the gathering includes eight or more guests — the norm in our house on Easter Sunday.
My favorite dishes leave me time to hunt...
| May 18, 2013
Dear SOS: My husband and I are completely in love with the LGO Chopped Salad at the Luggage Room in Pasadena. We moved an hour away from the restaurant and dream about it. Is there anyway you could get the recipe?
Dear Karim: A...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Adapted from Chef Angelo Elia, who now serves this one of his several restaurants, D'Angelo Trattoria, 9 SE Seventh Ave., Delray Beach.
Read John Tanasychuk's review of D'Angelo Trattoria.
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
| May 10, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you won't be in the Grandstand at Pimlico, you can still celebrate the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes in style with a black-and-gold party.
Black and gold — the colors of the Calvert family — pop up everywhere at the Preakness, from...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Looking for a tasty dish that's easy, full of flavor and great for the family? I give you Sicilian baked pasta gratin.
The best part of this recipe? You can make it ahead two days before and keep it in the refrigerator before baking.
| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Looking for a fast dinner option? Nothing beats salad. Mix and match based on a favorite ingredient, complementing with what you have in the fridge and/or cupboards. Check out these salad ideas that come together in an hour or less.
The first recipe...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point, was sold at auction for $3.9 million Thursday to mortgage holder 1st Mariner Bank.
Bidding for the South Caroline Street hotel, restaurant and cafe-market opened at $2.5 million, said Bradd...