| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting returns from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the parking lot adjacent to Kelsick Specialty Market, 6632 Main Street, Gloucester Courthouse.
Sponsored by the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association, the annual event...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:14 PM
What's the scariest thing about Halloween? It's the unofficial opening of the holiday entertaining season.
Ina Garten understands. The Food Network star, also known as the Barefoot Contessa, doesn't pretend home entertaining is easy, on any scale. "It'...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:05 AM
We're in oyster festival season, and Ryleigh's OysterFest is up next. The two-day block party takes place Saturday and Sunday on Cross Street in Federal Hill.
The Saturday block party, from noon-11 p.m., also features $1 oysters, fresh-squeezed crushes...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The Maryland Crab and Oyster Celebration continues through Sunday.
Look for chefs' specials featuring Maryland crab and oyster at some 20 restaurants. Alewife is dishing up a smoked tomato gazpacho topped with Maryland crab and roasted corn relish;...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:12 AM
David Gooch's great grand uncle came to New Orleans in the 1870's. In 1905, he purchased a two-story restaurant on Rue Bourbon, right in the heart of the Vieux Carre. Gooch says , “They looked at the great local seafood, the beautiful trout,...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:55 PM
One retail center, two business partners and three restaurants opening — all within about four months.
It would sound like a crazy plan to most, but for restaurateurs Noah Blom and Leonard Chan, it was opportunity calling.
The three restaurants...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Looking for some new places for your eating-out repertoire? We caught up with some of chefs in town to find out where they go when they're not dishing out fare at their own spots.
Note: All restaurants are in Baltimore unless otherwise indicated.
| May 7, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Spring's time for planting more than flower and vegetable gardens. it's oyster planting time, too.
Last week, the Oyster Recovery Partnership put 31 million baby oysters in Harris Creek, near the mouth of the Choptank River. The oysters were bred at the...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Department of Health and Hospitals quickly closed oyster harvesting area 23 (see graphic at left) Tuesday and also ordered a recall of oysters harvested from that area since April 6.
Fourteen people have reported getting sick with the norovirus after...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Did you know these stats about oysters and oyster gardening?
- Adult oysters filter up to 50 gallons of water a day, removing algae and sediment that negatively affect waterways.
- Oyster reefs provide habitats for more than 300 different plants and...
| May 11, 2012
Recently shuttered spots Duchamp in Bucktown and In Fine Spirits in Andersonville are miles apart, but they had plenty in common: Both were well-loved for their patios, well-mixed cocktails and shareable, snackable fare. And this spring, both spaces...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:46 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach.
—In a nutshell...