| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Gertrude's has been picked again to represent Maryland in a national promotion for Rainier cherries. For National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, Northwest Cherries has commissioned one restaurant in each state to create a menu item featuring Rainier...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Ryleigh's Oyster in Federal Hill is hosting a Guinness and Oyster Summer Social on July 11. Guinness brand “ambassadors” will be at Ryleigh’s to discuss the tradition of pairing raw oysters with Irish stout. Ryleigh’s will be...
| Jul 13, 2012
Sunday, July 15
Storytelling program Ann Widdifield presents, "Uncovered Shady Side Stories — Four Nicknames, Three Brothers, and a Pair of Puppies," at 2 p.m. at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 East West Shady Side Road, as part of the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:50 PM
For the sheer wow factor, few dishes can match a platter of fruits de mer, French for fruits of the sea. A combination of raw and cooked seafood set on a glistening bed of crushed ice, fruits de mer never fails to impress, with the shapes and colors of...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Tender and succulent crabs are a fleeting pleasure. Take advantage of this delicacy by hosting a crab feast in your own backyard. Since there is no way to eat crab quickly – or without making a mess – these gatherings are casual and...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Celebrity chefs have been winning the hearts, and wallets, of gastronomes far and wide for years as dedicated devotees plan pilgrimages to dine at the hotspots that made them famous. Today, hotels and inns are luring culinary luminaries to lead in-house...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:26 AM
New volunteer oyster gardeners will be trained at a seminar on Aug. 16 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is conducting the seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. in Watermen's Hall, said a CBF spokeswoman. Volunteers will learn...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
You might call Tracie Thoms a triple-triple threat: The Baltimore native sings, dances and acts, and her career encompasses film, television and theater.
Introduced to acting and television at an early age — her father, Donald Thoms, is a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Ahoy from aboard the Princess Cruises' Star Princess while I am enjoying my radio station's Alaskan cruise this week.
CRN Digital Talk Radio, which syndicates my "Boathouse Radio Show," is hosting a murder mystery cruise. My wife and I could not miss the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Sep 29, 2012
What a pretty Chablis from young négociant and winemaker Patrick Piuze, a French Canadian who stopped to work the harvest in Burgundy 11 years ago and basically never went home again. After studying winemaking in Beaune, he oversaw Maison Olivier...