| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
314 Wilson Ave., Norwalk, (203) 838-0719, sonomarketplace.com. Open Thursday through Sunday.
When Joe Grasso found himself with an empty warehouse and no tenant, he started dreaming about European markets and a sense of community....
| May 21, 2013
| 11:05 AM
My most vivid childhood memories involve crabs: checking the crab pots tied to my grandparents' pier in Annapolis, picking crabs for hours at a long table in my parents' backyard, listening carefully to my grandfather's instructions about how to capture...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There were a lot of startling statistics that came out of the seafood discussions at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute last week. Did you know that more than 90% of the fish we eat is imported? How about the fact that more than...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Most cruise ships passengers make sure they are out on deck for the arrival of their ship into Lisbon. Its setting is beautiful: it is the only European capital city on the Atlantic Ocean and sits on the wide Tagus River. As they navigate the river,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Easter's on its way. We're rounding up brunch options in the area. If you want your restaurant's Easter Sunday brunch offering listed, drop us a line at the email address at the bottom of this post. Before the brunch listings, we threw in a cooking...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Larry Simns, who founded and led the Maryland Watermen's Association for four decades and was a key influence on efforts to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, died Thursday. He was 75.
Mr. Simns, who grew up in the Eastern Shore fishing village of...
| Mar 16, 2013
I'm a longtime fan of wines from the Alsace estate Zind-Humbrecht, which can trace its wine growing history back to the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century.
Who wouldn't covet any of their stunning grand crus? But a Tokay Pinot Gris from Clos Saint...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Jim Reichenberg of Rockville wrote for help locating a recipe that he said ran many years ago in The Baltimore Sun for cioppino, a seafood stew that was developed in the late 1800s by Portuguese and Italian fishermen who settled in San Francisco.
| May 17, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The best thing about O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant is how tricky it is to describe.
Not so many years back, I'd have called O'Leary's eclectic, which became a byword for both a type of menu and the kind of place that served it. Offering a relaxed version...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden
Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:56 PM
After 25 Preaknesses, Annette Thomas has her routine, and recipes, down pat.
Thirty pounds of ribs, both pork and beef, marinated overnight in vinegar and soy sauce, then grilled in front of her house on Saturday. Fifty pounds of red-skin potatoes ...