Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
Saturday night there are two choices as diverse as they can be and if you time it correctly you can do both.
Monday, February 20, 2012
If you have been to any of the farmers markets in the Baltimore area you
have met Eula McDowell and hopefully tasted any one of her Savory Bean Soups and Nikki Lewis with her trip down sweet street Mallow Crunchies
(formerly Mallow Munchies). A dream, a vision, a belief and a strong
following has led both these culinary nomads to their own permanent
homes opening this week.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Our pick for the gala of the week is AIRS
11th annual Oscar Night Baltimore Gala at Pazo Restaurant on Sunday
February 26th. Dress to dazzle, walk the red carpet, dine and dance all
to benefit CitySteps, a supportive housing program for homeless and
unstably housed youth ages 14-24.
Continue reading Walk the red carpet at Pazo on Oscar night
i’m always on the hunt for a great meal for a cost effective price. Not
the chain 2 full dinners for $20, a good meal, a quality meal. Well
here is one for you. Chef Anisha Jagtap, Baltimore Burger Bar in
Hampden is showing her creativity, skill and love for food with her
chef’s tasting menu this Tuesday, February 21st – five courses and an
amuse bouche for $25. It is BYOB and of course there will be tax and
Check out the menu and remaining details HERE
|Michael W. Twitty, Culinary Historian - courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Maryland|
Learn a bisel, nosh a bisel – what fun you can have today!
Continue reading Kosher/ Soul: African American-Jewish cooking demonstration today
Monday, February 13, 2012
In actuality, the husband took me to Salt Tavern on Friday night for an early Valentine’s Day dinner to avoid the crush of the holiday.
Continue reading Valentine’s Day equals Chocolate
The Restaurant Association of Maryland has tallied all your suggestions
for the 2012 Annual Awards Gala that is being held Monday, April 16th at
Martin’s West. They have narrowed each category down to five nominees
and you get to vote for your favorites. New categories this year that
takes a look at favorite food truck and craft brew programs.
|Nominated for "Best New Restaurant"|
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Probably one of the most controversial Baltimore restaurateurs,
Denise Whiting of Cafe Hon put herself and restaurant up for national
scrutiny when in November; Chef Gordon Ramsay came into Hampden to film
Kitchen Nightmares. This episode might be a bit different than most Kitchen Nightmare episodes because there were fences to be mended, public relations fences.
Hot off Denise Whiting’s Facebook page and onto your TV schedule, the Cafe Hon episode will air Friday, February 24th at 8 p.m.
Monday, February 06, 2012
I have been subscribing to John Mariani's dining reviews for a number of years and even have his The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink
as one of my desktop references. There is no doubt that Mariani is
considered an expert on Italian dining and Italian wines, good enough to
write for Esquire Magazine.
Hot off the Web
Mariani's review City on the Harbor: Baltimore takes a broad stroke look at Baltimore's history, our symphony, our film makers Waters and Levinson, a look back at restaurants that have come and gone, the chain restaurants of Harbor Place and more specifically at dining in Little Italy.
Read the full story HERE
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
I guess the first thing to define is an underground dinner, usually in someone’s home, under the radar of zoning and health codes, it’s like a private supper club but you pay. Caterer and personal chef Beej Flamholtz is above board with his licensed catering business. He kicked off his underground dinners this past week by creating a five course tasting menu for those in the know. Read the full story and check out the slideshow HERE.
Intrigued by the cookbook title, Off The Menu – staff meals from America’s top restaurants,
I requested a review copy. If you have ever worked in a restaurant, and
that is a great number of you, do you remember your staff meals? For
me, my favorite staff meal was at Hoang’s Seafood Grille with a bowl of
fish head soup. Possibly that might not be your favorite but it was