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Unique culinary gifts from Baltimore’s food community

Wondering what to get that food crazed friend, mate or family member? Here are my picks from local Baltimoreans: Chef-for-the-Day at Sotto Sopra Restaurant What’s it like to work in a restaurant kitchen? That question can be answered with Sotto […]

Unique culinary gifts from Baltimore’s food community

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Wondering what to get that food crazed friend, mate or family member? Here are my picks from local Baltimoreans: Chef-for-the-Day at Sotto Sopra Restaurant What’s it like to work in a restaurant kitchen? That question can be answered with Sotto […]

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Wit & Wisdom Tavern entices with new fall menus and special events

When one gets an invite to sample Wit & Wisdom’s Executive Chef Zach Mills’ and Lead Bartender Rob Garrison’s new fall menu items and cocktails, the response was an

Gin and tonic, a Spanish obsession

“The Spaniards are obsessive about gin and tonics” espoused Chef José Andrés in an August, 2017 article in Food and Wine Magazine. He said, “Spanish bars can have upwards

Signature Chefs Auction and Gala: March of Dimes

So many worthy causes and how does one choose which ones to support? One of my picks is the March of Dimes of Central Maryland that helps moms have

Authentic Hawaiian food at Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz

When you can’t get to Hawaii but crave a taste of these Pacific Islands, you don’t have to travel that far. Just make a reservation at Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz.

Landmark hospitality at Richmond’s Jefferson Hotel and Lemaire Restaurant

From the moment my car approached the impressive 19th century Jefferson Hotel, pulled into the cobblestoned drive lined with well-manicured topiary, greenery and flowers, I knew then that a

Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic’s Down on the Farm Celebration

Don’t save the date, buy your tickets now to an evening that will help make local children with life-threatening medical conditions wishes come true. The Franzoni Family present’s their 5th

Historic Cider Barrel’s resurrection

Single mom, hard working, award winning pastry chef Brandi Edinger reached out to me back in November asking my help should she go forward on a Kickstarter program, a

This little piggy went to market: Cochon555

They’re back; those delicious, plump heritage pigs will be making an appearance Sunday, August 6 at Cochon555 in Washington DC at the Watergate Hotel. An all out pig out and

Mi & Yu Noodle Shop expansion: Baltimore and Virginia

Mi & Yu Noodle Shop reminds me of Tampopo, a 1985 Japanese comedy of many subplots, but at its core, making that perfect bowl of slurpable ramen noodle soups

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