Food & Drink

One Particular Harbor

Il Porto’s protective vestibule on South Market Street is like a portal that bends time and space. A mere …

03.20.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Tastings: March 2017

Hot Dog! The counter guy wearing a Chicago Cubs shirt describes the Windy City Red Hot as a hot …

03.14.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Old School Eats

If you are lucky enough to pause at Jefferson’s one traffic light, where Lander Road becomes Holter Road at …

02.17.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Best of Frederick 2017 Winners

Twenty-five years seems like a long time, but it can feel like the blink of an eye. Think about …

02.16.17 – Biz Ink, Feature, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, Lifestyles, Music, People & Places, Tastings

Tastings: February 2017

Restaurant Registers Ring Spending by Frederick County visitors rose to $391.6 million last year, up from $380.3 million in …

02.08.17 – Dining, Food & Drink, Insider, Tastings

Shell’s Kitchen

If you can’t be a snow bird, at least you can eat like one. While brief sun and crisply …

01.09.17 – Dining, Feature, Food & Drink

Santa’s Snacks

Christmas cookies are always made with a pinch of magic. They are subtly infused with it as the baker’s …

12.01.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

Welcome Back

Cornfields and fine dining are rarely mentioned in the same breath, but Mark Fuster is working on making it …

11.15.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

Wishing on a Star

People who grew up eating “real” New York pizza revere it as the gold standard of pies. The secret, …

10.19.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

From the Sea

Through tall, vertical paned windows, the vast, green Grecian landscape spills gently towards rocky cliffs that lead to the …

10.01.16 – Dining, Feature, Food & Drink

Endless Summer

Stepping into Urbana’s Surf House restaurant can be almost jarring: It feels more like stepping off of Coastal Highway …

09.07.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

Crushing It

Wine is not a new thing. This ancient elixir, along with its cohort beer, sustained populations during many dark …

09.01.16 – Feature, Food & Drink

Naples in Frederick

Naples is known for its great food. It’s the birthplace of pizza as we know it today; chewy, savory …

08.08.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

Hootch & Banter

If Greta Garbo, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Rudolph Valentino met for drinks, they’d fit right in at Hootch & …

07.02.16 – Dining, Food & Drink

Salad Days

Whenever temperatures soar into the upper 90s and it’s too hot to even think about what to fix for …

07.01.16 – Feature, Food & Drink, Recipes

Cultural Exchange

Potatoes are South America’s gift to the world. Since the Conquistadors disembarked in search of New World gold and …

06.04.16 – Dining, Food & Drink