Dining

Satisfyingly Stuffed

When days grow cooler and leaves dazzle in fiery shades, you know it’s fall. More aptly, it’s “frenzied-feasting-that-starts-with-mountains-of-Halloween-candy-then-crests-into-a-turkey-centric-nap-fest-for-Thanksgiving-and-closes-with-a-champagne-fueled-bang-at-New Year’s” …

11.10.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Spices of Life

Done right, South-of-the-Border cuisine is a feast for every sense. It cools, crunches, tingles and sizzles, sending out ethereal …

10.10.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Tapping In

Food might bring people together, but beer can make the gathering interesting. In this spirit of lighthearted camaraderie, new …

09.06.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Déjà New

Well before fast food giants planted signage along every highway and byway, diners were fully entrenched in American culture, …

08.09.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Cheers and Beers

Beer aficionados—you know the type—love to stand toe-to-toe with wine and whiskey connoisseurs, detailing the merits of their favored …

07.10.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Forage to Fork

We are all hunters. Even without guns, spears or bows, we are driven to seek and acquire the things …

06.26.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Loving Bites

We share our culture and history when we share food. Those traditions are transmitted across the ages, from generation …

04.28.17 – Dining, Food & Drink, Recipes

Alfresco’s Allure

If the 70-degree temperatures at the end of February didn’t tempt the winter-weary to seek a dining table outdoors, …

04.13.17 – Dining, Food & Drink

Pouring it On

On a recent warm Saturday afternoon, Bill Hackley of Columbia ventured out to Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm for …

04.05.17 – Dining, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, People & Places

Challenge Accepted

Andy Warhol once quipped, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” He joked about how fame …

04.01.17 – Dining, Feature, Food & Drink, People & Places

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

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