Minato capitalizes on its many strengths, from maki to noodles, in new space.
Let's face it: There is no truly great Japanese cuisine in Baltimore. You have to travel about an hour south to D.C. for the culinary innovation of, say, the venerable but inventive Sushi-Ko, or...
Juniors Wine Bar steps into Federal Hill spot with new digs.
I waited a while before going to Juniors Wine Bar, the Federal Hill spot that once housed the tiny and wildly popular Italian wine bar Vespa. Maybe that's because, many weeks after it opened at...
Abacrombie's latest reincarnation centers on an all-female team.
We've definitely been here before. First, there was, let's see, Society Hill, then Grille 58, then La Tesso Tana . . . a veritable parade of restaurants has come and gone in the below-ground digs...
Chef reinvents Middle Eastern cuisine in glitzy waterside setting.
Michael Tabrizi’s eponymous restaurant was a wildly popular Federal Hill eatery back in the day, specifically the 1990s, when ethnic cuisine beyond Chinese and Italian was still relatively new to...
There’s an appetite for restaurants along Harford Road, and a new one joins the pack.
STYLE: Casual, welcoming vibe.CUISINE: Above-par pub fare made with top-notch ingredients.YOU’LL FIND: A neighborhood establishment offering a variety of wine, spirits, and beer, including The Brewer...
Japanese cuisine becomes Locust Point's newest cultural diversion.
I understand if you're confused by the restaurant's name. I also wondered if it was offering an unusual fusion of Hawaiian and Japanese cuisines. And while that might be an interesting mix sometime...
A focus on local and organic foods inspires culinary creativity.
It's not every restaurant opening that gets me thinking big thoughts on the nature of cultural change, but I guess it's only fitting that Spike Gjerde's long-awaited Woodberry Kitchen would be the...
A dedicated chef strives for inspired cuisine, local flavors.
The history of The Dogwood—deli, restaurant, institute—is brief but already dizzying in its various permutations. It began as a Hampden takeout in the summer of 2006, where its lovingly fresh,...
After a false start, a Patterson Park restaurant is back—and ready to conquer the neighborhood
It sounds elementary, but a restaurant's success is all about the ownership. A savvy, experienced owner can ride the wave of inevitable mishaps and downturns like a champ, just as a bad one can...
The meat never stops coming at this Brazilian steakhouse chain.
You doubtlessly know the deal with Brazilian churrascarias: South American men in funny pants bring an endless, phantasmagoric parade of meat to your table until you cry "uncle!" or wave a white...