To propagate his garden, a restaurant owner turns to bees.
Alan Morstein, owner of Regi's American Bistro (1002 Light St., 410-539-7344), is now the proud overseer of more than 40,000 bees and his very own hive. "It's been so exciting," he says, as he looks...
We scoured area markets and shops to fill our carts with some of the best items around town.
We love a scavenger hunt, especially when it involves food. And that's exactly what it was like as we scurried around town, researching our local markets—from farmers' stalls and gourmet grocers to...
There’s nothing to beware of as demand for yogurt grows.
It's Greek to me. At least, that's what it seems like when you look at the rows of yogurt lined up in the dairy aisle these days. Foodmakers like Kraft, Dannon, and General Mills have joined the...
At-home supper clubs bring cooks together to prepare and share meals.
Renee Shuman-Powell is not one to judge a cookbook by its cover, or even by its mouth-watering photographs. What the Upper Fells Point home cook wants to know is how well the recipes work. Most...
You won't go hungry in Staunton, VA, with its locally sourced restaurants, markets, and nearby farm tours.
Who knew that Staunton, a tiny city in Virginia, is one of the country's best-kept foodie secrets? But that probably won't be the case for long. Locavore-loving epicureans are taking notice of this...
As domestic chicken coops rise in popularity, that clucking you hear just might be coming from your neighbor’s backyard.
Pip, a gleaming, black, long-tailed Bantam rooster, is no ordinary chicken. He likes to climb the green-runged ladder of the family playset and slide down the lemon-yellow slide; he's treated to...
Grocer focuses on fresh, sustainable foods.
Being seasonal and sustainable is paramount at Milk & Honey Market, a new specialty food shop in Mt. Vernon (816 Cathedral St., 410-685-6455). From the street, vast windows offer a glimpse at...
Cuppings dip into the nuances of roasts and blends.
First, you inhale the fragrance. Then, you sip the liquid for brightness and body. No, it’s not a wine tasting. It’s a coffee cupping—one of the latest food trends to hit the Baltimore area. At...
Hampden coffee shop perks up serious brews.
Jay Caragay takes the notion of coffee geekdom to an entirely new level. The daily menu at his Hampden shop, Spro Coffee (851 W. 36th St., 410-243-1262), lists five to eight varieties of beans, each...
The all-American frank gets gourmet treatment all over town.
The days of eating a puny hot dog with just a squirt of mustard seem to have disappeared, replaced by fat, fancy frankfurters with all manner of condiments and garnishes. Chili Man Weiners in...