This family-run Parkton restaurant is worth the drive.
You have to love a restaurant like Soup’R Natural (17114 York Road, Parkton, 443-491-3464) that features a freshly made version of the owners’ wedding-cake recipe for dessert. The moist one-layer...
Johnny Rad’s pizzeria skates into Fells Point.
It’s no surprise that Rich Pugh, co-owner of Johnny Rad’s (2108 Eastern Ave., 443-759-6464), used to manage a skate shop. The pizzeria/tavern on the upper edge of Fells Point has skateboards on its...
Ellicott City cafe pairs vino and small plates.
Ellicott City’s historic Main Street gets better with each new offbeat store and fun place to eat. Pure Wine Cafe (8210 Main St., 410-480-5037), which opened just over a year ago, adds non-stuffy...
This Waverly standby relies on morning basics.
Pete’s Grille in Waverly (3130 Greenmount Ave., 410-467-7698) does breakfast, not brunch; so don’t go there looking for mimosas, goat cheese and spinach quiche, or crêpes. What you will find are good...
Yellow Dog Tavern
Yellow Dog Tavern has had an impressive growth spurt in the kitchen. Not that there wasn't talent from the start behind the creative cuisine of chef Anita Scheiding, who owns the upper Canton...
Go for the drinks, stay for the food at new Canton tavern.
The newest corner bar to join the resto-pub trend is Annabel Lee Tavern [601 S. Clinton Street, Canton, 410-522-2929]. You know, the kind of watering hole that also has amazing food. Certainly, go...
A new twist on barbecue comes to Lauraville.
Any place calling itself "Alabama BBQ" is bound to offer a new take on a familiar cuisine, and Alabama BBQ Company (4311 Harford Road, 410-254-1440, alabamabbqcompany.com) doesn't disappoint. You...
Rib 'N Reef is a cut above.
There's a place on Padonia Road that serves really great steaks, and this time, we don't mean Christopher Daniel. We're talking about Rib 'N Reef (22 W. Padonia Road, Timonium, 410-560-0906), which...
Bar, atmosphere, TVs, bring 'em in.
Brewer’s Hill Pub and Grill (3734 Fleet St., 410-558-1620) is a watering hole with a bit of a split personality disorder.
The long, narrow eatery, housed in a corner rowhouse, is divided, both...
If you haven’t been to this Ecuadorian gem, you don’t know what you’re missing.
A sweet little Ecuadorian storefront restaurant has survived for more than three years on Fells Point's Latino restaurant row, where storefronts tend to come and go. That alone speaks to the quality...