Pacific Coast reinvents jinxed spot
Pacific Coast (413 S. High St., 410-244-1185) is the latest restaurant to step into the Little Italy space once occupied by Tapabar and the short-lived Diner. Pacific Coast—with its fusion cuisine,...
A new Phillips restaurant without the name
When Bombora, the newest restaurant in the Phillips Seafood group, opened this spring in Ocean City, it signaled a big change for the global company. The name "Phillips" was attached neither to the...
Gianni’s serves up crabs, Italian cuisine, and even doughnuts.
Meatballs, doughnuts, and steamed crabs may seem like an odd combo, but a restaurant in Halethorpe is offering all three under the same roof. Greg Orendorff, who owns Gianni's Italian Bistro (3720...
Friendly comfort-food spot deserves a look.
If you've overlooked this cute cafe at the corner of St. Paul and East 25th Streets, you might want to take notice. Terra Café (410-777-5277) attracts a diverse following by offering free Wi-Fi, live...
The owner serves up foods from her native country.
Towson has evolved into a United Nations of restaurants, so it’s no surprise that Havana Road Cuban Café (8 W. Pennsylvania Ave., 410-494-8222) decided to locate in a storefront there, serving its...
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...
A Muslim restaurateur makes his name in the bagel business.
Drive north from the Beltway into Liberty Road’s abyss of chain stores, and just after the Carroll County line, in the nondescript Oklahoma Center strip mall, a sign begs for a double take: Habib’s...
New owners take over at Sanders' Corner.
For the first time in 50 years, a Sanders isn't on the premises at Sanders' Corner (2260 Cromwell Bridge Road, 410-825-5187), although the restaurant name will live on. Ron Sanders recently retired,...
Our first Annapolis restaurant guide gives the highs (and some lows) of what the historic city has on its plate.
Summer is in the air, and Annapolis, our state capital, beckons with its adorable shops, fancy sailboats at the newly refurbished City Dock, and grand historic homes and buildings. There’s lots to...
A beloved Jamaican restaurant re-opens with its charm intact.
When Carolyn's Cafe (aka Ras Doobie's) closed earlier this year in Ridgely's Delight, you could hear foodies moaning all over town. The tiny and tucked-away Jamaican eatery had been a favorite of...