Baltimore will experience a taste of Napa Valley next month as the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay will be hosting an exclusive dinner that showcases the Michael Mondavi Family of Wines on Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m.
Geoff Whitman, General Manager of Michael Mondavi Family of Wines from Napa Valley, CA will guide guests through the [...]
Is there any sweet treat — other than Proust’s madeleine, bien sur — more French than the macaron? In Havre de Grace, francophile Wanda Hall whips up these little bits of deliciousness at her store, Les Petits Bisous (“little kisses”). She keeps about eight flavors in stock at all times, including lemon, vanilla, chocolate and [...]
Location: The western part of Harford County. Monkton lies to the west and Jarretsville is to the north. Many people move here for the location, according to Georgeanna Garceau, a Fallston resident and broker for Garceau Realty. She says Fallston is easily accessible by Interstate 95 and Route 1, and that retail hubs like [...]
Don’t be intimidated by the bikini-clad posterior in the poster just inside Pop Physique, a new fitness studio in downtown Baltimore. You don’t need to wear American Apparel-esque leotards and hot shorts for this class — yoga pants and a tank top will work just fine.
Created in California by former ballet and Pilates instructor Jennifer [...]
By Buzz McClain
The bad news is, you can’t get Lawn Darts any longer. Not the real ones, anyway, with the long metal dagger tips that added distance and danger to the outdoor game. The Consumer Product Safety Commission banned the deadly flights in 1988, leaving backyard recreation options to plastic darts (yawn), Grandpa’s horseshoes (fun [...]
By Kit Waskom Pollard
A lot goes on at the bar at Birroteca.
A bartender draws a local beer from the tap while another mixes a cocktail made with gin from Philadelphia. A few feet away, a chef carefully constructs a charcuterie platter. All the while, would-be diners jockey for bar seats while those lucky enough to [...]
By Kit Waskom Pollard
At Gourmet Again in Pikesville, Executive Chef Melissa Fordham embraces the flavors of every season in her innovative carryout dishes. Gourmet Again owner Andy Hoffman says this fresh take on lamb is available for customers now.
Caramelized Red Onion and Goat Cheese-Encrusted Spring Lamb over Spring Pea and Parsnip Melange with an Apple [...]
Handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando turns on the color for spring.
Fashion bloggers love her, and celebrities, including Oprah, adore her. Maryland designer Danielle DiFerdinando is one of Hollywood’s “it” girls when it comes to hip handbags.
“My handbag line really bridges the gap between luxury design and affordability,” she says. “It’s feminine, modern and trendy design targeting [...]
Bring a little Oz into your home with touches of emerald green, Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year.
Every year, the folks at Pantone choose their Color of the Year, which then finds its way into everything from dresses and shoes to vases and pillows. Pantone calls the tone “lively, radiant and lush.” We call [...]