EATS AND DRINKS

Eight years in, Jack's Bistro is still delivering delightful dinners

When Ted Stelzenmuller opened Jack’s Bistro (3123...

The City that Drinks: 2300

Climbing the stairs from Myth and Moonshine to its second-floor sister bar, the jazzy speakeasy...

Hooch: Homemade infused vodka makes better bloody marys

Which is better? Cookie-dough vodka or bubblegum vodka?

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Summer Grubbin': Upcoming food and drink events

We may be more than three weeks out until it's "officially" the start of summer, but if the heat...

North Avenue Joe Squared is banking on crowd funding

In 2005, Joe Squared opened on a block of North Avenue that most people would have driven by with...

Eating Cheese With a Fork: Cheese plate at a French bistro without brie? Hey, it's still cheese

Amid the sound waves of Kelly Clarkson and Carly Rae Jepsen's forgotten hits, a platter of...

Hangover Helper: BoatHouse Canton offers ample seating and ample portions

When the intended "couple of glasses of wine" on an early Saturday evening turns into late-night...

In praise of boozy shakes

In praise of boozy shakes

Considering that booze and milkshakes are well known to be two of the best...

Chicken Rico does Peruvian chicken right

Chicken Rico does Peruvian chicken right

Peruvian rotisserie chicken, a South American comfort food marinated in...

Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis

Herbal Remedies: Thinking beyond brownies when cooking with cannabis

Cooking with cannabis has always been part of weed culture,...

Fast Foodie: Taco Bell's Bacon and Ranch Crunchwrap Supreme combo

Fast Foodie: Taco Bell's Bacon and Ranch Crunchwrap Supreme combo

A lot of people wear the word “foodie” like a badge of honor...

Round Belly Deli has the best barbecue in Maryland

Round Belly Deli has the best barbecue in Maryland

We went the last couple of weeks without eating very well at all as we covered the civil unrest in...

Shareef's Grill and House Of Wraps has a line out the door for good reason

Shareef's Grill and House Of Wraps has a line out the door for good reason

The guy across the counter yells “Salmon platter, rotisserie wings,” as he bags up...

Chef Mac serves up Cajun cuisine at the Artist's Palate food truck

Chef Mac serves up Cajun cuisine at the Artist's Palate food truck

Once the chef of the now-closed restaurant Chef Mac’s and All that Blues, Maclonza Lee has...

Maiwand Grill offers cheap, quick Afghan food as an alternative to The Helmand

Maiwand Grill offers cheap, quick Afghan food as an alternative to The Helmand

After our long period of reporting on the Karzai family for the “Exile on Charles St.”...

DIY Kitchen: Homemade bread

DIY Kitchen: Homemade bread

Anyone who knows me knows I hate baking. I love baked goods,...

DIY Kitchen: Pasta Alla Carbonara that'll impress a one-night stand

DIY Kitchen: Pasta Alla Carbonara that'll impress a one-night stand

Ah, carbonara, one of my all-time favorites. Simple yet...

DIY Kitchen: Microwave cooking tips

DIY Kitchen: Microwave cooking tips

As I was scoring my monthly RoFo chicken...

Oysters outside "R" months

Oysters outside "R" months

So how does that old chestnut about “R” months—months with an...

Juice

Juice

Over the millennia, wines have become densely interwoven with Italy's regional...

Juice

Juice

Renewed commitment to craftsmanship continues to course through the world of...

Baltimore Beer Baron: Huck's American Craft coming to Brewers Hill

Baltimore Beer Baron: Huck's American Craft coming to Brewers Hill

I'm a liquor lawyer, and that means I get to enjoy my clients as well as represent them before the...

Baltimore Beer Baron: Max's Taphouse and State Line Liquors

Baltimore Beer Baron: Max's Taphouse and State Line Liquors

Last month, just two establishments in Maryland were honored as “Top...

Baltimore Beer Baron: Is 2015 the year of the can?

Baltimore Beer Baron: Is 2015 the year of the can?

2015 might be the Year of the Can in Baltimore. Once a matter of great...

Baltimore Beer Baron: Meet the Beer Baroness of Canton

City Paper is Baltimore’s Booziest Alternative Weekly, so instead of...

Because whiskey: Cocktail Week's Balvenie Master Craft class

Because whiskey: Cocktail Week's Balvenie Master Craft class

When Ginny Lawhorn of Sticky Rice and Baltimore Style fame invited us to join the festivities of the...

Sip Kitchen and Wine Bar offers 72 bottles of wine from self-pour machines

Sip Kitchen and Wine Bar offers 72 bottles of wine from self-pour machines

Federal Hill’s newest wine bar, Sip Kitchen & Wine Bar, quietly settled in to the first...

The City that Drinks: 444 Liquors and Sports Bar, an utterly charming dive bar

The City that Drinks: 444 Liquors and Sports Bar, an utterly charming dive bar

Nestled comfortably on the main drag in Essex, among various pregnancy counseling...

Greene Turtle's tasty house beer, Shell Raiser

Greene Turtle's tasty house beer, Shell Raiser

Since City Paper is Baltimore’s Most Cynical Alternative Weekly, expectations...

In Season: Use locally grown hydroponic tomatoes to make roasted tomato mayonnaise

In Season: Use locally grown hydroponic tomatoes to make roasted tomato mayonnaise

Late snow and bitter cold have stifled progress in the fields, leaving us weeks away from field-...

In Season: Roasted Celeriac and Sweet Potato Mash

In Season: Roasted Celeriac and Sweet Potato Mash

Cooking seasonally often calls for an added measure of...

In Season: Massaged Kale Salad

In Season: Massaged Kale Salad

A healthy salad can be a welcome respite from the holiday meals, cookies, booze,...

Arugula Salad with Bresaola and Manchego

Arugula Salad with Bresaola and Manchego

In what feels like an instant, summer has passed and we find ourselves squarely...

Brokeass Gourmet: Marinated Goat Cheese

Brokeass Gourmet: Marinated Goat Cheese

I live for food TV. Ted Allen on “Chopped” is reason...

Brokeass Gourmet: Mushroom Bacon

Brokeass Gourmet: Mushroom Bacon

I was a vegetarian from early childhood until...

Brokeass Gourmet: Cherry Pepper Romesco Sauce

Brokeass Gourmet: Cherry Pepper Romesco Sauce

I resolve to cook more in 2015.

Rye whiskey is back, baby!

Rye whiskey is back, baby!

Rye whiskey is back, baby. Well, duh. You’d have to be living...

Hooch: Hot cocktails for a cold winter

Hooch: Hot cocktails for a cold winter

Are you an imbiber who believes that the...

Hooch: Expanding our gin knowledge

Hooch: Expanding our gin knowledge

Forget everything you think you know about gin. OK, maybe...

Hooch

Hooch

Looking for low-end liquor? Consider Kentucky Gentleman...

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