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  • "Your brand becomes known by your lowest common denominator. If a bad bottling gets to market, people won't give you a second chance."

    A stiff wind scruffs up the audio, and there's some telltale jumpiness of video shot with a smartphone, but Drew Baker's video blog from December 2009 is oddly captivating. "I'm currently sitting on the roof of my parents' house in Westminster, Maryland,"...
  • Drinking Disasters

    Most of us have lived through drinking disasters. Sometimes it's the drinks themselves that survive catastrophe. The Titanic was infamously launched in 1912 with an inadequate supply of lifeboats-and without a traditional christening of Champagne...
  • Maryland gives tax breaks to lots of businesses, not just Kevin Spacey's

    As Governor MARTIN O'Malley prepares to sign controversial legislation handing out a total of about 15 million dollars to a successful subscription TV show, City Paper wanted to know: Who and what else do we deem worth of paying less taxes than mere...
  • Juice

    Juice
    Over the millennia, wines have become densely interwoven with Italy's regional cuisines. For Italians, arguably more than other people, wine and food are inextricable, and both constitute integral parts of life. Italian wine, food, and spirit all promise...
  • HAMPDEN/REMINGTON

    HAMPDEN/REMINGTON
    13.5 Wine Bar 1117 W. 36th St., (410) 889-1064,13.5winebar.com $$, D, Out, 10 p.m. Yes, the star of this bar is the wine list, and man, it is a helluva wine list. But the gourmet snacks, pizzas, and entrees make for nice pairings. Alchemy 1011 W....
  • Best Cheap Good Wine

    3700 Gough St., dipasquales.com, (410) 276-6787 Even if you just ate before you came to Di Pasquale's, you'll want lunch when you walk in-the smell is near irresistible. Overcome your olfactory urges and navigate to the wine section, where the small...
  • Also featuring: 2012 Top Twelve Wines

    1. The Fork and Wrench (2322 Boston St., [443] 759-9360, theforkandwrench.com) The huge corner rowhouse on Boston Street that was once the Good Love, and more recently Pur Lounge, took a long time for the owners of F&W to finally get right, but get it...
  • Casual Foreman Wolf spot a welcome addition to Roland Park

    Johnny's (4800 Roland Ave., [410] 773-0777, johnnysdownstairs.com) is what Roland Park has been craving: a jolt of espresso in the morning to wash down a densely flavored but diminutive pastry; a juicy burger and milkshake, or soothing glass of wine at...
  • Liv2Eat skips the shortcuts

    Liv2Eat (1444 Light St., [443]449-7129, liv2eat.com) opened last November without much buzzy fanfare, which is a bit surprising considering its Twitter-friendly moniker. It may be that the restaurant's condensed name actually does the place a disservice....
  • The grape may never attain the cachet of cabernet sauvignon or pinot noir, but zin lovers enjoy celebrating quirkiness.

    Zinfandel devotees have the slightly off-kilter mindsets of perennial underdogs. Perhaps that's because their favorite grape, long considered an American original, has now been genetically identified with Italy's primitivo and a Croatian variety whose...
  • Tony Foreman dishes on his favorite places to eat and slams D.C. dining

    No one has had a bigger impact on Baltimore dining than restaurateurs Tony Foreman and partner (and ex-wife) Cindy Wolf. The Foreman-Wolf team currently have five restaurants in Baltimore-Petit Louis, Charleston, Pazo, Cinghiale, and the latest, opening...
  • A year and a chef change later, Inner Harbor East restaurant and wine bar remains one of Baltimore's best

    Vino Rosina 507 S. Exeter St., (410) 528-8600, vinorosina.com More at weekly.citypaper.com It’s been just over a year since I reviewed Vino Rosina, Jim Lancaster’s glittering wine bar and restaurant in the Bagby Building and recipient of...