| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Clayton Miller has been named the new executive chef at Wit & Wisdom, A Michael Mina Tavern. He takes over from Benjamin Lambert, whose services were no longer needed at Mina's restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.
There are some impressive...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Old Bay is painting Baltimore blue and gold. The indispensable seafood spice blend is being celebrated with the Summer of Baytriotism, a season-long celebration of the Baltimore-born shelf staple and the iconic tin can its shaken from.
A visual highlight...
| Jun 23, 2012
Hardly anything at Pabu grabs you by the lapels.
The last and latest restaurant to open at the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, Pabu calls itself an "izakaya," the Japanese name for a drinking establishment that serves food. The izakaya craze has landed...
| Jul 12, 2012
As the former executive chef of the Ritz-Carlton Dining Room and Seasons, Kevin Hickey knows fine dining. He also knows when the writing is on the wall.
"We saw the dining trend going much more casual," says Allium executive chef Hickey. "We saw the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Any time is a good time for a deal. But it feels especially nice in winter. Here are a few offers for travel in some of the coldest — and sweetest — months of the year.
Maryland The Tilghman Island Inn, on (you guessed it) Tilghman Island, is...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit.
"In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
| Sep 27, 2012
Can a four-star meal begin with fried smelts and end with a Butterfinger bar? My last dinner at Sixteen says yes.
These are uncertain times for four-star dining in Chicago. Since last September, four previous top-rated restaurants have closed up shop...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Get those taste buds and appointment books ready.
Starting Sunday, locals will have one week to enjoy the best bang for their restaurant buck as OC Restaurant Week rolls back into town.
This year 100 restaurants from throughout the county will...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:18 PM
How about Italian for dinner? What if it’s prepared by a chef from the heart of Italy?
Executive chef Maurizio Ferrarese has worked with Four Seasons Hotels around the globe since 2000. In 2010 he brought his expertise to Quattro Four Seasons in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:10 AM
PABU has recently introduced 'Satori,' a tasting menu designed specifically to give diners a foothold into the restaurant's izakaya-style dining.
"With such an extensive menu, we really wanted to offer first-time visitors an easy way to taste signature...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:39 PM
It's easy to mistake the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago's new seventh-floor lobby for a gallery. The off-white walls act like a canvas to pieces such as a woman's torso made entirely of coins; a large, stark-blue homage to French artist Yves Klein's "IKB 191"...