Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chef Jeremiah Langhorne begins his Mid-Atlantic reclamation project tonight with the launch of the Dabney

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Chef Jeremiah Langhorne begins his Mid-Atlantic reclamation project tonight with the launch of the Dabney

The Dabney, one of the most ambitious restaurants in recently memory, will open tonight in Blagden Alley, officially marking the D.C. debut of former McCrady’s chef de cuisine Jeremiah Langhorne. Dedicated wholly to the flora, fauna and fermented products of the Mid-Atlantic, the Dabney was more than a year in the making as Langhorne worked […]

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DC Coast is closing, while its former sibling Ten Penh is poised for a revival

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

DC Coast is closing, while its former sibling Ten Penh is poised for a revival

After almost two decades as a dining stalwart at 14th and K streets NW, DC Coast will close its doors at the end of the year. The seafood-centric restaurant opened in 1998 as the foundation for Passion Food Hospitality, owned by partners David Wizenberg, Gus DiMillo and chef Jeff Tunks. Over the years, the group has […]

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RA Sushi unveils new menu items for summer

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

RA Sushi has unveiled four new menu items and three new drinks as part of its summer menu.

The new menu items, which were unveiled this month, include plenty of summer-friendly ingredients, such as lobster, strawberries and kiwi.

Food items include tuna guacamole, watermelon shrimp salad, wasabi…


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Tasty Tuesday: Free McDonald’s, Chipotle; $10 off at Bonefish Grill

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

If you’re hungry, you’ve come to the right place for free eats, treats and dining deals.

Applebee’s: Half priced appetizers in the bar during happy hour.

Bonefish Grill: $10 off an entree with a coupon; expires Aug. 24.

Chipotle: Free $10 entree with by playing “Friend or Faux?” game; expires Aug….


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Baltimore Barfly’s Tour launches tonight

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

See the sights along the harbor while sipping on historical drinks this evening during the Baltimore Barfly’s History Tour.

Laurie Forster, a local wine sommelier and author, will talk the drinking habits of Edgar Allen Poe, Babe Ruth and Francis Scott Key, while guiding participants along a 90-minute…


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Blue Moon Cafe owner appears on NBC’s ‘Food Fighters’

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Chef Sarah Simington thinks that Baltimore is a hotbed for America’s top food stars.

She lists Bryan Voltaggio (“Top Chef”), Duff Goldman (“Ace of Cakes”) and most recently Rodney Henry (“Food Network Star” Season 9 finalist) as evidence.

“Baltimore breeds personality,” said the owner of the popular…


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Beer-pairing dinner at The Brewer’s Art

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

The Brewer’s Art will offer a three-course beer pairing dinner for $35 on Tuesday nights through the end of September.

I got to glance at a sample menu, and boy does it look tasty.

The first course is a choice of heirloom tomato gazpacho, compressed watermelon or butter lettuce salad. The second…


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Fork & Cork Dinner Series begins Tuesday at Wit & Wisdom

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Chefs Bryan Voltaggio, Zack Mills and Chris Becker will combine efforts for new dinner series that begins Tuesday.

The Fork & Cork Dinner Series will be an opportunity for city chefs and sommeliers to display their talents. It will also be an opportunity for foodies to get an up-close experience…


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Social Expressions Summer Soiree tonight at AVAM

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Chef’s Expression has joined with Sticky Rice for an all-inclusive night of food and cocktails to benefit animal adoptions.   Social Expressions Summer Soiree will take place from 6:30 to 9 tonight at the American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway.   Tickets are $40 per person or two for $70….

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‘House of Cards’ star Robin Wright visits Aldo’s

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

She walked in quietly, alone and just like any other patron.

But employees at Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano quickly realized that the woman ordering takeout Thursday night was none other than actress Robin Wright.

The “House of Cards” star ordered a Caesar salad and a half order of the popular carbonara.


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Everyman Theatre to offer tasting series matching libations with plays

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Of all the gin joints in the world…

Everyman Theatre, which made sure there was a bar in the lobby when it opened its new venue on W. Fayette Street a couple of years ago, plans to do even more to boost spirits during the 2015-2016 season. 

A new, three-night series called Taste of Everyman offers…


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Picnic Le Blanc set for Saturday at Center Plaza

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Break out your bright whites Saturday for Picnic Le Blanc, a dinner party concept the Lord Baltimore Hotel and its restaurant, The French Kitchen, will host in Center Plaza.

Based on Diner en Blanc, which started in Paris more than 25 years ago, the concept involves guests who dress completely…


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‘A Gathering of Chefs’ takes place Sept. 3

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

Chefs from Maggie’s Farm, Gypsy Queen Cafe, Parts & Labor, Bistro Lunchbox, Corner Pantry and Herb & Soul will join together Sept. 3 for a six-course wine-paired dinner to benefit Meals on Wheels.

“A Gathering of Chefs” will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at a secret location that will…


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Ruth’s Chris Steak House set to open in Odenton next spring

Source: Baltimore Sun -- Baltimore Diner Blog

A new Ruth’s Chris Steak House will open in Odenton at the end of spring 2016, according to its owner, Steve de Castro.

“We hope to open late spring,” he said. “Maybe May is what we’re hoping for.”

The restaurant will operate within a 8,600-square-foot space at 1110 Town Center Blvd., said de Castro,…


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