Posts Tagged ‘baltimore’

Next Up at Rogue 24: Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. According to the Baltimore Sun, Spike Gjerde of Charm City's acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen begins a five-night stint on Jan. 24, standing in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Gjerde is the third chef so […]

Screw You Super Bowl, the Championships Are Where It’s At

The NFL playoffs are coming, if you haven’t noticed. Three weekends of football are all we have left before the biggest Sunday night party of the year sends us back to the office Monday morning in a stupor. I’ve never loved Super Bowl parties. The game mercifully starts at 6:30 p.m., but somehow the event […]

Goldberg’s New York Bagels Coming to Silver Spring

The Goldberg's New York Bagels set to open in Silver Spring is not the same Goldberg's New York Bagels that wins all the awards in Baltimore. Well, it kinda is — and kinda isn't. Allow me to explain. The Goldberg's in Baltimore — you know, the one that's won best bagel in Charm City numerous […]

DC’s a Great Beer City, Chapter 2

Yesterdays' Chapter 1 post was the first jab in a multi-tome rebuttal to the simplistic argument that DC is a wine town, not a beer town. Washington residents' easy access to an ever-growing amount of great craft beer in neighborhood stores and bars was astutely pointed out. The Lagerheads are up. Here's Chapter 2. There's […]

D.C.’s a Great Beer City, Chapter 1

Call me simple, but to me Baltimore means beer, seafood, The Wire, and a place to "weekend" for folks who ordinarily can't afford to use "weekend" as a verb. Their aquarium more or less blew my 5-year-old mind some years ago, dethroning Chuck E. Cheese's title as The Best Trip Ever. My cooler friends say […]