Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Looking to spice up your food with some Ravens pride? Check out these two recipes from the Classic Catering People.
Everyone knows you can’t enjoy a good game without some good food. With the Baltimore Ravens one game away from the Superbowl, why not cook up some Ravens-themed food complete with Ravens colors? Chef Jonathan Lindenauer at The Classic Catering People in Owings Mills recommends cooking up An Unkindness of Wings and The Black and Purple Burger to get pumped for Sunday’s game. Editor's note: A group of Ravens is called an 'unkindness.' Ingredients Directions Serves: 8 people Ingredients Directions Enjoy!
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Baltimore County Liquor Board approved a liquor license transfer for the new restaurant.
Two brothers with Baltimore restaurant experience will open a new steak and seafood restaurant in the next several months at Towson Circle. In a Monday hearing, the Baltimore County Liquor Board approved a transfer request for Oyster Bay Grille. The new restaurant is owned by brothers Nick and John Daskalakis, who worked together at The Bee Hive on Lexington Street in downtown Baltimore in the 1970s and 1980s. "All the politicians ate there, breakfast and lunch," said Nick Daskalakis, a Towson resident. His brother John lives in Boca Raton, FL. Nick Daskalakis said Oyster Bay will be ready in "at least three months" after $600,000 in renovations to the site of the former Vin, which closed several years ago. The new restaurant will employ …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Here's a taste of what's happening around town this weekend.
Friday The Orioles continue a four-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Game times are 7:05 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1:35 p.m. on Sunday. It's Baltimore County Restaurant Week! Read up on participating eateries. Feet on the Street has Mambo Combo on Allegheny Avenue. The Baltimore Museum of Industry hosts The Gathering. Pick your dinner from more than a dozen area food trucks and enter a chance to win a visit from your favorite food truck to your home or office. Check out motorcycle racing at the Timonium Fairgrounds. Saturday It's the cat's meow: visit the cat show at the Timonium Fairgounds on Saturday and Sunday. Towson University's football team hosts a free fan day, including photos, autographs and an open scrimmage. At …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The promotion features 38 restaurants and begins Friday.
Baltimore County is rolling out the white tablecloth for this year's summer restaurant week. County officials and business leaders marked the start of the week-plus affair with an opening event at Towson. The event at Cafe Troia featured samples from that restaurant and five other participating eateries: Barrett's Grill in Hunt Valley, Basta Pasta in Timonium, Island View Waterfront Cafe in Essex, The Milton Inn in Sparks and Towson Tavern. This year's summer restaurant week runs from this Friday, Aug. 10 to Aug. 19 and includes specials ranging from $10.12 to $35.12 at 38 Baltimore County eateries. The restaurant weeks began in 2010 as the brainchild of Milton Inn chef Brian Boston and are modeled off successful programs in Baltimore City…
Monday, August 6, 2012
Pending a liquor board hearing, a new restaurant called Oyster Bay Grille may open in Towson.
A new restaurant is one step closer to a storefront at Towson Circle—a sign posted on a window on the south side of the entertainment complex advertises an upcoming liquor board hearing. According to the Baltimore County liquor board docket, a hearing is scheduled Aug. 13 for the restaurant, called Oyster Bay Grille in the docket. The applicants are named as a John and Nicholas Daskalakis. Attempts to reach either Daskalakis by phone were unsuccessful. Nancy Hafford, executive director for the Towson Chamber of Commerce, said she doesn't know much about the new restaurant or its prospective owners. However, she said it would take the space vacated by Vin, which closed several years ago and was located on the back end of the building, near …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Voting continues in Readers' Choice.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The Goucher Boulevard location is the chain's third in the Baltimore area.
The new Towson location for the Corner Bakery Cafe will open Aug. 6, the chain announced Monday. The first 100 customers when the restaurant opens at 6 a.m. next Monday will receive a travel mug and free refills on coffee for a year. The opening week will also feature a drawing for a year of free panini sandwiches, according to a company press release. The Towson location at 823 Goucher Boulevard is the third for the fast-casual Corner Bakery chain. It also has cafes in Pikesville and the Inner Harbor. “Corner Bakery Cafe has been well received in the Baltimore market and we’re confident that will be the case with our newest cafe in Towson,” Mike Hislop, the chain's CEO, said in a press release. “The mid-Atlantic has been one of our …
Friday, July 20, 2012
The annual summer restaurant week is next month.
Baltimore County is set to kick off its summer restaurant week next month with an event at Cafe Troia in Towson. The restaurant week runs from Aug. 10 to 19, with prix fixe menus available ranging from $10.12 to $35.12. Countywide, 40 restaurants are taking part in the promotion, including six right in the heart in Towson: Check out the restaurant week website for details. Have you been to the restaurants on the list? Visit their Patch listings and leave a review, or read what other patrons have to say before you go. Related (on Lutherville-Timonium Patch): Baltimore County Restaurant Week Returns: Summer Edition
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The annual promotion starts next month.
Towson's own Cafe Troia will host an event early next month to mark the start of Baltimore County's summer restaurant week, county officials announced. The kickoff, emceed by Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott, will be held at the restaurant on Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. Several participating restaurants will be there with samples. A total of 36 Baltimore County restaurants are participating in the restaurant week promotion, which runs from Aug. 10 through 19. Prix fixe menu options will be available at prices ranging from $10.12 to $35.12. Check out a list of participating restaurants.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Mike Pyne launched a Maui Wowi smoothie stand in April.
As the Baltimore area goes through another white-hot July, one Towson man is thinking cool thoughts. Mike Pyne, a Glendale resident and Rodgers Forge native, runs a Maui Wowi smoothie stand that's become a mainstay of the Towson Farmers Market. Pyne's is one of only a few Maui Wowi franchisees in Maryland—most in the U.S. are retail locations, but all the ones in the state are stands like Pyne's. You'll find Pyne's colorful stand not just at the market, but at fairs, festivals and private events around the Towson area. Pyne had just gotten out of the pit beef business earlier this year. He found Maui Wowi on an entrepreneurship website and said he was attracted by "the quality of the product and the ease of making it compared to a 14-hour …