Author Archives: Julekha

About Julekha

I'm a Maryland (sub) urbanite who loves food, art and travel.

New chefs and menu on deck at the Boathouse, Pazo and B&O

Winter is a time of rebirth and renewal, making it an ideal season for restaurants to revamp their menus. Or something like that. It’s also a good time to ditch the low-carb diet to savor some comfort foods. Leave your … Continue reading

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The Milton Inn debuts new lounge and small plates menu

The Milton Inn in Sparks added a new casual lounge and small plates menu this month to the Northern Baltimore County restaurant. A total of 26 dishes are on the menu, including blackened catfish étouffée, French onion soup, clams casino … Continue reading

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Here’s a look at the latest bar trend: Cocktails on tap

There was a time when drinking a cocktail to meant imbibing something sickly sweet and/or girly (like a Cosmo) or far too much alcohol than my 5-foot-one-inch frame can withstand. So I stuck with my fume blancs, malbecs and cabernets. Well … Continue reading

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Here’s your guide to new Howard County restaurants

Indian, Peruvian and Italian cuisine are among the new offerings in Howard County’s dining scene. I spoke with the staff of Ananda, an Indian restaurant in Fulton’s Maple Lawn; Seasons 52, a chain at the Mall in Columbia where everything is … Continue reading

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French fry shop opening in Federal Hill

Federal Hill residents will get new munchies to chew on after their bar crawls once a French fry shop moves into their neighborhood. The Local Fry will move into 21 E. Cross St. sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, co-owner Kevin Irish … Continue reading

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Ware House 518 opens in Mount Vernon

The restaurant formerly known as Creme Restaurant and Lounge has reopened as Ware House 518 in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Owner Ezra Tilaye’s new name pays homage to Baltimore’s industrial past as well as the spot’s own legacy as the site … Continue reading

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Goodwill is opening Ellicott City store Oct. 9

Thrift shopping alert. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake is opening its Ellicott City store today, its third in Howard County and 29th overall. The new store is located at 10164 Baltimore National Pike, aka Route 40. It’s actually right next … Continue reading

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