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January 18, 2011

Your Weekend Dining PLUS/the spam and I

Thank you for bearing with me and the spam, which is really so annoying.

I actually bought a little notebook thing so I could perform some of that spam maintenance, and even whip off the occasional post, when I'm away from the office. But i haven't managed to get it up and running.

I admit to have been in a bit of a posting slump since coming back from my vacation, but I'm back now, and ready to have some fun.

I'm working this morning on a Top 10 Tuesday post on the best menu items on Baltimore Restaurant Week menus.

While I'm doing that, please let us know if you made it out this weekend. Did anyone check out  Baltimore County's Restaurant Week, which started last Friday? (Remember, Howard County's winter promotion starts tonight.) We've rounded up a lot of winter-promotion information here.

Share, too, any ideas you have for reinvigorating this blog, whether it has to do with my management of it or the difficulties you have in posting and reading comments. And I'll have Ricky Gervais prepare my response.


Posted by Richard Gorelick at 10:30 AM | | Comments (6)


I come to this blog to read the interesting things that Richard Gorelick writes. The comments are usually a bore. Its easy to just ignore the advertisements. I wouldn't spend too much time worrying about that. Keep up the good work!

We tried The Melting Pot for the first time, thinking we were getting a deal. Ugh. One of the more unsuccessful RW meals we've ever had.

We visited Blue Hill Tavern for the first time this weekend and were shocked at our experience. My husband was served a wine purported to be one of his favorites only to find out in actuality the bar had been out of that particular wine for two weeks. No apologies were made for the fraud and to add insult to injury, we were billed for the wine he ordered but did not receive. The restaurant manager did not even bother to come to the table to apologize. We'll be sure to let the winery know of the fraud. Diners beware!!

Richard, dear, are you starting to talk to yourself?

And whatever "Richard" may say, some of us most definitely do come here for the comments!

We weren't there to eat, but a friend and I were at Alewife on Friday for happy hour and the menu looked amazing. I also saw the Kobe Beef Hot Dog come out of the kitchen and almost fainted. I'm hoping to make it there ASAP for dinner.

Get new tech guys. Spam is still taking over the blog.

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You are reading the archives. For updated blog posts about the Maryland food scene, see Richard Gorelick's new Baltimore Diner blog.
Richard Gorelick was appointed The Baltimore Sun's restaurant critic in September 2010. Before joining the paper staff fulltime, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. Along the way, he dispatched for short-distance trucking companies, shilled for cultural non-profits, and assisted in cognitive neurology research – never the subject, always the control.

He takes restaurants seriously but not himself, and his favorite restaurant is the one you love, too.

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