| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Elaine Pelc....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:45 PM
It was excellent that readers could see that experts say smoothies and fruit drinks could sabotage their healthy diets ("Debate swirls over juicing," Sept. 5). Doctors have known this for years.
I've told hundreds of patients that I have a pound of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Robin Quivers was making all the news Monday morning while Howard Stern played sidekick, a role reversal that gave way to Quivers' discussion about her long-time battle with cancer.
Quivers underwent surgery last year to remove a large mass in her...
| Oct 17, 2013
3329 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-281-7300
This local institution warmed up its ovens in the 1920s and still is charming locals with its doughnuts, which range from cinnamon-sugar to sour cream to old-fashioned glazed.
3159 N. Southport...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The government shutdown has furloughed federal employees, who’ve been left to figure out how to survive on no paycheck. (Thankfully, there are some good Samaritans out there.)
It’s hurt the economy around D.C., where restaurants and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Chipotle will include all of its Baltimore-area locations in its East Coast test-market for Sofritas, the company's new vegan option.
The test starts on Oct. 21.
Chipotle began testing Sofritas, which it describes as "a shredded tofu braised with...
| Oct 13, 2013
We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
| Oct 9, 2013
Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
"I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:02 AM
It wasn't exactly a chilly day for a bowl of chili, as the entries in Abell's annual chili cookoff Oct. 6 added a little spice and heat to an already hot afternoon.
"It's usually in colder weather," said Jenny Harbold, one of about 20 neighbors who...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Readers are rather philosophical about the Moutza of the Month.
And today is the day that we award the coveted moutza for September.
"John, moutza everyone," writes Mary Zazula Monarch. "All of us. At one time or another we have probably done some...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance.
After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:32 PM
After reading the title of this column you are probably thinking one of two things, “Well, it’s about time she came to her senses. Hopefully she will convince others to go vegan,” or “Has she lost her mind? Now she’s going to...