Local Places

Local restaurant brings Basque flavor to Baltimore

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chaz Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Ben Lefenfeld’s love for cooking began as a child, when he would prepare breakfast for his family before school. Today, he owns his own restaurant. Lefenfeld, 37, is the executive chef and co-owner of La Cuchara, a Basque region inspired restaurant [...]

Quiet Waters Park’s quiet solitude

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Contributor For many, a perfect day spent outside might require a scenic stroll through cradling greenery, where silence is only interrupted by birds chirping all around, or perhaps drifting down a river by canoe. A beautiful 346 acres of natural bliss, Quiet [...]

At the Flying Dog, it’s more than just the beer

November 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

By Kristen Maloney Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer  The smell of pellet hops and barley permeates every room on the tour as the group moves deeper into the rich history of the Flying Dog Brewery. “Our story is one for the books,” said Jim Caruso, the pub’s CEO. “Most people come here [...]