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Booze Crews When it comes to creative marketing, these area alcohol entrepreneurs know how to party with a purpose.

Boordy Vineyards reposes on a pastoral corner of northeast Baltimore County—barely 15 minutes beyond the Beltway but a world away in terms of bucolic charm. Rows of vines arc gracefully over the undulating lands, sweeping down to a series of trim green-and-white outbuildings clustered around a 19th-century stone barn. Visit …

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Single Malt Duo Highlandtown’s Old Line Spirits is the newest jewel in Maryland’s craft-distilling crown.

Quick, what do the Scottish Highlands and Highlandtown have in common? No, an artisanal haggis eatery hasn’t opened on East Pratt. But a single malt distillery has: Old Line Spirits, the latest addition to the state’s bourgeoning craft-distilling scene. It was launched in February within a 25,000-square-foot industrial building at …

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Clever Rabbit After honing his culinary chops at Cinghiale and Pazo, Chef Julian Marucci looks to put his personal stamp on two new restaurants.

Julian Marucci, who grew up outside of Philadelphia, worked at the Foreman Wolf restaurant group’s Charleston and then was tapped as sous chef when FW opened Cinghiale. Within a month, Marucci took over as Cinghiale’s chef, later assuming the same role at FW’s Pazo. Recently, Marucci and David Goodman, who …

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Meal Plan An ever-expanding menu of delivery options means there’s always food on the table.

I remember my mother, an avid subscriber to Woman’s Day, planning our family’s meals each week. The magazine’s suggestions for entrees and sides—spaghetti with green salad, baked chicken with potatoes and peas, beef goulash and broccoli—were accompanied by detailed shopping lists. I am a poor planner when it comes to …

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Fine Dining: The Sequel Chef Brian Boston aims to honor the Milton Inn’s classic dining tradition while making room for today’s more casual diners.

Brian Boston is celebrating 20 years as chef/owner of the Milton Inn, which in turn is marking 70 years in business. Boston started his career as a teenager at Peerce’s Plantation, attended the Culinary Institute of America and was sous chef at the Brass Elephant in the 1980s. He worked …

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