Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Wolf, Foreman Set To Open Cinghiale

IN THE NEWS: The Baltimore Sun's Elizabeth Large reviews Annapolis' Sam's on the Waterfront (2020 Chesapeake Harbour Drive East, Annapolis, MD) and previews Cindy Wolf and Tony Foreman's latest venture, a Northern Italian restaurant called Cinghiale (pronounced ching-GYAH-lay), set to open soon across Lancaster Street from their signature establishment, Charleston. The couple's Charleston Group also owns Pazo, a Mediterranean restaurant at the edge of Fells Point, and the French restaurant Petit Louis in Roland Park. Cinghiale, which Foreman says will open in September - barring "unforeseen events," will be a combination of an enoteca, a place to drink wine, and an osteria, or tavern. ... Large also blogs a list of "The 10 restaurants you probably don't know about ... yet", including The Bistro (31 S Arlington Ave.). ... Karen Nitkin gives three stars in reviewing Reter's Crab House and Grille (509 Main St., Reisterstown, MD). baltimoresun.com ... Southern Living magazine's August 2007 edition features Annapolis, Md., and mentions restaurants Metropolitan, Kyma, Jimmy Cantler's Riverside Inn, Lewnes' Steakhouse, Severn Inn, and Caroline's Cakes. www.southernliving.com ... Investors in Full Moon Bar-B-Q's first and only out-of-state location have voluntarily dismissed their complaint against the Birmingham, Ala.-based restaurant's owners, brothers Joseph A. Maluff and David M. Maluff and their company Maluff Foods LLC, the Birmingham Business Journal reports. The group of investors had filed a complaint against the Maluffs in U.S. District Court in Maryland in June. The complaint accused the brothers of fraudulent activity involving Ray Lewis' Full Moon Bar-B-Q in Baltimore, which included the Baltimore Ravens football star Ray Lewis and the Maluffs as investors. ... Fresh City, a "fast-casual" restaurant that serves salads, burritos and stir fry dishes, has plans to open 10 to 15 restaurants in the Baltimore area in the next 12 years, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. The Needham, Mass.-based chain, which has 17 locations in New England and New Jersey, signed a franchise agreement with Capitol Fresh LLC to build the restaurants. ... City Paper's Richard Gorelick reviews Ryleigh's Oyster Bar (32-36 E. Cross St., Federal Hill, Baltimore). citypaper.com ... BlackCoffeeAndADonut.blogspot.com visits Pazza Luna, Penn Street Tavern, and Bo Brooks.

Compiled by Pat Embry, WhereTheLocalsEat.com

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