501 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD
Richard Gorelick
My Role

I am the restaurant critic for the Baltimore Sun. I contribute the a weekly restaurant review to the Sunday paper as well as a Wednesday column named "Table Talk" that recounts openings, closings, chef-moves, and other news related to the Baltimore area dining scene. I also maintain the Baltimore Diner blog.
My Biography

I joined the Baltimore Sun staff in September 2010. Prior to that I contributed restaurant reviews and occasional other cultural stories to the Sun and the Baltimore City Paper, as well as other regional publications. I am a native of Baltimore County, where I attended Pikesville Senior High School. I studied creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
My Interests

I love movies and swear by Powell & Pressburger, Max Ophuls, Eric Rohmer, and Caol Reed. I am devoted to the Mary Tyler Moore Show. This is the best job I've ever had.
My Recent Articles

Over lease dispute, Nacho Mama's says it might leave Canton 10/8/2015
Amid a lease fight with their landlord, the owners of Nacho Mama's are threatening to leave the neighborhood the restaurant helped revitalize — and have created a social-media campaign to solicit suggestions on where the Canton stalwart should head next. "Our lease is coming up & people are asking...

McDonald's officially begins all-day breakfast 10/5/2015
Come Tuesday, red-blooded Americans will be able to buy McDonald's breakfast throughout the day and night. You want pancakes for dinner? Done. Afternoon Egg McMuffin? Nothing can stop you now. While all-day breakfast was available early in some locations, its long-awaited official rollout nationwide...

Sixth annual Farm to Chef culinary competition to be held Monday night 10/2/2015
Chefs and local farmers will team to create culinary dishes Monday at the B&O Railroad Museum for the sixth annual Farm to Chef Maryland culinary competition. Thirty Maryland chefs from restaurants such as Woodberry Kitchen, Jokers 'n Thieves and Copper Kitchen will pair with farms such as Buppert’s...

Ravens' Brandon Williams to serve coffee Monday at Dunkin' Donuts 10/2/2015
Celebrate Baltimore's Thursday win against the Steelers with Ravens starting defensive lineman Brandon Williams this Monday at  Dunkin’ Donuts at McHenry Row. Williams will work behind the counter and serve coffee to customers as part of a Ravens pep rally event featuring Ravens mascot Poe and Dunkin'...

Four Baltimore establishments on OpenTable list of nation's best vegetarian restaurants 10/1/2015
In case you missed the bulletin, Oct. 1 is World Vegetarian Day and October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. The folks at OpenTable noticed. The online reservation service has issued its list of "52 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America," based, according to the press release, on the "opinions...