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Richard Gorelick
Critic
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

Local Pie closes in Towson 7/1/2015
Local Pie , the 30-seat pizzeria from former Iggies owners Lisa Heckman and Peter Wood, has closed.

Fourth of July dining in Baltimore 6/29/2015
Check out our roundup of Fourth of July dinners, picnics and parties. Some restaurants located near fireworks displays are offering special prix-fixe dinners, and a few attractions are throwing family-friendly parties.

Grilling expert Steven Raichlen has a new show 6/26/2015
Steven Raichlen, the James Beard Award-winning author of the best-selling "Barbecue Bible" cookbooks and host of the TV cooking series "Primal Grill" and "Barbecue University," has turned his attention to smoking.

Charlie Gjerde to take over old McCabe's spot in Hampden 6/24/2015
Charlie Gjerde, the co-owner of Alexander's Tavern and Papi's Tacos in Fells Point, will take over the old McCabe's spot in Hampden.

Encantada opens July 1 at the American Visionary Art Museum 6/23/2015
Encantada, the new restaurant from Birroteca owner Robbin Haas, will open July 1 at the American Visionary Art Museum.