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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

Victoria Gastro Pub owners plan a second Howard County restaurant 3/26/2015
The Marriner family opened their popular Columbia destination Victoria Gastro Pub in the late fall of 2007.

Serial and Johns Chop-kins at Guy Fieri's BBQ spot 3/25/2015
OK, they're not really on the menu. But someone, who didn't want to be named, has put together a brilliant version of what he imagines would/could/should be on the menu at Guy Fieri's new "Guy’s Bar-B-Que Joint" at the Baltimore Marketplace in Horseshoe Casino.

Wolf and Gjerde are James Beard finalists, again 3/24/2015
Baltimore chefs have been nominated frequently for the James Beard award, but none has taken home one of the coveted culinary awards, which the New York City-based James Beard Foundation has been giving out since 1991.

Camden Yards expanding vegan options 3/24/2015
Buy me some gluten-free falafel and coconuts ...

La Famiglia to close at the Broadview apartments 3/23/2015
La Famiglia, an Italian restaurant in the Broadview apartment building, will close in two weeks. The news of the closing was posted late last week on the restaurant’s Facebook page, and regular customers were informed in an email from the restaurant’s owner Dino Zeytinoglu.