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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

Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week 4/17/2014
There are two parts to Parts & Labor, Amy and Spike Gjerde's new Remington project - a retail butcher shop and a restaurant. The butcher shop opened today, and the restaurant is scheduled to open on April 24.

The Baltimore Sun's 50 best restaurants 4/16/2014
This Sunday's Sun Magazine is devoted to dining, and the magazine's centerpiece is our list of Baltimore's 50 Best Restaurants.

Chef changes at the Lord Baltimore Hotel 4/17/2014
Michael Carstens is the new executive chef for the Lord Baltimore Hotel.

Tooloulou headed from Lauraville to Belvedere Square 4/11/2014
Cajun eatery will open in main market building later this spring Tooloulou is moving from Lauraville to Belvedere Square.

Angelo's pizza closes in Hampden 4/10/2014
Angelo's pizza shop has closed in Hampden.