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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

A round-up of this year's local interest food and dining books 12/17/2014
Here are some of the local-interest cookbooks that got our attention this year. Consider them for holiday giving, or as a gift to yourself.

For Sunday's farmers' market finale, a Spike Gjerde demo 12/16/2014
The 37th season of the Baltimore Farmer's Market & Bazaar is Sunday, from 7 a.m. to noon, approximately. The last day is always a nice one for strolling around and saying farewell to your favorite vendors.

Nepal House and Ryleigh's Oyster set for Mount Vernon openings 12/12/2014
Nepal House will open Sunday in the Mount Vernon space that housed the Indian restaurant Mughal Garden. The new restaurant is owned by Prem Raja Mahat, who has managed, operated and owned various restaurants featuring other cuisines of Indian, Nepalese and other regions of South Asia.

Birroteca owner to take over American Visionary Art Museum space 12/12/2014
The owner of Birroteca will take over the restaurant space at the American Visionary Art Museum, which has been closed since the June departure of Mr. Rain's Fun House.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining in Baltimore 12/16/2014
Christmas Day dining in Baltimore remains quiet, and our list of openings remains mostly static from year to year.