Denise Whiting

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Iconic Cafe Hon Makes Changes After Being Featured On ‘Kitchen Nightmares’

A Baltimore “Hon-troversy” heats up in Hampden. The embattled Cafe Hon restaurant gets national attention as a kitchen nightmare.



‘Kitchen Nightmares’ Takes On Baltimore’s Cafe Hon

Gordon Ramsay of “Kitchen Nightmares” gathered the staff at Cafe Hon to tell owner Denise Whiting what they really think of her. Gordon and Whiting stopped by Mix 106.5 to conduct an interview for the station.


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Baltimore Gets Its ‘Hon’ Back

The word “hon” no longer belongs to Denise Whiting. She did away with the trademark to save her business.



Honfest Is This Weekend, But Some Are Boycotting

Honfest takes over Hampden this weekend, but not without some controversy. Debate over festival rules and trademarking continues.


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Debate Over ‘Hon’ Trademark Heats Up Again

The outrage continues after the owner of Hampden’s Cafe Hon copyrights the word “hon.” She says she did it for business reasons.


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The Newly Trademarked ‘Hon’ Sparks Protest

“Hey Hon” is a Baltimore term of endearment, and now the subject of a protest.