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Jeremy’s Drink of the Month: The Regalo Verde at Tsunami

Josh Swisher is a man of the people. In describing his role at Tsunami (51 West Street), he tells me “when someone’s at the bar, I can be their bartender, yeah, but I’m also a little bit therapist, babysitter, [and] financial advisor.” It’s that extra tender loving care that makes the staff at Tsunami so […]

April 26, 2018

Jeremy’s Drink of the Month: Barrel-Aged Classics at Prime Rib

If you’re at all like me, it’s a treat to show up at a bar to be greeted by a bartender you can trust to know more than you about cocktails. Cocktail lists can be unfamiliar to say the least, ever-changing with what’s fashionable. Last week, in fact, I saw a cocktail list advertising a […]

March 22, 2018

A Discussion about Beer with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot

As the argument for fewer limits on Maryland’s craft brewers remains a hot topic, I decided to sit down with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to discuss his strong support of these local distilleries. During our discussion, Comptroller Franchot stresses the importance of craft breweries to the state’s economy and the Chesapeake Bay. What better place […]

March 21, 2018

Drink Local: 3 Great Bars to Get Your Local Craft Beer Fix this FeBREWary

February is Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, or FeBREWary, so this month I’ll be taking you on a little tour of some of my favorite local craft beer joints in downtown Annapolis. Going on a beer tour in Annapolis is special. Some of these bars are cavernous, hundreds-of-years old places, the kind that have seen generations […]

February 22, 2018

Jeremy’s Drink of the Month: The Smoking Kiss at Dry 85

This month on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, I am giddy. In full disclosure, Dry 85 on Main Street is one of my favorite bars in the whole world. I can’t quite describe why, but perhaps it has something to do with their highly curated bourbon list. No, that’s not it… maybe it’s the top-notch […]

January 25, 2018

Jeremy’s Drink of the Month: The Stagger Lee at Vivo

Happy holidays, everyone. For this month’s drink of the month, we sat down with Jamaal Green, bar manager at Vivo and Grillfire restaurant in The Hotel at Arundel Preserve to try his mad scientist reinvention of the classic Christmas drink: The Stagger Lee. But first, how do we know that it’s almost Christmas? There are […]

December 20, 2017

Jeremy’s Drink of the Month: Oyster Shooters at Middleton Tavern

For the next few months, my wife Maca and I will be taking over Drink of the Month while the fabulous DD takes a well-deserved break. We couldn’t be more excited to highlight the very best libations in Annapolis, and this month we’ll be waxing poetic on Middleton’s Famous Shooters at Middleton Tavern. We came […]

October 31, 2017