Bourbon Heritage Month September is Bourbon Heritage Month! As a bourbon drinker, this is an exciting month for me! In recent years, I’ve enjoyed getting to know more about the drinks I enjoy – their history, how their made and the best ways to drink them. Annapolis has become a great town for a great […]
September 08, 2016
Since its opening in October 2009, Level has excelled at both seasonal, farm-to-table food and cocktail creation. With its ever-changing menu, it has become one of my personal favorite restaurants and bars in Annapolis. Outside of Level, owners the Fox Brothers (yes, they really are brothers) have definitely created a name for themselves with the […]
August 04, 2016
In Maryland, crabs plus beer plus a deck bar equals “Summer.” And in northern Anne Arundel County, Mike’s Crab House North excels at Summer. Mike’s North (1402 Colony Rd, Pasadena, MD) is located at a marina on Rock Creek, where arriving guests are treated to the expansive views of the creek as well as the […]
August 03, 2016
As I type this, I am sitting in the shaded bar attached to Pirates Cove Restaurant. A wonderful meal, sunshine, friendly staff and a flight of cocktails that scream Summer! Life ain’t that bad! General Manager Richard Whelan is our bartender today. He is kind, extremely helpful and knows his cocktails. He prepares for us […]
July 07, 2016
Location: Iron Rooster, City Dock Iron Rooster has become an Annapolis favorite since it opened in October of 2014. Located in the heart of Downtown Annapolis, with views of the City Dock, it serves as a perfect spot for all-day breakfast. Aside from their stellar homemade pop-tarts, their drinks menu is a perfect compliment to […]
May 01, 2016
This month we introduce a new feature to the site: DD’s Drink of the Month. Annapolis-based professional graphic designer and cocktail connoisseur Darin Gilliam will traipse about town sipping drinks for sheer enjoyment—and to share her insights with fellow cocktail lovers. In her inaugural blog, she reviews a new twist on an old classic.
March 28, 2016
Springtime is just gorgeous in Annapolis, as the town starts to wake up from its long winter’s nap, with sails unfurling, people hanging out near the water and flowers blooming in baskets and beds all over town. Those colorful flowers make me think of just one thing: rosé. The pink wine, not the flower. Over […]
March 15, 2016
The third Thursday of November marks the release of the 2015 Nouveau Beaujolais. Reserve November 19 on your calendar to celebrate in style with French-trained Chef Carro Oldham at Grapes Wine Bar of Annapolis.
November 18, 2015