Maryland’s Favorite Dishes

By: Mary Lou Baker

The late Anthony Bourdain, former media personality and chef, once made a startling confession in an interview with People Magazine. The fearless consumer of insects and other intimidating delicacies says that upon returning from one of his worldwide culinary treasure hunts, he often indulges in his favorite comfort-meal:  Popeye’s spicy fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, […]

June 07, 2018


Rhea’s Pick of the Month: Skipper’s Pier

By: Rhea Torreon

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never […]

June 05, 2018


Leslie’s Happy Hour: Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge

By: Leslie Howard-Goddard

If you’ve been in Annapolis for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard of West Street. Spanning from Church Circle in the heart of downtown all the way to Parole, West Street is the most direct route from one side of Annapolis to the other. It’s a hive of shops, arts and culture (it’s home […]

May 21, 2018


Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots

By: Foodie Annapolis

Mother’s Day only comes around once a year. So, do something special! Celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day with a delicious meal at a great restaurant. If you haven’t booked your reservations yet, check out our list of Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots for mom below! Brio Tuscan Grille Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, […]

May 10, 2018


Perfect Eastport Eateries for May

By: Mary Lou Baker

Apologies for the alliterative headline, but ‘tis true: May is the official opening of a season marked by celebrations.  Think graduations, weddings, parties, proms, beach days, boat races – the list goes on.  Annapolis at this time of year is party central, with visitors coming from everywhere for Commissioning Week at the United States Naval […]


Leslie’s Happy Hour: Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar

By: Leslie Howard-Goddard

I’m not a big shopper, but I love food and always find myself wandering into the food court of any mall I’m in. But you know what a food court doesn’t have? That’s right: happy hour. The Arundel Mills shopping center in Hanover recently added Maryland’s first Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar to its dining […]

April 25, 2018


Rhea’s Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

By: Rhea Torreon

Although it hasn’t exactly felt like it, spring has arrived! If you haven’t broken out of your cocoon of cabin fever yet, it’s time to get back out to some of the local eateries that help make Annapolis great. In need of inspiration? Look no further! Follow me to some of my favorite spring spots […]

April 20, 2018


Where to Eat During the 2018 Spring Sailboat Show

By: Mary Lou Baker

It’s the eighth year for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, a popular in-water extravaganza that attracts sailors and their families to our picturesque harbor in the heart of downtown.  The April 20-22 event occupies every inch of the parking lot as well as Ego Alley, so named because on weekends fancy boats share the water […]

April 17, 2018


Rhea’s Pick of the Month: Galway Bay

By: Rhea Torreon

Galway Bay has long been a beloved spot in the downtown area for its Irish fare and hospitality. They have cultivated a one-of-a-kind vibe that started over twenty years ago and continues to grow with every shot of Jameson, pint of Guinness, and plate of Fish and Chips. A chilly winter day was the perfect […]

March 13, 2018


Oysters and Beer this St. Patrick’s Day

By: Mary Lou Baker

Annapolis has a number of  Irish bars perfect for oysters and beer, welcoming everyone to enjoy themselves most anytime – but especially on the seventeenth of March.  Our town’s celebration of St. Patrick’s Day ranks up there with Savannah as the place to be on a day when being happy is contagious and celebration begins […]

March 05, 2018