What you Missed at this Year’s Naptown BarBAYq

By: Sinead Harold

Once a year during May, the Anne Arundel Fairgrounds hosts a great foodie event. For those of you out there that love barbeque, this was the event for you.  The 2017 Naptown barBAYq took place on Saturday, May 6th, and did not disappoint. The location in Crownsville, only a couple of miles outside of Annapolis, […]

May 10, 2017


Local Favorites: Longstanding Annapolis Restaurants

By: Mary Lou Baker

Statistics show that most restaurants in the United States have a pitifully short lifespan. Ninety percent close their doors just a year after they opened, and the life expectancy for most of the survivors averages five years. A famous exception to this rule is the White Horse Tavern in Newport, Rhode Island, open since 1673 […]

May 08, 2017


Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Crab Hash

By: Rhea Torreon

Ever since Iron Rooster opened their doors in downtown Annapolis roughly two and half years ago, they’ve been “makin’ bacon” and serving breakfast all day, much to the delight of locals and tourists alike. They currently have three locations (Annapolis, Canton, and Hunt Valley) with another site set to open in Federal Hill on July […]

April 30, 2017


Dining Around City Dock

By: Mary Lou Baker

Find yourself enjoying the nautical vibes at the Annapolis dock and wondering where to nosh in a restaurant-rich area of town?  Whether you want breakfast, lunch, dinner or deli take-out, the options are many.  This month we focus on some of the lesser known places around the City Dock where you will find a variety […]

April 04, 2017


Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Chorizo Scotch Egg

By: Rhea Torreon

As you stroll up Main Street you might not see it: a small sign in the shape of a fox’s head hanging surreptitiously – the way a fox sign should – in front of two inconspicuous glass doors. Open these doors and you are led down a flight of stairs where another fox head, this […]

March 31, 2017


Happy Hour at the Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern

By: Natalie Spong

Although the Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern is a relatively new bar and restaurant, it has already established itself as somewhat of a neighborhood bar with many loyal patrons. This was evident on a recent Thursday Happy Hour when I entered to a crowded bar filled with lively conversations and greetings. It seemed there were a number […]

March 30, 2017


Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Bouillabaisse

By: Rhea Torreon

Tucked away in a cozy little corner of the Clock Tower Plaza is one of Annapolis’ best kept secrets: Grapes Wine Bar of Annapolis. This gem of a wine bar might elude your notice while driving back and forth on Forest Drive, but if you’re a connoisseur of gastronomical delights, it’s definitely one restaurant you […]

March 07, 2017


Savor the Flavors of Annapolis this March

By: Foodie Annapolis

With spring just around the corner comes the beginning of outdoor dining season, and there’s much to look forward to this March surrounding the world of food in Annapolis. It’s even Maryland Wine Month! Take a browse through this quick rundown of food-related things happening throughout Annapolis this month. Maryland Wine Month March of 2017 is […]

March 03, 2017


Happy Hour at Harry Browne’s

By: Natalie Spong

According to Harry Browne’s website, “Harry Browne’s has catered to local politicians and seven Governors and is a favorite with local lobbyists.” Being located directly across from the State House at 61 State Circle, this is no surprise. Perhaps this is why up until now, I never considered this a place I would go for Happy […]

February 27, 2017


Annapolis Restaurant Week: A Foodie’s Paradise

By: Sinead Harold

It’s that time of year again here in Annapolis when foodies get the chance to indulge in a great annual food event known as Annapolis Restaurant Week. Beginning this week from Monday, February 20th through Sunday, 26th, over 40 Restaurants participate in the event, offering fixed price menus across the city. The deals on offer […]

February 21, 2017