Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Evelyn’s

By: Rhea Torreon

West Annapolis is a cozy little part of town that has been up-and-coming with fresh new places like Evelyn’s, who opened their doors this past March. They’re a laid-back little joint offering tasty breakfast, brunch, and lunch options with all the friendly comfort of your very own mother’s kitchen. Not only is the food and […]

August 15, 2017


Take A Trip to Crabtown

By: Mary Lou Baker

Maryland blue crabs are sweeter and meatier than _____________.  Fill in the blank and start your research with a visit to one of the best crab houses in and around Annapolis.  If you are a visitor without a car and need transportation to one of them, consider the water taxi at the City Dock, an […]

August 02, 2017


Wine and Dinner Cruises on the Chesapeake

By: Mary Lou Baker

July can be steamy or dreamy – hot on land but much cooler on the water.  Watermark Cruises and the Schooner Woodwind offers a range of options for getting out on the scenic Severn River or the majestic Chesapeake Bay. These well- established local companies provide unique adventures of varying durations – from on-demand water […]

July 18, 2017


Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Main & Market

By: Rhea Torreon

Main & Market – formerly known as Main Ingredient – is a cozy off-the-beaten-path cafe that’s been dishing up gourmet comfort food for over twenty-five years. They’ve become one of the area’s go-to spots for brunch and dessert, but be sure to check out their eclectic and extensive dinner offerings, which have something delectable for […]

July 10, 2017


Pirate’s Cove and Big Mary’s Dock Bar

By: Natalie Spong

Galesville is an idyllic slice of heaven just 15 minutes south of Annapolis on the lovely West River. When you feel the need to just get away from traffic and the rush of daily life, a trip to Big Mary’s Dock Bar or Pirate’s Cove may be just the respite you need. Each time I […]

July 07, 2017


A Bivalve to Call your Own

By: Darin Gilliam

Blackwall Hitch (400 Sixth St.) in the Annapolis neighborhood of Eastport has quickly become one of my favorite places to eat and drink in downtown Annapolis. With one of the best rooftops in town, Blackwall Hitch excels in fresh food, fresh ingredients and an amazing beer, cocktail, and wine list to pair your food with. On […]

June 22, 2017


Happy Hour at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

By: Natalie Spong

Anne Arundel County – fortunately for those of us who live here – has no shortage of restaurants and bars along its many rivers, creeks, and The Bay itself. Carrol’s Creek Café (410 Severn Ave. in Eastport) provides one of the most expansive views of the water and landmarks of city of Annapolis. Directly beside […]

June 20, 2017


Dining and Docking Options in South County

By: Mary Lou Baker

Okay – ready for a little adventure?  Once you have discovered Annapolis and enjoyed its restaurants, bars, architecture, art galleries, and the Naval Academy Visitors Center, we suggest you get out of town! We invite you to discover the picturesque towns south of Annapolis (Southern Anne Arundel County, or South County to locals), a bucolic […]

June 19, 2017


Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Dock Street’s Summer Specials

By: Rhea Torreon

Dock Street Bar & Grill has been one of the staple watering holes in the downtown area for almost 12 years. Not only does the menu reflect the true spirit of Annapolis, serving up the best crab cakes and beers you can find, even the building is imbued with real historical Annapolis charm. Way back in […]

May 31, 2017


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