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

Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Flamant

By: Rhea Torreon

Right away you can tell Flamant is the kind of restaurant that fosters an atmosphere of fun. Adirondack chairs circle a fire pit right out front of the building – and that’s no accident. It’s an invitation. It’s a casual reminder to take time to relax. It’s symbolic for the finer things in life: to […]

February 23, 2018

Leslie’s Happy Hour: Harvest Wood Grill & Tap

By: Leslie Howard-Goddard

When going downtown for a nice hump-day treat, it’s easy to default to one of the many Main Street bars. But if you look just a little bit harder, you might find yourself on nearby but slightly less obvious Market Space, where a line of historic store fronts and awnings greets you with that classic […]

February 12, 2018

Six Valentine’s Day Meals for Under $160

By: Foodie Annapolis

Annapolis has it all – beauty, romance, and great eats! We searched the streets and found six amazing prix fixe menus to help you celebrate this Valentine’s Day with that special someone. PLUS – you won’t break the bank account! What more could you ask for? Luna Blu (36 West St) Indulge in an authentic Italian four-course […]

February 08, 2018

Rams Head Tavern Releases New Menu

By: Foodie Annapolis

You may know the Rams Head name for their intimate On Stage music venue – ranked the best under-500 seats in the country – that hosts incredible live performances on a nightly basis. Maybe it’s the 100-plus beers being poured from around the world. But have you had the chance to try their food? Rams Head […]

February 07, 2018

Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen

By: Rhea Torreon

There are just oh so many reasons to go to Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen and Wine Bar in Annapolis’ Art & Entertainment District. It’s invitingly cozy with all the comfort food (read: pasta, pasta, pasta!) you could want during the cold winter months. Alternatively, there’s the beautiful, outdoor dining plaza with a breezy, European feel for the […]

February 06, 2018

Time for Dinner and Romance

By: Mary Lou Baker

“Stop trying to make everybody happy.  You’re not tequila.” This quip, currently making the rounds on the internet, struck my funny bone.  It came across my computer screen as I began writing this February blog – a month marked with Valentine’s Day, when everyone from first graders to perennials sends cards, orders flowers, and maybe […]

February 01, 2018

Vin 909: Come for the Food, Stay for the Atmosphere

By: Leslie Howard-Goddard

If you’re searching for the perfect balance of refined dining and casual ambience this winter, look no further than Eastport’s Vin 909 Winecafé, nestled in a neighborhood just across the bridge from Downtown Annapolis. Named after the restaurant’s street number, and the French word for “wine”, Vin appropriately boasts about eighty wines to choose from […]

January 29, 2018