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David's at Live!

Every third Tuesday of the month David’s, located just off the Live! Casino and Hotel's lobby, puts on a private selection series dinner. It entails a four-course chef crafted dinner paired around featured alcohol. This month featured Van Gogh Vodkas and it was nothing short of spectacular. Image…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Jeno's Steaks

Jeno’s Steaks (552 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard) in Severna Park is a family-owned and operated business since 1991 and happens to be one of my favorite places to grab a quality cheesesteak. Now, I know what you’re thinking: Their name sounds suspiciously similar to the Geno’s in Philadelphia. In…

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Rheas Plate of the Month: Lures Bar & Grille

This month, I had the pleasure of sampling some of the coastal cuisine found at Lures Bar & Grille (1397 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD 21032). Once you step into the building you have been successfully “lured”, and the restaurant lets you know it. The very definition of their namesake greets you…

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Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Blackwall Barn & Lodge

Courtesy of Blackwall Barn & Lodge The Blackwall Barn & Lodge (329 Gambrills Rd, Gambrills, MD 21054) is a fabulous new addition to the Blackwall Hitch chain. This month, I had the pleasure of sampling some of their delicious fares. The Blackwall Hitch chain has three locations (Annapolis…

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Rhea’s Plate of the Month: Old Stein Inn

Oktoberfest season is upon us and one of the best places to celebrate is the Old Stein Inn. We took the quick twenty-minute trip to Edgewater and got right into the spirit of things in Old Stein's biergarten (beer garden). Think traditional German beer hall with a few modern touches. It’s a big…

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New Dining Spot at Hilton Garden Inn Kitchen

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of stopping by one of Annapolis’ newest additions to the food scene, the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Annapolis’ (174 West Street) Kitchen on West St. . Upon arriving I was welcomed by Lindsay Kahler, Sales Manager, and a lobby that was the spirit of Annapolis…

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Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

One of the reasons I enjoy being such an avid foodie is because of the pictures. Food pictures! Everyone must see what I am eating! Yes, I am that person that will halt all proceedings just to capture the perfect shot of whatever I’m about to devour. Behind every foodie is a patient friend, family…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Skipper's Pier

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 made the quick…

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Rhea's Favorite Spring Spots Around Annapolis

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…

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