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Happy Hour at Harry Browne's

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…

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Savor the Flavor of Annapolis this February

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but that’s not all that’s happening in Annapolis this February. It’s also FeBREWary – a celebration of Maryland brews and breweries all across the state. Pair this with a wine and cheese tasting at Great Frogs Winery, along with a romantic menu specially…

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DD's Drink of the Month: Cocktails and Ales at BAROAK

BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom is a Belgian inspired restaurant with an American twist located inside the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Executive Chef Teddy Folkman puts an emphasis on mussels, mayo-based sauces and, of course, frites to bring the taste of Belgium to downtown Annapolis. According to the BAROAK…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Saba Mackerel Crudo

Sailor Oyster Bar is a spectacular new addition to the Annapolis food scene. They opened their doors this past August and have been bringing an ever-changing variety of some of the freshest oysters around – over 81 types as of my visit! This oyster bar is so fresh you won’t even find a freezer or…

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Lures Bar and Grille: the Perfect Place to Unwind

Entrance “Drink Good Beer” is the motto on T shirts worn by staff at Lures, and if that is your penchant, head to Crownsville for some very good beer indeed. One of my top three bar/restaurants in the greater Annapolis area, Lures—and even just the thought of it—makes me smile. Lures is on my…

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Annapolis Cocktail Trails

Annapolis has become a great location for both cocktails and food. Offering a little bit of everything, this historic town dishes up eclectic dining options, a thriving music scene, master mixologists and cozy pubs. As a native Annapolitan, avid cocktail enthusiast, and local foodie, I couldn’t help…

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8 Ways to Savor Annapolis this September

Bourbon Heritage Month September is Bourbon Heritage Month! As a bourbon drinker, this is an exciting month for me! In recent years, I've enjoyed getting to know more about the drinks I enjoy - their history, how their made and the best ways to drink them. Annapolis has become a great town for a…

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Crabs, Beer and a Water View—Woo Hoo!

In Maryland, crabs plus beer plus a deck bar equals “Summer.” And in northern Anne Arundel County, Mike’s Crab House North excels at Summer. Mike’s North (1402 Colony Rd, Pasadena, MD) is located at a marina on Rock Creek, where arriving guests are treated to the expansive views of the creek as well…

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