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4 Crab Houses Not to Miss this Summer

Sweet and salty, with a high umami appeal, Maryland blue crabs are in a class by themselves. Their season begins in April and runs through November, with their weight and breadth increasing the longer they stay in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. June is when the season gets up and running…

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Summertime Crabs in Annapolis

“Summer afternoon…to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James (1843-1916) We all have lingering memories of sweet summer afternoons spent with siblings at the local swimming hole or neighborhood pool…sipping icy tea with our grandmother on her…

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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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Take A Trip to Crabtown

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 Uber…

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Rockfish Rocks

When people think of summertime Maryland seafood, crabs are usually the first thing that pop (or claw) their way to mind. That makes sense – blue crabs have been synonymous with the Chesapeake Bay for centuries. But crabs aren’t the only great-tasting food that comes out of the Bay during the lazy…

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Where to Find True Blue Crab Cakes

Steve Vilnit, the seafood marketing genius at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, is an innovative cheerleader for the Maryland blue crab. Credit Vilnit for initiating the True Blue program, providing restaurants that use the native crustacean with logos to post on their windows. So, if…

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Dinner + Boat = Dinner by Boat

You have a hunger in your belly. You’re out with friends. You’re on a boat somewhere on the Chesapeake Bay. Everything is pointing to your next big adventure: Dinner by boat. Wondering where to dock and dine along the shores of the Chesapeake near Annapolis? There are plenty of great options if…

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