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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Regalo Verde at Tsunami

Josh Swisher is a man of the people. In describing his role at Tsunami (51 West Street), he tells me “when someone’s at the bar, I can be their bartender, yeah, but I’m also a little bit therapist, babysitter, [and] financial advisor.” It’s that extra tender loving care that makes the staff at…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen

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…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Smoking Kiss at Dry 85

This month on Jeremy’s Drink of the Month, I am giddy. In full disclosure, Dry 85 on Main Street is one of my favorite bars in the whole world. I can’t quite describe why, but perhaps it has something to do with their highly curated bourbon list. No, that’s not it… maybe it’s the top-notch craft…

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Jeremy's Drink of the Month: The Stagger Lee at Vivo

Happy holidays, everyone. For this month’s drink of the month, we sat down with Jamaal Green, bar manager at Vivo and Grillfire restaurant in The Hotel at Arundel Preserve to try his mad scientist reinvention of the classic Christmas drink: The Stagger Lee. But first, how do we know that it’s…

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Happy Hour at The Chart House

Take the water taxi, walk over from Eastport, drive from downtown Annapolis or out of town, but you will want to put a visit to the Chart House on your upcoming agenda. If you have been there before, you will be reminded why every visit there feels like a special occasion. If it’s your first time…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Level

Local. Sustainable. Small plates. These words are practically synonymous with Level, a restaurant that has been redefining what it means to eat out in Annapolis since 2009. Not only do they bring a wealth of locally-sourced food from all over Maryland right to your table, their space fosters a…

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Pirate’s Cove and Big Mary’s Dock Bar

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 visit Galesville, I am…

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Happy Hour at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

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…

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