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Annapolis Restaurants Celebrate Renovations

Out with the old and in with the new seems to be the motto around town recently. A handful of Annapolis restaurants summoned their inner Chip and Joanna Gains makeover skills as they revamped their locations. Sailor Oyster Bar is no stranger to shocking their clientele and making a statement…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Galway Bay

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…

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St. Patrick’s Day Pubs in Annapolis

It’s that time of year again—when grown adults walk around in public with shamrocks painted on their faces and the streets flow with Guinness. Falling on a Saturday this year, St. Patrick’s Day is guaranteed to be a keg-full of fun. Here are three St. Patrick's Day Pubs in Annapolis to check out on…

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Oysters and Beer this St. Patrick's Day

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…

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Foodie Holiday in Annapolis

The season to eat, drink and be merry is here to distract us from “other things” and Annapolis is the place to be for foodie holiday time. Share in the tradition of Midnight Madness, three nights of high-spirited shopping and dining downtown. Main Street, Maryland Avenue and the first block of West…

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Ireland in Annapolis: Happy St. Paddy's Day!

The month of March 2017 has been officially proclaimed Irish-American Heritage month, which is music to my ears. Lots of activities and events have been created throughout the country to honor Ireland, and there’s no better place to put on a great Irish celebration than Annapolis. When I first moved…

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Bite into Annapolis History

George Washington ate in Annapolis? Yes – that’s true! In honor of Annapolis Restaurant Week (February 20-26), we’re sharing some of our favorite places to dine for history lovers. Whether the establishment itself is historic, the building has a rich history, or there is an opportunity to combine…

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DD's Drink of the Month: Galway Bay’s Egg Nog Martini

In July of this year, I had the pleasure of covering Pirate Cove’s 'Coconut Crush’ frozen cocktail for Foodie Annapolis and was personally introduced to the Galway Bay Authentic Egg Nog, created by Anne Arundel County restaurateurs Anthony Clarke and Michael Galway of Galway Bay, Brian Boru…

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Brunching Around Annapolis

Sunday Brunch seems to be climbing to the top of the list of America’s favorite dining-out meals – and brunch in Annapolis is no exception. We have a growing list of options downtown and beyond. This month, I focus on some personal favorites – most within walking distance of the city’s major…

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