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7 Easter Brunch/Dinner Specials To Take Home This Year

Holidays typically bring families and friends together, but self-distancing has caused us to rethink our Easter celebrations. Luckily, several restaurants in the Annapolis area are open and willing to give their customers a special meal this holiday weekend. Bunny cake from Sweet Hearts Patisserie…

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Celebrate Self-Love: a Quick Checklist

February is a great month to take a “time out” and be good to yourself. Whether your status is married, dating or single a little me time alone or with long lost friends can set you right. Below is a short list of wonderful things you can plan today to do for your mind, soul and body. Feel free to…

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Meet Your Neighbors: Squire Frederick Taylor

Happy 2019! Our New Year’s resolution here at Annapolis Discovered is to bring our community even closer together. To help, we’re launching a new feature called Meet Your Neighbors. We all have people we see around town and interact with from time to time—business owners, favorite wait staff or…

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Where to Eat During the 2018 Spring Sailboat Show

It’s the eighth year for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, a popular in-water extravaganza that attracts sailors and their families to our picturesque harbor in the heart of downtown. The April 20-22 event occupies every inch of the parking lot as well as Ego Alley, so named because on weekends fancy…

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Time for Dinner and Romance

“Stop trying to make everybody happy. You’re not tequila.” This quip, currently making the rounds on the internet, struck my funny bone. It came across my computer screen as I began writing this February blog – a month marked with Valentine’s Day, when everyone from first graders to perennials…

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Thanksgiving in Annapolis

November marks the beginning of the holiday season in towns and cities across the nation. Every year, more and more Annapolis restaurants are offering Thanksgiving feasts all across town. The catch? Reservations fill up quickly, so be sure to call or book online. Here's a short list of beloved spots…

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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Pescatrice alla Puttanesca

The word osteria translates to “an Italian restaurant, typically a simple or inexpensive one” (oxforddictionary.com). However, it would be a mistake to take this translation too literally when it comes to Osteria 177 on Main Street. Osteria 177 offers all the enchantments of a gourmet Italian…

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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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Romantic Restaurants in Annapolis for Every Couple

Valentine’s Day turns our thoughts to heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, red roses—and a romantic dinner with our significant other. Aware that the choice of a restaurant for such an occasion is influenced by age as well as wallet, we’ve come up with a variety of ideas on Annapolis restaurants…

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