Annapolis Hurricane Challenge

While Hurricane Hermine may not be visiting Annapolis, that did not stop us from having a little fun with an Annapolis Hurricane Cocktail challenge.  We asked some of our favorite local mixologist to create their interpretation of what an Annapolis Hurricane would be. Traditionally a Hurricane cocktail consists of both light and dark rum, grenadine,…

Dinner at Vida Taco Bar

I recently joined several other local food writers at Vida Taco Bar to indulge in craft margaritas, culinary conversation, and a tasting of Vida’s new menu. I started the evening with the Bang Bang, a bright green drink packed with the freshness of cucumber and the slight heat of a jalapeno. Afterwards, I moved to the…

11th Annual GumboFest Winners

Friends of The Lighthouse Shelter, gumbo lovers, and 11 culinary teams gathered at the Annapolis Double Tree Hotel on Sunday for the 11th Annual GumboFest. The event benefits The Annapolis Lighthouse Shelter and their B.E.S.T program. Competitors utilized the Cajun holy trinity and their secret recipes to create a Gumbo that would win over the taste…

Restaurants Coming to Annapolis in 2016

Annapolis is expanding and so are our local dining options. This is a brief overview highlighting some of the restaurants coming to Annapolis in 2016. Harvest Wood Grill & Tap Room will be replacing Factors Row in January. Chef Keith Long is driving the re-branding, new menu concept, and interior upgrades. (Now Open) Pit Boys on Forest Drive – This…

Sandy Pony Donuts Opens in Annapolis

There is a new donut in town and its called Sandy Pony! Annapolis natives Brea Reeves and Ben Wang have been running a successful food truck in Chincoteague Virginia called Sandy Pony Donuts. Having created a faithful fan base in Virginia they decided to return home to Annapolis, team up with their business partner Travis…