What’s Cooking in Annapolis?

Exciting things are cooking in Annapolis this year. Here are a few of the restaurants we’ve welcomed so far and some on the horizon for 2017-2018. New in 2017 Evelyn’s Place Evelyn’s Place is located in the old Regina’s location of West Annapolis. Specializing in breakfast, brunch, and lunch this neighborhood restaurant will be serving…

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…