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Legal Age

April, 2019

Michael Cullison A Giant Leap for Alcohol Sales Long banned in Maryland, beer and wine in grocery stores may be on the horizon News from Annapolis While vacationing in Florida this past year, it felt odd to turn down an aisle of the Winn Dixie grocery store and find displays of beer and wine for […]

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County Roads

April, 2019

Beth Hauptle YOU’LL FEEL AT HOME EXPLORING BALTIMORE COUNTY’S MUSIC STORES, BOAT-TO-TABLE RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES AND WINERIES The Island View Waterfront Cafe in Essex. » Baltimore City may be known as Charm City, but the county that shares its name has charm of its own. Spend some time in Catonsville and Dundalk, then head north […]

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BEER BLASTS FROM THE PAST

April, 2019

Sure, Maureen O’Prey admits, some people pick up her new book “for the juicy scandals, the international incidents, the family squabbles.” But she hopes they learn something: “How important breweries have always been to Maryland.” The idea to chronicle the history of beer-making in the Old Line State came after historian O’Prey returned from a […]

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Back to the Future

April, 2019

On The Road Julekha Dash Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel. » HOWARD COUNTY HAS HISTORY, OUTDOOR FUN AND AN UP CLOSE LOOK AT INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY PLANNING In Howard County, epicureans will find farm-to-table restaurants, fun breweries and distilleries. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike for miles at area parks and take the kids to a nature center. […]

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Captain Jen’s Treasure Hunt

March, 2019

Searching the Susquehanna to find a trove at Slate Every spring, geocachers from all around the state are challenged to find 10 “treasures” throughout Maryland. Cache Across Maryland (CAM) was developed by the Maryland Geocaching Society to show off Maryland’s status as America in Miniature. In mid-March, 10 caches in eight different counties were released. […]

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Brewlyweds

March, 2019

Donuts and sour beer (with edible glitter)? YES. By Megan DeMillo It seemed like a typical Saturday in Rosedale, MD except for the line of patrons down the block waiting to get into DuClaw Brewing before noon. Oh, and did I mention that they were decked out in their finest unicorn gear? When DuClaw Brewing Co & Diablo […]

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Omnibibulous

March, 2019

I am prepared to admit some merit in every alcoholic beverage ever devised by the incomparable brain of man and drink them all when occasions are suitable.” H.L. Mencken By Brennen Jensen Liquid Laws In the age of craft, can post-prohibition laws stick? April is the cruelest month. Well, so said T. S. Eliot­. But the Anglo-American poet […]

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Just Enough Food And Beer

March, 2019

Make it a Meal by Martha Thomas Kristina Sciarra Sharp loves cookbooks. She reads them cover-tocover, gleaning techniques and ideas as well as recipes. She likes David Chang’s Momofuko, and Thomas Keller’s Bouchon—which inspired the pas de choux gnocchi on the menu at Lagom in Havre de Grace. The puffy potato flour pasta is an […]

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A Drink in the Den

March, 2019

Make It A Meal Ryan Detter A COZY ANNAPOLIS RESTAURANT IS THE PERFECT SPOT TO SIP THOUGHTFULLY CRAFTED WINE To talk to Polly Pittman and Tom Croghan, the co-owners of The Vineyards at Dodon, about winemaking and the property on which it’s done, is to quickly realize the love and attention to detail the married […]

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Bourbon Comes Home to Southern Maryland

March, 2019

Brennen Jensen Old Grand Dad is an iconic bourbon brand—a venerable bestseller first distilled in 1840. And the icon on this icon is the old man himself, depicted on bottles either as a bust form or a line drawing: the distinguished patriarch of Kentucky Bourbon. But did you know that Grand Dad himself was a […]

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