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Forget the Fireworks

July, 2018

In Maryland, the Fourth of July is all about the food By Andrew Michael Woods  Maryland’s Fourth of July celebrations are best experienced through the fog rising from mountains of crabs caked in Old Bay and the charred scent of meats and vegetables rolling from grills across the region. Cold beer and hot food define […]

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Gertrude’s Spirit

June, 2018

MISCellaneous Distillery launches a rye nod to the family matriarch Dan McNeill, who runs Mount Airy’s MISCellaneous Distillery with partner Meg MacWhirter, says his maternal grandmother was a bit of a pistol. “She was known to drink whiskey and smoke cigars at family functions,” he recalls. “She was dainty and polite, but she also had […]

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Something Epoch

June, 2018

Baltimore Whiskey Company releases its new Epoch Rye (We’re pretty sure these guys are loving all the wordplay) We stopped at the Blue Pit BBQ in Woodberry the other night to try some of Baltimore Whiskey Company’s Epoch Rye–the first rye to be distilled in Baltimore City in 75 years. That sounds pretty epic. The […]

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Dine Under the Stars

June, 2018

Picture yourself Living in Marthaland If you crave a sunset meal in an idyllic country setting, here are some suggestions. Ah, those photo spreads in Martha Stewart – a rustic wooden table set up under a tree; black-eyed Susans and Queen Anne’s lace in canning jars; an eclectic collection of wood and caned chairs dragged […]

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Driven to Drink

May, 2018

Marylanders are as proud of their beer as they are of their crabs, and the rapid expansion of craft brewing is proof. In 2016, according to the Bureau of Revenue Estimates the state’s craft brewing industry had an overall economic impact of more than $637 million while creating more than 6,500 jobs. So much beer […]

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A Chef for All Seasons

May, 2018

Kerry Dunnington’s passion for home cooking and entertaining shines on every page of her new cookbook. The Seasonal Kitchen is the most recent offering from Artichoke Publishers, the company she started in 2014. The Baltimore-based personal chef, caterer and food writer encourages home cooks to source local produce in season and support local farmers whenever […]

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A Flight Before Flying

May, 2018

Whether they’re coming, going or just passing through, travelers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) can now quaff local Maryland brews from Frederick’s Flying Dog Brewery and nosh on local beef from Monkton-based Roseda Black Angus Farm. The addition of these two familiar local brands is part of an overall effort on the part […]

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Crushing on Wine Cans

May, 2018

Old Westminster Winery Millennials are drinking more wine than any other age group. According to USA Today, young adults aged 21 to 38 consume nearly half of all wine sold in the U.S. Wine, says Ashli Johnson, “has a sense of time and place and authenticity.” And younger adults, says Johnson, one of the three […]

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Do Try This at Home

May, 2018

Chad Gauss, chef and owner of Baltimore’s The Food Market, is spilling his secrets. He wants you to have access to the time-tried and popular recipes of his The Food Market (Hampden) and La Food Marketa (Pikesville). And he’s also sharing his experiences running kitchens and delivering hospitality–along with a few other life lessons. Photo:  […]

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Shipping News – Getting wine to your doorstep can a complicated process

May, 2018

News from Annapolis By Michael Cullison When vacationing wine lovers stumble on something they love, it stands to reason they would want to enjoy a bottle at home. But it isn’t so easy for Marylanders to walk into a local wine shop and ask for the juice they’ve sampled in the Finger Lakes or Napa. […]

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