Category: Restaurant Reviews

Journey to the Water’s Edge—Talbot County and Tilghman Island, Maryland

This spring, plan your escape to Michener’s Chesapeake with a weekend in Talbot County, Maryland. One iconic town in this gorgeous county is my personal favorite, Tilghman Island, Maryland on the pristine shores of the Choptank River. Tilghman Island is a scenic 20 minute drive from St. Michaels, and remains a true working waterman’s village with excellent fishing…

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Has Richmond, Virginia become the Beer Capital of the MidAtlantic?

The MidAtlantic has a plethora of award winning craft breweries. Small towns and large cities in the region are enjoying the growth of boutique beer manufacturers, and these brewers are catering to an enthusiastic population of beer connoisseurs. While each community has its favorites, it’s hard to dispute Richmond’s increasing superiority in the craft beer…

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Fall Getaways to the Outer Banks

  If you’re craving another trip full of sunshine and water sports, consider a trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. With pristine beaches and fascinating national parks, it’s the place to eat the freshest seafood, climb to the top of a historic lighthouse, and learn about the first manned flight in America. A…

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Rise: Ellicott City; one year after the flood, and it’s better than ever

One of my favorite day trips has always been shopping in historic Ellicott City, in Howard County, Maryland. Last year, a terrible flood roared through the historic downtown, taking lives and destroying businesses. It looked impossible to recover, but if you’ve ever met anyone from Ellicott City you’d know that couldn’t be true. This community came together…

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Top Kid Friendly Restaurants in Bethesda

These Restaurants Welcome Your Kid!    What makes a restaurant “family friendly”? A a tell-tale sign that the restaurant will serve smaller, less expensive kid-friendly meals. Secondly, check the noise level–are conversations lively enough that your crabby kid won’t attract glares from customers? Another sign—lighting–kids and the dark aren’t as ideal as say, eating on…

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