Friday, March 07, 2014
Who da thunk it? There are wine and food pairings, beer and food pairings, cocktails and food pairing and now we have ice cream and food pairings. For one night only, the ever so creative hand-crafted ice cream emporium The Charmery is creating five unique ice creams to be paired with Chef Opie Crook’s cuisine at Shoo-Fly Diner. It is one night only, Monday March 10 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Don’t hesitate to bring the kids, there is a 3 course menu designed just for them that include and ice cream sundae bar.
Read the full story and get all the details HERE.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
It wasn’t quite the Oscars, there were no fashion police picking out the “worse” or “best” dress nominees but what this award ceremony highlighted were those in the Maryland hotel and lodging family for jobs well done. Nominees and industry professionals converged on the Grand Historic Venue for not only a trade show but their awards to those who personified all that is positive in the hotel and lodging industry.
Five (5) hotels and fourteen (13) Individuals were recognized for excellence at the Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association's 25th Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Program. The 2014 award categories and award winners are:
Find out the winners HERE.
Friday, February 28, 2014
They’re back, they’re back – PABU Izakaya is back after emergency repairs to the interior. PABU’s reopening party, as with all their events, are fun and done with panache. PABU invites the public to join the re-opening party celebration on Friday, March 7th – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
At the reopening event, guests will enjoy music from local DJ Jay Gray, savor new menu items and explore PABU’s extensive beverage options. The event will offer guests the first taste of PABU’s new spring cocktails, in addition to a full beverage menu, a sake station and various specials. Cost per person is $30 (excludes tax & gratuity) Cash bar.
Get all the details and watch the video HERE.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
What to fix for your Oscars party whether a large soiree to an intimate dinner. If you are anything like me, you want to make the menu cohesive with the nominated movies –it is a great way to be creative, try new recipes and show off your culinary savvy.
The nine Oscar nominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards are diverse as they come from New Jersey in the early 80’s to Somalia’s Gulf of Aden and up, up and away into space. Whether you are fixing a whole meal or noshes for your Oscar Party, I have pulled together a collection of recipes that reflect the Oscars’ Best Picture nominees.
Read the full story and get the recipes HERE.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
If you have ever had the joy of visiting New Orleans you always remember the food from Gumbo to Po-Boys, Jambalaya to Muffletas, Beignets to Shrimp Creole and more! Spark you food memories with this Sunday, March 2nd Fells Point’s Fat Tuesday cooking challenge as ten restaurants present their best version of New Orleans cuisine in a fork-to-fork competition.
Get all the details, watch the video and slideshow HERE.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The popularity of Restaurant Weeks continues to grow – we are in the midst of Anne Arundel’s Annapolis Restaurant Week now – Monday, February 24th to Sunday, March 2nd. Well that leaves out numerous restaurants in other parts of Anne Arundel County. Anne Arundel’s West County Chamber of Commerce has initiated their own Restaurant Week which will kick off where Annapolis leaves off – Monday, March 3rd to Sunday, March 9th.
Check out the slideshow and full story HERE.