BAROAK raises a glass to First Responders
Local Author BOOK RELEASE and Early Bird Discount
Lifestyle Coach Lisa Consiglio Ryan’s new book Go Clean, Sexy You won’t hit area stores until Nov. 17th, but you can pre-order it now for $14.99 at Amazon.com, a savings of almost $10 off the list price. Go Clean, Sexy You includes more than 100 recipes and advice on easy eating habits that don’t require the hassle of counting calories and fat grams. Consiglio-Ryan’s goal is to make eating clean convenient and accessible with recipes that are delicious and packed with nutritional benefits.
Five Course Wine Dinner @BWH
- Tuesday, September 29th
- Cost: $100 per person
Blackwall Hitch invites you to take part in an unforgettable evening of fine dining and exemplary wines with award-winning Chef Zachary Pope.
Chef Pope will offer a five-course meal, each course paired with a complementary wine. “This is a multi-faceted dining experience,” said Chef Pope. “As guests enjoy their meal, I talk about my inspiration for the menu and answer questions.”
The menu for the evening includes Seared Scallops, Fire Roasted Flounder with Lobster Orzo ‘Macaroni & Cheese’, and for dessert: Fresh Figs with Petit Spice Cake, Candied Walnuts and Zabaglione Sauce
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 410.263.3454.
Taste of South County
- Thursday, October 1st
- Londontown Historic and Gardens
- Cost: $35 each, includes a free drink ticket
Join the Southern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce as they showcase local restaurants, caterers, breweries and wineries. So far area favorites like Skippers Pier, Pirates Cove, Happy Harbor, Wagon Wheel, Broadneck Grill, South County Café, Creative Cuisine and Killarney House are on the menu, with others still to join. Thanksgiving Farm Wine and Scorpion Brewery craft beer will supply the pours.
Eastport Kitchen in the Eastport Shopping Plaza in Annapolis is up and running. The café dishes out homemade breakfast sandwiches, meats roasted in-house, burgers, fresh-cut fries, soups, salads, sides, and sweet stuff too. The shop is easing into their new digs. Beer and wine will be coming soon.
In the meantime, they are open Monday-Friday 7:30AM-3:00PM, Saturday 8AM-4PM and Sunday 8AM-3PM.
Eastport Kitchen: 923 Chesapeake Avenue 410-990-0000
Stacey and Jim Heywood are steps away from opening their juice bar on the corner of Melvin and Annapolis Streets in the former Annapolis Gourmet location. “We should have a much clearer vision of our opening date by the end of this week”, Stacey told me. “Everything is contingent on inspections & contractors staying to schedule”! We are so excited to see Annapolis Street regain its former status as The Place To Be in Annapolis.
Rutabaga: 114 Annapolis Street, West Annapolis. 410-267-0261
Located on the corner of Giddings and Annapolis Street, in the former Regina’s location, Evelyn’s Eatery is expected to serve breakfast and lunch items with healthy options. The owners are awaiting installation of new electrical systems and of course inspections. These sorts of things seem to move slowly around these parts….The goal is to open this fall.
September 2nd the city Liquor Control Board heard and approved permits for Flamant, an upscale European eatery planned for the former Giant Peach location on Annapolis Street, also in West Annapolis. If all goes as planned, the kitchen will be in the center of the restaurant, with patrons sitting surrounding the kitchen (50 total seats). Owners say they are committed to farm-to-table cuisine and plan to hire local and buy local. Owners said they plan to close on the property in mid-October, start construction in December, and pick up their liquor license on April 1. Their goal would be to open soon after.
Sandy Pony Donuts
You all know how I love donuts, so you can imagine my excitement at this news: Annapolis will soon have a new sweet shop, devoted entirely to donuts. Although they don’t have an exact opening yet, Sandy Pony Donuts does have a menu (DONUTS! BUBBLE TEA!) and a location. Already famous in Chincoteague for tender fried cake donuts frosted with all sorts of creative toppings, Sandy Pony will be located in Parole Towne Center next door to Jimmy Johns. Steve Wallwork, manager of the sandwich shop, said “we are very excited to have [Sandy Pony] as a neighbor! You can count on us to be a major contributor to their bottom line and they will contribute to our bottoms!!!”
6th Annual Farm to Chef Competition
- Monday, October 5th
- The B&O Railroad Museum, 601 Pratt Street, Baltimore
- Cost: $110, must be purchased in advance
Thirty of Maryland’s most talented chefs will partner with local farms to create innovative dishes for this fundraiser. The fun, head-to-head competition supports Days of Taste, a not-for-profit program that helps professional chefs, farmers and volunteers inspire elementary school children to enjoy healthy eating. Anne Arundel County’s own Mike Stotler of Stotler’s Home Cooking will be one of the judges!
Burgers and Brews for the Bay
- Sunday, October 4th
- 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
- CBF’s Clagett Farm
- Cost to eat and drink: $35 in advance, $40 at the door, kids under 10 are free.
There’s something for everyone at this fundraiser for The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm, from hay-rides and corn-hole to education and information stations. Live music will be provided in the main tent by the bluegrass band Fiery Deep.
A truly sustainable farm where cows and lamb are grass-fed, herbs and vegetables are organically grown, and trees are potted to be used in watershed buffer plantings, Clagett showcases CBF’s efforts to defend and protect the Bay,
*There is no rain date for this event. If it rains bring a raincoat and celebrate. We need the rain!