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Restaurant Review: Lewnes’ Steak House

Dec 14, 2017

Tucked shyly into a corner along Eastport’s Restaurant Row, this local favorite is the very antithesis of the “fast casual” restaurant establishments so dominant these days.

Restaurant Review: Jalapeños

Nov 14, 2017

Enduringly popular, Jalapeños is a refined Spanish, Mexican, and Cuban food experience with “just short of formal” decor.

Restaurant Review: Main & Market, Neighborhood Restaurant Changes Names But Retains Appeal

Oct 24, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Ownership changed and so, recently, did the name—from Main Ingredient to Main & Market.

Restaurant Review: Carrol’s Creek Cafe

Sep 04, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Carrol’s Creek celebrates its 34th anniversary this year—a record in the restaurant business that speaks louder 
than words. Cheers to many more!

Restaurant Review: The Canton Restaurant

Aug 15, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

What are the odds of a restaurant still thriving after more than 55 years? Slim to none. But the Canton is an example of how a family has made it happen.

Restaurant Review: Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen

Jul 26, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Food and wine share star status at Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen and Wine Bar, the popular establishment adjacent to the Westin Hotel on Westgate Circle.

Restaurant Review: Boatyard Bar & Grill

May 02, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Every restaurant has a target audience and owner Dick Franyo has made Boatyard into the spot for sailors and lovers of the Chesapeake Bay.

Restaurant Review: Royal Karma Lives Up to Its Name

Mar 10, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Welcome to Royal Karma, the newest of three Indian restaurants in Annapolis. When you go, expect to be treated like royalty from the moment you arrive.

Restaurant Review: Miss Shirley’s Café

Feb 21, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

It’s been nearly three years since Miss Shirley’s Café waltzed into town—and the restaurant named after a beloved employee is still dancing as fast as it can.

Restaurant Review: Newly opened Ruth’s Chris in Odenton

Jan 25, 2017 ● By Arden Haley

Ruth’s Chris has earned its brand-recognition as the go-to destination for prime beef, good wine, and thoughtful service by a well-trained staff.