Adventures in Taste

A foodie’s view of Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration

November 19, 2017

MORE: Find a recipe for Original Oysters Guilford here Maybe a half-century ago, Maryland’s motor vehicle administration headquarters, located on Guilford Avenue in uptown Baltimore, shared space with a warehouse used by the old Department […]


Wines help make the holiday

November 18, 2017

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s time to start planning the traditional holiday feast. While the holiday is a wonderful time to give thanks with family and friends, it’s also a grand time to enjoy a glass or […]

Adventures in Taste

Make entertaining easy with this handful of holiday aces

November 8, 2017

Excuse me, Thomas Paine, but these are the times that try cooks’ souls.  From Thanksgiving through New Year’s to Super Bowl Sunday, we are called upon to turn out full-scale, traditional family dinners, informal repasts, […]

Adventures in Taste

You can go Bay to table in Maryland’s Somerset County

November 8, 2017

While “farm to table” has become one of the country’s more popular culinary trends, Maryland’s Somerset County takes the concept offshore by introducing “bay to table.” The fish you catch today can be on your […]


Enjoy the mountain air, beer, and more in Nelson County

October 27, 2017

In scenic Nelson County, Va., you’re always within hollering distance of a location where exquisite beverages are being brewed, distilled, fermented, or served.  Three hours south of Washington, D.C., this rural county boasts just one […]


Travel Va.’s Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail this fall

October 23, 2017

Since its earliest Colonial days, Virginia’s Newport News has been facing outward toward the Chesapeake Bay and the sea beyond. Initially for trading with England, then later for its shipbuilding industry, Newport News built a […]