Breweries

Plan your own brews cruise

April 5, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Tour the craft breweries of York, Pennsylvania

Adventures in Taste

Craft roasters drive coffee renaissance in Mid-atlantic

April 1, 2015

The story goes that a goat herder named Kaldi, back in ninth-century Ethiopia, noticed that his flock became particularly perky after eating red berries that clustered on a low-growing tree. Another legend holds that Sheik […]

Culture

France’s Rhone Valley reds really shine

March 20, 2015

Some of my favorite big, bold, red wines come from the Rhone Valley in southeast France. This is the home of syrah and syrah-blended wines, and there are some great ones. The Rhone River runs […]

Culture

45th Maple Syrup Festival offers up a sweet time

March 16, 2015

On the second and third weekends in March, Cunningham Falls State Park serves up the chance to savor delicious Maryland-made syrup, along with a taste of old-time rural life during the Friends of Cunningham Falls […]