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  • These chain restaurants are offering Valentine's Day specials

    These chain restaurants are offering Valentine's Day specials

    Love is in the air at these chain restaurants. Whether you're looking to re-create the spaghetti noodle scene from Lady and the Tramp with your Valentine at Buca di Beppo, or just feel like splitting a romantic plate of waffles at the Waffle House, there is something special for everyone on Valentine's...

  • 5 uncommon wines for Valentine's Day sipping

    5 uncommon wines for Valentine's Day sipping

    Valentine's Day and vino - the two go hand in hand. This holiday selection ranges from an ultra-festive pink (!) port by Croft to the world's first single-vineyard lambrusco, and from a tried-and-always-true Champagne with a 2018 pink twist from Moët & Chandon to two top-notch romantic reds out...

  • The world's 50 best beers

    The world's 50 best beers

    Benjamin Franklin may have never actually uttered the phrase "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy," but we'll be darned if that doesn't feel true. Is there anything that is more refreshing and soothing at the end of the day than a high-quality beer, whether it be on your couch,...

  • Patterson Park's Bistro Rx to close in spring

    Patterson Park's Bistro Rx to close in spring

    Bistro Rx, a corner bar and restaurant located in the Patterson Park neighborhood, will close this spring as it transitions to new ownership. Bistro Rx owner Wayne Mahaffey said Thursday he’s hopeful the new owners, “some neighbors in Patterson Park,” will be in charge of the space by early April....

  • 15 favorite first-date restaurants in Baltimore

    15 favorite first-date restaurants in Baltimore

    We asked some people who actually go on dates, or remember having gone on a date at one point, for their favorite first-date restaurants. Some folks like to keep it casual, so nothing too romantic; others take their dates to a favorite restaurant the first time, figuring they might as well find...

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Maryland Crabs

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  • Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusive

    Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusive

    Nobody asked me — because I'm still abstaining from eating crabs — but … Apparently, the 2015 harvest has picked up. "Considerably," said Robert T. Brown, Sr., president of the Maryland Watermen's Association. "I'm not going to be able to put a percentage on it yet, but it's up quite a bit, especially...

  • With Md. crabs scarcer than usual, prices from other sources rise

    With Md. crabs scarcer than usual, prices from other sources rise

    With Father's Day looming, consumers' appetite for steamed crabs is growing. But restaurants are paying $50 to $60 more per bushel for crabs than they did at this time last year — and consumers are paying $2 to $15 more per dozen, according to local restaurateurs. Though locally caught crabs are...

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    Maryland crabs

  • Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    The Chesapeake Bay's crab population has rebounded from last year's perilously low level, state officials reported Monday, meaning there could be more of the iconic crustaceans to feast on this summer — though at what price is anyone's guess. Despite a frigid winter that killed nearly one in five...

  • Commercial horseshoe crab fishery in Del. to close July 9

    Commercial horseshoe crab fishery in Del. to close July 9

    DOVER, Del. — Fish and wildlife officials say Delaware's commercial horseshoe crab fishery is set to close as its quota nears. The commercial fishery will close at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. After that, officials say, it will be unlawful to harvest horseshoe crabs this year. Under the management plan...

  • Oprah gets Pappas crab cakes delivered; says you can, too

    Oprah gets Pappas crab cakes delivered; says you can, too

    Oprah Winfrey put her love for Pappas crab cakes on the photo-sharing site Instagram on Tuesday. "Had my favorite Baltimore's Best crab cake delivered. You can too. Worth it!" the famous former Baltimore resident said in her Instagram post. The original Pappas restaurant opened on Taylor Avenue...

  • Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised

    Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised

    Here’s a thought for Maryland seafood lovers to sink their teeth into: A survey has found that more than a third of the crab cakes tested at Maryland and Washington, D.C., restaurants were not local blue crab as advertised, but imported crab. Crab cakes at Baltimore and Annapolis restaurants had...

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