While fall in St. Michaels is always a magical time of year, it’s really the locals and the local businesses that make it so special. One such restaurant is Bistro St. Michaels, owned by Doug Stewart, who also owns Stewart’s Catering. Stewart of St. Michaels said when he took ownership of the restaurant, his goal was to really hone in on the local flare, including using fresh, local ingredients in the dishes and local liquor crafted just down the street at Lyon Distilling. Bi
The house on a slight rise at the end of Cherry Street on St. Michaels’ harbor was originally known as the Henry Clay Dodson House. It is a landmark in St. Michaels for its French Second Empire style with a remarkable mansard roof covered by deep gray fish-scale patterned slate shingles. Between each arched roof dormer window is an unusual painted accent shingle with a gray center surrounded in white. Other period details include the Ionic columns that support the one-story p
If you’ve dreamed of visiting southern Italy’s Amalfi Coast but are limited by time and money, stop by Limoncello Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in St. Michaels to curb your classic Italian cravings. Located on the northern coast of the Salerno Gulf on the Tyrrhenian Sea in southern Italy, the Amalfi Coast is rich in abundance of offerings from the sea — much like Limoncello. Billy Gordon, district manager of Five Star Restaurant Development and Consulting, which owns Limonc
St. Michaels Crab and Steak House delivers seafood with a comfortable, welcoming flair. Eric Rosen, chef and owner, greets those who enter with a huge smile. Guests feel the love and are hooked. Proximity to the water and marina, with a service bar and pool for marina guests, give St. Michaels Crab and Steak House a unique setting. Guests can choose to dine in the tavern, which is the oldest part of the restaurant and said to have been an oyster shucking shed; a waterfront di
Buying fresh produce, eggs and baked goods from local farmers and artisans is easy at a local farmers market, where people also gather for music, camaraderie and a sense of connection to people who produce their food. The weekly markets are held Saturday mornings in Easton and St. Michaels, Thursdays on Kent Island, and Wednesdays in Denton. At each of these locations, farmers, artisans, locals, and tourists come together for food and community. The St. Michaels Farmers Marke
Perfect drinks for a day at the races … or the bar If you’re not one of the lucky people attending the 143rd Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Raceway on May 19 in Baltimore, then perhaps you’ll be just as lucky if you’re perched on one of Jennifer Steven’s barstools at Theo’s Steaks, Sides and Spirits in St. Michaels. It’s there you’ll be able to participate in the Stakes by watching it on one of the two televisions owner Chris Agharabi had installed for an occasion such as this.