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Crooked Crab Beer Dinner

Crooked Crab Brewing, October 2019

You’ve had dinner at The Crab, but never like this! Our first ever beer dinner will be hosted in the Crooked Crab Brewing Company taproom on Sunday, November 10th, starting at 6 pm. Our head brewer has partnered with the fantastic culinary staff at Bread and Butter Kitchen of Annapolis, and together they will guide you through a culinary/beer experience spanning 4 courses, each of which has been masterfully paired with a Crooked Crab beer.

Details and tickets here.

Cookout features Mid-Shore chefs, produce

The Star Democrat, July 19, 2019

Gov. Larry Hogan put his Maryland pride where his mouth is Thursday, July 18, during the 12th annual Buy Local Cookout at the Government House in Annapolis.

Hogan hosted the cookout, where he and his invited guests sampled produce and recipes from all over Maryland. Dishes featured ingredients from each county in the state, including Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Talbot.

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Three Anne Arundel food businesses featured at annual Buy Local Cookout

Capital Gazette, July 14, 2019

Three food businesses from Anne Anne Arundel County will provide dishes Thursday for the 12th annual Buy Local Cookout in Annapolis, part of an effort to promote Maryland grown or produced food.

Monica Alvarado of Bread and Butter Kitchen in Eastport submitted a Banh Mi Bowl…

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Annapolis is A Trip Fit for Foodies

Edible DC, May 3, 2019

The fun fact about Annapolis that most people don’t know? It was the United States capital in 1783–84. When George Washington came to the new statehouse, it’s a safe bet that he had a hearty meal of seafood. Oysters, crabs, scallops and all types of fresh fish were a big part of the coastal Colonial diet and a thriving industry in Annapolis.

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Anne Arundel organizations to continue aid efforts for federal workers despite shutdown deal

Capital Gazette, January 26, 2019

Despite a deal to temporarily fund the federal government for three weeks, some Anne Arundel County organizations and groups will continue to assist federal employees.

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Dining Guide 2019

Bay Weekly

Welcome to Bay Weekly’s ­annual Dining Guide, a tour of good eats and good eating. In this ­special issue, you’ll visit the many restaurants, delis, groceries and seafood markets whose advertising in our pages brings you Bay Weekly 52 weeks of each year. Most are locally owned, and all are in our neighborhoods.

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2018 Best Of Annapolis

We were so excited and honored to be named the Best Kept Secret by the readers of Whats Up! Magazine. The 2018 Best Of Food awards and dinner was a blast! Thanks to all who voted for and continue to support us!

Winner 2018 Capital Gazette Readers Choice

Bread and Butter Kitchen was chosen by the many readers of the Capital Gazette as the 2018 Best Lunch in 30 Minutes. We LOVE making fresh food fast and are so appreciative of our customers ongoing support and recognition. Thank you!!

7 hot spots to dine in Annapolis right now

DC Refined, August 14, 2018

Even if you don’t have plans to get out on the water, summer is the best season to visit Annapolis. That’s because the seaside town’s restaurant scene is booming, making it a worthy destination for D.C. food fiends looking for a change of pace and some truly exceptional meals.

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Dining Out: Passion a Key Ingredient at Bread and Butter Kitchen

Capital Gazette, September 21, 2017

Food blogger turned restaurateur Monica Alvarado has an easy way with food. But it wasn’t always the case. Ask her about the first thing she learned to cook, and she starts laughing.

“It’s a funny story – turkey for Thanksgiving. I cooked the turkey and realized there’s a bag inside!”

Her cooking, and her life, has evolved since then.

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