Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception

the annual taste of Maryland event


the restaurant association of Maryland's signature government affairs event

The Taste of  Maryland
is the Restaurant Association of Maryland's signature Government Affairs event. Held each year at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, the event brings Maryland's hospitality leaders together with their state legislators  to advocate for the industry and sample food from restaurants around the state.

  - Participating Restaurants
  - Taste of Maryland Sponsors
The 27th Annual Taste of Maryland took place on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Guests sampled delicious food  from over two dozen local restaurants while enjoying cocktails and mingling with members of Maryland's state legislature.

The next Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception will take place on January 15, 2018 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.

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taste of maryland brings in Maryland's hospitality leaders, experience restaurant owners and food industry leaders


The Food

This is the perfect opportunity for any food lover to try a myriad of amazing delicacies and truly taste the best of Maryland! At the Taste of Maryland, attendees enjoy delicious fresh seafood, creative bite sized hors d’oeuvres and beautifully crafted deserts.

Here’s a list of the participating restaurants for the 2017 Taste of Maryland Legislative Reception (sorted by county):

 Anne Arundel County

 Blackwall Hitch - Annapolis
 Red Beet & Apple Ravioli with Whipped Goat Cheese, Shaved Fennel & Pistachio and Vanilla Beet Reduction
 Bruster's Real Ice Cream - Annapolis
 Boston Cream Pie, Graham Central Station, Butter Brickle and Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Ice Creams
 Buffalo Wild Wings - Annapolis
 Pulled Pork Sliders
 Cakes Plus
 Cupcakes: Vanilla, Chocolate, Spice, Lemon and Red Velvet
 Carrol's Creek Cafe
 Chocolate Cups with Grand Marnier Cream
 Famous Dave's - Annapolis
 St. Louis-Style Pork Short Ribs
 Galway Bay Irish Pub
 Shepherd's Pie and Irish Whiskey Tomato Soup
 Iron Rooster
 Sliders With Bacon Jam, Candied Bacon
 Ledo Pizza - Annapolis
 Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza, Jumbo Wings
 Main & Market
 Hungarian Mushroom Meatballs, Jenny's Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies, Mini Donut and Pumpkin Muffins
 Middleton Tavern
 Maryland Crab Soup
 Miss Shirley's Cafe - Annapolis
 Jumbo Blackened Shrimp, Stone Ground Grits with Bacon, Andouille Round and a Roasted Corn Emulsion
 O'Brien's Steakhouse
 Oyster Shooters
 Preserve
 Sauerkraut Cakes With Ham Hock Rillettes
 Rams Head Tavern - Annapolis
 Tuna Tartar




 Baltimore County
 
 Maryland Wineries Association
 Assorted Maryland Wines




 Carroll County
 
 Baldwin's Station
 Smoked Salmon on Grilled Crostini with a Cilantro, Lime and Dill Sour Cream




 Howard County
 
 Coastal Sunbelt Produce
 Fresh Salsa, Health Crunch Salad, Curry Cauliflower Salad, Asian Sticky Rice Salad
 Kloby's Smokehouse
 Bourbon Cured Smoked Salmon Canape
 Saval Foodservice
 Bahn Mi Pork Belly Sliders
 Tino's Italian Bistro
 Meatballs, Chicken Brunello and Mozzarella Skewers




 Prince George's County
 
 Royal Cup Coffee
 Cold Brewed Coffee and Artisan Iced Tea




 Queen Anne's County
 
 Harris Crab House
 Oyster Raw Bar
 The Narrows Restaurant
 Roasted Mushroom and Crab Risotto




 Wicomico County

 EVO Public House
 Brisket Balls
 Evolution Craft Brewing Co.  Lot #3 IPA, Primal Pale Ale, Exile Red Ale, Lucky 7 Porter and Pine'hop'le IPA


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