Food & Drink

From crabcakes to rockfish, local delicacies to regional traditions, Chesapeake Bay Magazine brings you the best in local food and drink.

Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

Where dedicated foragers search for delicious September fruit.

September 12, 2019

Recipe: Voodoo Crab Soup

Our 2018 choice from the Maryland Seafood Festival

September 3, 2019

Old Salt

Boiling sea salt on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

July 20, 2019

Crushing on the Chesapeake

Find your new summer crush

July 3, 2019

Crabs & Beer

A six pack of local brews for your next crab feast

June 28, 2019

The Other Spice

That spice that gives crabhouses their flavor? It's a family secret. Story by Edward Ericson Jr.Photos by André Chung When…

June 19, 2019

Chesapeake Chef: Spike Gjerde's Cast Iron Rockfish & Succotash

On the lookout for a new approach to cooking the Bay’s favorite fish? We were too, so we called up…

April 18, 2019

Coming Through the Rye

Resurrecting an Old Spirit

January 29, 2019

Corned, Spiced & Stuffed

Taking on a Southern Maryland ham tradition

January 21, 2019

Locals Only

Renee Brooks Catacalos’ Chesapeake Table shows the benefits of staying close to home.

November 15, 2018