Dining

Southside Oasis

Southside Oasis

Rik’s Cafe earns fan loyalty with hearty portions of tasty, creative food. By April Bartel and photos by Turner Photography Studio Find a geode and it looks pretty much like any other rock, plain and unassuming. It’s not until you get into it that the beautiful...

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Bistro 11

Bistro 11

Unpretentious Classics and Understated Elegance Make This a Welcome Addition to Hagerstown’s Restaurant Scene. By April Bartel and photos by Turner Photography Studio Serial entrepreneur Stuart Kelman is back for seconds, or maybe it’s thirds and fourths. After 30...

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Hot List 2022

Hot List 2022

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals! Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened. DINING Have you got a craving? We’ve got you...

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Wiz Wit

Wiz Wit

Authentic Hoagies and Cheesesteaks reign at the Philly Sandwich Company. Story and photography by April Bartel You can’t go to Philadelphia and not try the cheesesteak. It would be like visiting Maryland and not sampling a crab cake or two. Sacrilege.  Indeed, it...

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Sol Food

Sol Food

Café del Sol serves up a bright interpretation of global cuisine. Story and photos by April Bartel It all started with pizza, that humble Italian flatbread Americans adopted as their own.   David Juarez was a veteran pizzeria owner by the time he created Café del Sol,...

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Antietam Creek Vineyards

Antietam Creek Vineyards

Delicious Wines from Plant to Bottle By Karen Gardner, Photos by Turner Photography Studio One of the first steps to making wine at Antietam Creek Vineyards involved a deer fence. That was back in 2011, after George Warmenhoven and Joan Larrea spent months testing the...

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Lost in the ‘50s

Lost in the ‘50s

Halfway man transforms basement into a diner fit for the King. By Crystal Schelle and photos by Turner Photography Studio HALFWAY — From the outside, Jerry Mullenix’s home is fairly un-assuming and fits nicely into his Halfway Maryland, neighborhood. But visitors get...

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Belly up to the Bar

Belly up to the Bar

Dan's Restaurant and Tap House keeps the focus close to home. By April Bartel and photos by Turner Photography Studio First-timers to Dan's Restaurant and Tap House on the square in Boonsboro will be forgiven if they fall for the tongue-in-cheek “news articles” posted...

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