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Everything is Local at the new White Oak Tavern – see what’s on the menu

Two weeks ago I announced the new farm-to-table restaurant The White Oak Tavern opening soon in Jilly’s old spot in the Enchanted Forest shopping center in Ellicott City. Yesterday I received a more information from Danny Jongezoon, White Oak’s publicist, marketing manager and self-proclaimed ‘in-house everything’ guy. The White Oak Tavern is owned by Peter and…

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queso

For some reason, I have had queso three times in the past week. My favorite food is cheese, and it doesn’t get much better than hot, spicy cheese better known as queso. Actually it is usually listed on restaurant menus as Chile con Queso, which means melted cheese and chili pepper, but I just call it…

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sweet tea

I love sweet tea, the sweeter the better. It is not a food per se, but it is the best compliment to a meal. The yummiest sweet tea is the brewed kind you get in a restaurant. This is more prevalent in the South, but having sweet tea as a beverage option is becoming more…

cheeseburgers

I love cheeseburgers! Besides pizza, cheeseburgers are the other food that I actually crave. I like my cheeseburger with extra cheese, mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Once in a while, I like bacon on it as well – and maybe some BBQ sauce. My favorite fast food cheeseburger is at Checker’s, either the Cheese Double Cheese,…

ledo pizza

I love pizza. I mean I really, truly love pizza. I eat it every week, sometimes everyday, sometimes every meal. My favorite kind of pizza is extra cheese. My favorite is Ledo Pizza. I will get a large extra cheese and eat it every day until it is gone – it usually lasts me about…