Thursday, June 4, 2015

Exploring St. Michaels



St. Michaels is a cute, charming little seaside town in Eastern Shore Maryland. The town was voted number seven of 10 best coastal small towns on USA Today and calls itself the "Heart and Soul of Chesapeake Bay". 



Shops:
The Preppy Redneck
Local handmade gifts, home decor items, t shirts & stationary 
Pemberton Pharmacy & Gifts
Pharmacy, monogramming, Lilly Pulitzer, home decor items & knick knacks 
Take Me Home
Bath bombs/soaps/lotions 




Casual Eats:
Gina's Cafe
Cute outdoor seating, shore nacho's and tacos 
Shore BBQ Company
BBQ sandwhich (with a homemade biscuit) OR brisket 
Ava's Pizzeria
Boardwalk pie pizza & boardwalk fries with parmesan and old bay  


Fancy Eats: 
Theo's Steakhouse
For starters, white truffle chips & for an entree, filet minion
Mike & Eric's 
Homemade sausage rigatoni OR MD crab cakes 


Dog friendly town:
Ava's Pizzeria has a dog menu & outdoor patio 
Most stores allow dogs inside
Flying Fred's has a selection of bakery items for dogs & pet essentials 
Mike & Eric's, Marcoritaville & Foxy's have pet friendly seating
Five Gables Spa have dog friendly rooms 



The Village Shoppe:
Has all your last minute grocery needs, liquor, baked items and a large selection of flowers 




Happy Hour: 
Foxy's Harbor Grille
Large selection of craft beer, beautiful views & a key lime pie frozen concoction 
Lan's Wine and Tapas Bar 
Sweet little bar off the beaten path 
Eastern Shore Brewing
Cheap $10 beer flights 
St.Michaels Winery
Gollywobbler white, pink & peach wine
Mike & Eric's
Frozen orange crush
Gina's Cafe
Fresh fruit margaritas



Sweet Treats:
Jojo's Cupcakes & Ice-cream
Red velvet cupcake and cookie monster icecream (cookie dough and cupcakes inside) 
Justine's Ice-cream Parlor
Old fashioned ice-cream soda & bing cherry single scoop 
Crabi Gras
Key lime pie on a stick 
Ava's Pizzeria
Eastern shore "beignet" (powdered donuts) with dipping sauces
Crepes By The Bay
Hot apple pie crepe 




Things To Do:
Inn at Perry Cabin
Look familiar? Ever seen the movie Wedding Crashers?
Chesapeake Skipjack Sailing Tours
The perfect romantic date night
Lets Go Crabbing
Six person charter boat to catch some MD crabs 
Shore Pedal and Paddle 
Kayak, boats & stand up paddle board rentals 
St. Michaels Winery
Wine tastings