This Father's Day, let your dad know he is appreciated.
Dad, I’d like to thank you for the innumerable tanks of gas, my college education, teaching me how to jitterbug and properly crack open a steamed crab. Thank you for your understanding, your patience, your sense of humor and your cheeseburgers on summer nights. My father makes a good burger. He molds the ground beef with the sort of precision I imagine Michelangelo employed in his art. He makes it one way—still pink in the middle. This is the way my mother likes her burger. As much as dad likes to light up the grill, each dad deserves a day for someone else to light up the coals and watch the meat cook. Unless he is very particular (and by particular, I mean he eats only his burgers without complaining) then consider taking him out for …
Patch offers some ideas where to eat a romantic dinner in Greater Annapolis with that someone special.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Welcome to a new weekly feature on Thursdays called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. This week, Patch picks the best places to have a romantic dinner with your someone special. Patch Picks: Valentine’s Day Dinner Come for the rum drinks and mojitos, but be enticed by the bold flavors of Central and South America, Cuba and the Latin Caribbean. They …