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Channeling Julia Child in 2016 | Beef Bourguignon

Those that know me, know I thoroughly enjoy cooking and even more so cooking for others. For Christmas I received the thoughtful gift of the two volume set of Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. As I do not like to follow recipes, this is a challenge I accept for 2016, to cook as many of her dishes ...
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Shell Shocked 2015 ReCap | Ocean City MD Events

We were a little saddened this year when Shell Shocked sold out so quickly. Of course we were thrilled for the Fager’s crew and everyone involved in the annual booze-oyster fest, but for our friends that weren’t able to nab their tickets earlier, we were saddened. Nonetheless, we pushed forward in our adventures, and soon forgot about the poor saps ...
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Sip & Savor Wine Society Dinners at 99 Sea Level | Bethany Beach DE

Most wine novices know how daunting it can be to stare down at an extensive wine menu, wondering what to order. While taking suggestions from experienced servers is helpful, there is no replacement for the great feeling one gets when they can confidently order a bottle to pair with their meal. Wine education, though, can be hard to come by; …

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Fall Preview…Part Deux: Fall Beer Tasting | Craft Beer Berlin MD

When we last spoke, we were waxing poetic about the glory of fall. Well, halfway into the season, we are still in love with the mild season that sits snuggly between the glory that is summer and the misery that is winter. It’s that love/hate thing all over again. We love fall, but we hate what sits ominously on the ...
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Foodies, Winos and Musicians in Southern Delaware: GCFL does SoDel Fest

Food.Wine.Music. Need we say more? Well, we are going to of course, because that’s what we do here at GCFL...we hit the streets, experience all that we can possibly experience, and report back to our dear followers with video, photography, and a succinct recap of all that was glorious about our adventures. This week, we hit the highly-anticipated Southern Delaware ...
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Behind the Scenes with Paul Cullen of the Inaugural SoDelFest

At GCFL, we are all about that good.clean.fun.life, which more often than not includes sampling and enjoying some of the best cuisine that our local restaurants have to offer, discovering local music, and partaking in a few beverages now and then. When our good friend Paul Cullen told us about his vision for a wine, food, and music festival, we ...
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More Reasons to Support Local

Summer is here, and we are now in our second week of receiving our beautiful CSA from Chesterfield Heirlooms. Gorgeous, naturally raised heirloom vegetables that I have seen the earth they come from, so I know they are quality. More and more of the grocery items we buy are only from reputable farms and brands because of information such as …

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2nd Annual Starboard Bloody Mary Contest | Dewey Beach DE Events

The Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach is renowned for their unbelievable bloody marys. With an unmatched build-it-yourself bloody mary bar, Sunday (bloody Sunday) is the place to get your fix if you are a fan of the savory recovery drink. On Sunday, May 17th, another type of bloody building extravaganza will be taking place: the annual Bloody Mary Contest. Tito’s Vodka …

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Fager’s Island BrewGrass 2015 | Craft Beer & Live Music

Another great event put on by Fager’s Island. BrewGrass 2015 had a delicious buffet of southern style BBQ, great bluegrass music by the Saltwater String Band and Drymill Road. Craft breweries were on hand to talk about some of their specialties, and serve up samples all day. Union Craft Brewing, Burley Oak Brewery, Evolution Craft Brewery, The Brewer’s Art, Dogfish …