LEFT: Hot new restaurant Iron Rooster All Day takes a Chesapeake Bay favorite and stacks it with a twist in its "cakes on cakes:" house-made crab cakes atop cornmeal pancakes with fried green tomatoes.
RIGHT: Tallulah on Thames pays homage to a local classic by deconstructing clam chowder—steamed littlenecks on a bed of bacon, oyster crackers, and diced potatoes, with broth poured over tableside.
LEFT: Beloved by boaters of every stripe (and full of nautical memorabilia), the Boatyard Bar & Grill is always packed after the Annapolis Yacht Club's famous Wednesday Night Races.
RIGHT: The International Yacht & Athletic Club (IYAC) is serious enough to have its own flag, not to mention wildly popular parties. Sailors in town for big regattas always gather here, as do the local crews.