Food

State comptroller promotes local business owners

Holiday season is upon us. This means more shopping. CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses tell us how the state comptroller is urging residents to put their money back into their communities as the holiday season approaches.

Relieving D.C.’s food insecurity issue

About 14.3 million U.S. households were food insecure in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, there are only two grocery stores accommodating about 34,000 people. Lauren Moses reports on how three mission-driven organizations are determined to relieve some of the food insecurities in the nation’s capital.

Malted barley’s additional uses

Beer is almost as old as time, or at least the time of ancient civilizations. Ancient Greek soldier Xenophon even wrote about beer and the barley malt floating in it. Though malted barley was utilized mainly for beer back then, its products have expanded.

Federal funds aimed at boosting Chesapeake Bay oyster population

WASHINGTON – Efforts to increase Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population – a key indicator of the bay’s health – have received $800,000 in federal funding.   “This money will allow us and our partners – including the Maryland Department of Natural Resources…

A beginner’s guide to bubble tea

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – No, it’s not a mistake. Those bouncy balls at the bottom of the drink are purposeful… and delicious! They are called boba, and the drink is called “boba tea,” but it is more commonly known on…

Dining on free pancakes for a good cause

A College Park restaurant joined with others across the country in celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday by giving customers who dine in a free stack of buttermilk short stacks. Customers are then asked to consider making a donation to charities helping children battling serious illnesses.

Maryland’s small but engaged wine industry celebrates third annual wine month

For #MarylandWineMonth, we compare the state’s beverage production to Virginia’s. The Commonwealth makes almost six times more wine than Maryland.

Maryland businesses on display at local culinary festival

A variety of vendors, including several from Maryland, came together to share different kinds of food and alcohol at the Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

Grab a slice from one of Maryland’s local pizzerias for #NationalPizzaDay

There are over 50 state-exclusive pizza spots. Click through our interactive map to see which ones you want to try next!