1. The Banquets of Queen Anne

    As you may know, Annapolis is named after Queen Anne of Britain. Anne Stuart reigned, like most of the monarchs in that period after Cromwell tried to throw the monarchy down, rather uneventfully. Though, the sweet, dark-haired girl that took after her predecessors, the Merry Monarch Charles II, wou…Read More

  2. Book A Revolutionary Banquet At O’Brien’s

    As we’ve mentioned previously, the beautiful city of Annapolis was the seat of hot bed activity for the Revolutionary War effort. Politicians, rebels and British sympathizers filtered through the cobblestone, European-like city streets in rough breeches, polished gleaming buttons and sharp red woo…Read More

  3. 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Banquet

    There are plenty of reasons to hold a banquet. Banquets, for hundreds of years, have been a traditional way for large groups of people to celebrate a specific event, and that’s not something that’s going away anytime soon. Unfortunately, as many reasons as there are to host a banquet, there is a…Read More

  4. How To Choose Hors D’Oeuvres For Your Banquet

    Hors d'oeuvres are defined as small bite sized food that are, generally, served right before a larger meal. They can be served hot or cold and are mostly a savory option rather than a sweet option. Depending on how you’re planning your banquet, you could have just hors d’oeuvres or, you could pl…Read More

  5. The Greatest Historical Banquets

    There’s not many that can say they’ve had a truly historic party. As much as your brother’s frat friends assure you that the one party they threw at Alpha Phi Kappa was certainly the most historical party in the last millennium, chances are they’re probably wrong. Your days of throwing downr…Read More