Pair Wood-Fired Food With Discounted Beers at Harvest Thyme Tavern

Situated along Route 215, Harvest Thyme Tavern offers modern American cuisine with an emphasis on its wine list, boasting small batch selections and unique wines from around the globe. The menu includes a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, meat and seafood entrees, and wood-fired pizza made fresh to order with house-made dough. Try the popular…

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Pair Slow-Roasted American Favorites With Classic Cocktails at Stanford Grill

​Situated in a private setting in the back of the Columbia Corporate Park, Stanford Grill is a casual restaurant offering modern American fare, such as salads, meat and seafood entrees, burgers, and sandwiches. Stanford is well-known for its Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken, slow-roasted for maximum flavor and served with redskin mashed potatoes and green beans. Another…

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Authentic Caribbean BBQ: Bennett 5 Star Grill

<p>Even though&nbsp;it&#39;s only open for lunch on weekdays,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.yelp.com/biz/bennett-5-star-grill-columbia" target="_blank">Bennett 5 Star Grill</a>&nbsp;has local diners totally enamored. The authentic Caribbean barbecue, which the chef dishes out in heaping portions, keeps customers coming back day after day.</p> <p>They highly recommend the spicy sauce on anything you order. According to regulars, it only takes one taste to…

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Bread Matters at Bon Fresco

Bon Fresco may look like a big-chain sandwich shop but, according to a spotlight in the Washingtonian, the aesthetic is where that parallel ends. Owner Gerald Koh skips all the gimmicks in favor of fresh, quality food, starting with the bread. As his menu states, "Bread matters." Swing by for breakfast to try some of the soft ciabatta…

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Enjoy Authentic Indian Fare at Royal Taj

The tandoor, a traditional oven crafted from clay, sits at the heart of any authentic Indian kitchen. It's no different at Royal Taj, a popular Indian restaurant in Columbia. Here, the chef enlists the tandoor to sear boneless chicken tikka to perfectly tender and jumbo shrimp to plump and juicy. The tandoori dishes represent just a small part…

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Meet for Brunch at The Turn House

The Baltimore Bloody Mary, a signature brunch cocktail at The Turn House, is different than your typical morning libation. It begins with a foundation of house-made bloody mary mix, but then the bartender pours in some Absolut Pepper Vodka, spears the cocktail with a skewer of pickles, and dusts the rim with Old Bay seasoning. The…

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Clyde’s of Columbia Recreates the Old-School American Steakhouse

If you're craving the authentic steakhouse experience, come to Clyde's of Columbia. The traditional American eatery provides an ambiance that harkens back to the early days of the traditional steakhouse, complete with red-and-white-checked tablecloths and a beautiful view of Lake Kittamagundi. The menu of gourmet burgers, upscale seafood, and classic steaks matches the atmosphere. Savor the…

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