"Smith Island cake: the official state dessert of Maryland, as served in easternmost Virginia"
"Sweet potatoes are a big deal along the Eastern Shore. Becca's makes biscuits from them."
"The surprise of our visit was the outstanding, rich cream of crab soup. For a few dollars more, you can get it in a bread bowl."
"The Christmas blizzard of 2010: This much snow is a rarity in Tasley, Virginia."
"Here is a sign to make seekers of regional food hit the brakes."