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Wine, Frankly: The ABC’s of Great Italian Red Wine

Wine, Frankly: The ABC’s of Great Italian Red Wine

From lush, deep red Chiantis to light, fruity Bardolinos, Italy produces some of the world’s best red wine. Perfect to add extra luster to Italy’s rich cuisine, Italian red wines offer variety, quality, and style. Italy has very diverse wine-growing regions. The cool, mountainous northern region of Piedmont produces crisp, austere wines, whereas…

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Beer:30 Is Blue Rocks’ Best-Kept Secret

Beer:30 Is Blue Rocks’ Best-Kept Secret

Beer:30 might be the Blue Rocks’ best-kept secret. At least until now. Maybe the overcast weather had something to do with it, but last Thursday, an underwhelming amount of people showed up to the Dogfish Head happy hour promotion at Frawley Stadium. They missed out! In a new event this…

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Starbucks Coming to Greenville: 19807 Braces for Coffee Showdown

Starbucks Coming to Greenville: 19807 Braces for Coffee Showdown

Kennett Pike coffee drinkers will soon have a choice for their $5 lattes. Sources on site at the former Cosi in Powder Mill Square confirm the location is undergoing construction to make way for the global coffee colossus Starbucks, just steps away from dominant local incumbent Brew Ha Ha!‘s flagship…

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New Castle Farmers Market: A Sensory Feast

New Castle Farmers Market: A Sensory Feast

At the enormous white New Castle Farmers Market building on Route 13, I envisioned an abundance of peaches and tomatoes, berries, peppers, and all the other vibrant produce that comes with summer months. An explosion of vibrancy was indeed there this Sunday, but it was dedicated to a lot more…

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Opa! Why the 40th Holy Trinity Greek Festival Rocks

Opa! Why the 40th Holy Trinity Greek Festival Rocks

With this dreary, unseasonable weather we’ve been having, I didn’t think many people would come out for the 40th annual Holy Trinity Greek Festival in Wilmington Wednesday evening. Boy, was I wrong! Sure, people were in sweaters and jackets, but that didn’t deter hundreds (probably thousands?) from celebrating in Mediterranean…

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‘Cookie Lady’ Bakes up Smiles for Delaware Hospice

‘Cookie Lady’ Bakes up Smiles for Delaware Hospice

Meet the Mrs. Fields of Delaware Hospice: Her name is Dot Swain, and she knows the power of a warm, freshly-baked cookie. For the upcoming National Volunteer Week (April 12-18), Delaware Hospice has chosen to honor Swain out of its 600-plus volunteers. She first came to the Delaware Hospice Center…

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TSDiner – Bellefonte Café: Delivering on the Trifecta

TSDiner – Bellefonte Café: Delivering on the Trifecta

In the everlasting search for the holy trinity of a good restaurant experience – quality food, the right ambience and value – when the elements come together in a way that meets, or even exceeds expectations, a feeling close to true joy comes to the heart of TSDiner. And that’s…

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Hockessin Goes Mexican: Famous Rivera Grill

Hockessin Goes Mexican: Famous Rivera Grill

“Authentic” Mexican restaurants – in our book, places that refuse to define that cuisine as giant plates of nachos and the ubiquitous, overly-cheesed quesadilla – are popping up across the state and raising their game with exotic native dishes beyond the taco salad. Taquerias and Mexican groceries have long served…

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Best of 2014: Is our Gluttony for Gluten Compromising our Health?

Best of 2014: Is our Gluttony for Gluten Compromising our Health?

As we bid adieu to 2014, Town Square Delaware has made it an annual tradition to share some of the previous year’s best features with our readers. Cheers to both a new year and new contributions in 2015! The gluten-free diet seems to be all the rage these days; gluten-free…

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Wellness Wednesday: Dedicated December

Wellness Wednesday: Dedicated December

It’s already December; can you believe it? Where did the year go? Well, before it’s over, dedicate the next 31 days to your health. It’s time for Dedicated December 2014! Here is my December way of living… (side note, following this way of living helps to balance out the holiday parties…

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