UD’s The Den promises late-night dining for students

Daniel Larlham Jr. Food & Dining, Headlines

The Den will offer late-night dining to UD students.     A new late-night option is being added to the University of Delaware’s Perkins Student Center, to the delight of night owls, bar hoppers and students hitting the books. “Finally, a place to grab a bite after a late night of studying,” said the UD announcement about it. “The Den,” …

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Booth House offers American brew pub cuisine in six dining rooms

Betsy Price Food & Dining, Headlines

  The David Finney Inn in Historic New Castle houses the Booth House Tavern and Restaurant, DFI Cafe, a bed-and-breakfast and, soon, Hammergod Brewing. By Joe Hoddinott/Photography   You can eat in the bar at Booth House Tavern in Historic New Castle. Or the cafe. The Library. The Red Room. The New Castle Room. The Municipal Room. The Parkview Room. …

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Staffing shortage forces Steak Works Pizza to close for good

Ken Mammarella Business, Food & Dining, Headlines

Steak Works Pizza (www.steakworkspizza.com) Steak Works Pizza, a favorite in Brandywine Hundred for decades, has closed. Although the announcement was immediate and surprising, the warnings included recurring appeals to hire staff. “To my wonderful customers,” owner Tas Adamopoulos wrote on Facebook on July 15. “This last year and a half have been very hard with the coronavirus and not being …

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Haven’t yet had Chef Cryss’s fabulously unique wings? Let us introduce you

Amy White Food & Dining, Headlines

Sweet potato wings are one of the menu items at Crystal’s Comfort Food   There is one refreshing thing that Crystal Ashby and her food have in common—there ain’t nothing subtle about either one. Crystal—or “Chef Cryss” to her fans—is the 34-year-old celebrity chef at the heart of Middletown’s Crystal’s Comfort Food. She greets me in a “Racist People Suck” …

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Chick-fil-A opening on Route 13 near New Castle

Betsy Price Food & Dining, Headlines

(Chick-fil-A New Castle) A Chick-fil-A restaurant opens Tuesday near New Castle. The restaurant, at 107 S. du Pont Highway, near Route 273, will initially be open for only drive-thru customers, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It’s the third Chick-fil-A for Wilmington native Adam Marcus, who also owns and operates the restaurants in Bear and the Christiana Mall. …

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Milford’s Benvenuto invites mixologists to compete in the Thirsty Games

Pam George Food & Dining, Headlines

Milford’s Benvenuto restaurant brings mixologist Brian Van Flandern to town for cocktail events this summer   Milford’s Benvenuto is not your average Italian restaurant.  Yes, the family-owned eatery embraces the cuisine and ambiance of Tuscany. But it also delivers the unexpected. “We change what we do all the time,” said owner Lisa Johnson. In winter, for instance, guests can attend wine …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – June 10, 2021

Sonja Frey Business, Food & Dining, Government, Health, Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Sun’s out, and so are diners in the streets around Delaware Mt. Cuba launches …

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Sun’s out, and so are diners in the streets around Delaware

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Wilmington’s popular Curbside dining in the streets returns for the summer.     Areas around Delaware are tempting diners (and drinkers – and shoppers) with special events in which the dining spreads onto sidewalks, parking spots, parks or the streets. They were popular last year because the risk of being infected with COVID-19 is lower outdoors and being able to …

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Where vaccinated people can get deals on food and drink

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Bardea Food & Drink offers a free dessert with dinner. This is its twist on cheesecake with pomegranate, buddha’s hand and white sesame crumble. Photo from Bardea Facebook   Small businesses across Delaware are getting state grants to cover the cost of providing incentives for vaccinated customers. More the 200 will receive state grants up to $5,000 for reimbursements, the …

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Munch your way through day at these new beach restaurants

Betsy Price Beaches, Food & Dining, Headlines

Atlantic Social’s Chesapeake Seafood Salad   Although Memorial Day in Delaware was a wet one, it didn’t dampen coastal diners’ appetites for new restaurants. Now that Delaware’s eateries are fully open, you can munch your way through the day at these beach newbies. Sunny Bay Cafe serves traditional American breakfast fare, as well as sweet, savory and breakfast crepes.   …