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Food & Dining

New emergency order requires masks in homes, private gatherings

  When Gov. John Carney rounded up all the modifications of his State of Emergency Order and put them into one new document, it added a sentence: “A private residence where there is an indoor gathering of more than 10 people...

The art of micro-weddings: COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop true love

Erica Razze and Blake DiGiacomo are both from large Italian families. So, it’s not surprising that they had 280 people on their wedding guest list. And given Razze owns Capiche Custom Events in Wilmington, you would expect a grand yet...

Greek Festival’s encore this week offers comfort food to go

The Holy Trinity Greek Festival will get an mini-encore this week, focused solely on comfort food. “Obviously it’s good for the church, but mostly it’s about a great deal of demand,” said George Rassias, president of the parish council. The...

Facelift of Branmar Plaza begins, will include addition of new Kid Shelleens

  A long-planned facelift of Branmar Plaza has begun, and when it’s set to be finished next year, there will be a 21st century look, plus a new Kid Shelleens. “You always need retail, a grocery, a pharmacy and services,” said...

Beach bars will be allowed to reopen for Labor Day; inspections target Newark

Delaware beach-area bars that were asked to close for the Fourth of July weekend because of an outbreak of COVID-19 will be allowed to reopen for Labor Day. The patrons must have a reservation, they must order food and they...

Field to Fork dinners return to SIW farm in Chadds Ford

  If you were hoping to snag a ticket to the Sept. 2 Field to Fork Dinner at SIW Vegetables in Chadds Ford, you’re out of luck. The event—which will showcase Chef Liz Sempervive of the Millstone Café at the...

Virtual Vino: COVID-19 hasn’t put a damper on wine dinners

At 6:30 p.m. on a warm summer evening, Caffe Gelato’s customers sat down to a five-course dinner—complete with thoughtfully paired wines—and a show.  The event featured Fred Dame with Daou Vineyards in Paso Robles, California.  Just another wine dinner? Hardly. Caffe Gelato...

Saturday stunner: $1,000 tip on a $73.15 lunch

  A Facebook group that’s filled with good news about dining in the Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area had some great news on Saturday: a $1,000 tip. “I’m really grateful for the $1000 tip I received from a customer this week,” wrote Ken Chen, a...

Restaurant losses from March to June estimated at $700 million

While the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on many Delaware businesses, the restaurant and food service industry lost $700 million in three months, a Delaware Restaurant Association report says. “We are still operating at a significant loss, and, according to...

Le Cavalier in the Hotel du Pont’s Green Room to open Sept. 1

Tyler Akin is coming home—in a manner of speaking, that is. The Tower Hill graduate, who found culinary fame in Philly, will open Le Cavalier at the Green Room Sept. 1, in the Hotel du Pont. The debut will end...
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