Wilmington Brew Works, Hagley Museum put history in bottle

Pam George Food, Headlines

The Fruits of Eleutherian Mills cider, made with cherries from Hagley by Wilmington Brew Works, in front of the du Pont home for which it’s named   Most people know Hagley Museum & Library as the birth of the DuPont Co. Along the banks of the Brandywine River, E.I. du Pont built Eleutherian Mills, his gunpowder yard and ancestral home. …

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Bardea owners to open Market Street steakhouse in ’22

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One of the steaks cooked by Bardea Chef Antimo DiMeo   In 2019, partners Scott Stein and Chef Antimo DiMeo were poised to bring another restaurant to Market Street in downtown Wilmington. They already owned Pizzeria Bardea and Bardea Food & Drink, an Italian-inspired restaurant that helped spark the Market Street renaissance. The new project, however, was a departure. “We knew we wanted …

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Created during pandemic, Lasagna Love continues to deliver

Daniel Larlham Jr. Food, Headlines

  The Delaware branch of the Lasagna Love continues to seek volunteers to cook, recipients to serve. Photo by Allesanka of Pexels   Carle Foster of Lewes had no hesitations about volunteering to make lasagna and deliver it to strangers during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s that little bit of giving back … It’s cliché but that pay it forward concept,” …

Sonora Restaurant reopens in Newark

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    Melissa Ferraro is one determined restaurateur. When the landlord sold the building that housed her New Castle restaurant, she could have thrown in the towel and hopped back on her food truck, Outlandish. Few could blame her. Sonora at the David Finney had only been open a year when COVID-19 ravaged the industry. Ferraro, however, is made of …

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Pizza & sushi: Pizzeria Maki marries 2 takeout favorites under 1 roof

Pam George Food, Headlines

Want sushi? Pizza? Both? Pizzeria Maki in Greenville offers both.   Many foods complement each other. Take, for instance, peanut butter and jelly, burrata and tomatoes or chocolate and pretzels. Most people, however, wouldn’t dream of pairing pizza and sushi. But in Greenville, that’s about to change. Pizzeria Maki recently opened in One Greenville Crossing, which is already home to …

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Balitmore foodie influencer heading to Wilmington

Daniel Larlham Jr. Food, Headlines

Kreskin Jones, the Rideshare Foodie, will be in Wilmington this week.   Social media influencer The Rideshare Foodie will be in Wilmington this week on a mission to sample classic and unique Delaware dishes.  From Tuesday through July 6, Kreskin Jones, known by his internet alias The Rideshare Foodie will be in Delaware as a part of his U.S. tour …

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Snuff Mill Restaurant to open in Independence Mall in July

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    Snuff Mill’s seared grass-fed prime Delmonico steak, wrapped with black pepper bacon, served with roasted garlic butter, asparagus with rosemary and pan drippings. Photo by Joel Plotkin Photography.   Most Brandywine Valley residents have traveled on Snuff Mill Road, a wooded route that winds from Route 52 in Chateau Country to the Red Clay Creek in Yorklyn. Here …

Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate

Betsy Price Business, Food, Headlines

  Can declining numbers at Food Bank drive-thru mobile pantries be another sign the economy is coming back?   The Food Bank of Delaware says that number of families picking up food at its monthly drive-thru mobile pantries has dropped in half since January’s round. The numbers have dropped so steadily that after the July round, the Food Bank will …

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Greek favorites fill menu of Wilmington’s Festival to Go

Betsy Price Food

Souvlaki (Photo by Markus Winkler from Pexels) The to-go version of Wilmington’s Greek Festival will focus on food, with nightly dance performances. It will run 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 2-5 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 808 N. Broom St., Wilmington. The event – the largest Greek festival in the Delaware Valley – normally draws massive crowds for the food, entertainment …