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Home Appetit joins Full Circle Food to deliver meals in New Castle County

Pam George Food, Headlines

Home Appétit’s Veggie Trio offering highlights the fresh aspect of home-delivered meals. Photo by Home Appétit   There is no shortage of meal-delivery programs in the Wilmington area. HelloFresh, Green Chef and Blue Apron offer meal kits with ingredients and recipes, while the Farmers Fridge delivers ready-to-eat meals.  But there is one thing these large-scale programs lack — local flavor. …

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DART sets Thanksgiving ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Nov. 8-13

Betsy Price Food, Headlines

Michael Thompson packs food donations for DART’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign   DART’s 24th annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive for Thanksgiving will run the second week of November, with seven collecting sites around the state. The drive has a goal of collecting 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans who need help with food. It’s slogan is “With  your …

Thierry Langer owns the three Kaisy’s Delights locations with his wife, Nathalie. (Kaisy's Delights)

Kaisy’s Delights opens full-service dining room in Lewes

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

Thierry and Nathalie Langer own the three Kaisy’s Delights locations. (Kaisy’s Delights) It is hard to miss Kaisy’s Delights in Lewes. The building at Savannah and Wescoats roads resembles a mountain chalet. And then there are the colors: Lily Pulitzer pink and lime green. Locals and frequent visitors belly up to the counter for the coffee — La Colombe — …

Brew Works peach cider to raise money for Hagley Recovery Fund

Betsy Price Food, Headlines

  Hagley and Wilmington Brew Works have another cider for sale Friday that was made with two kinds of peaches from Hagley’s orchard.   Wilmington Brew Works and Hagley Museum and Library  are releasing a new cider Friday, and some of the proceeds will go towards a recovery fund to help the former du Pont estate cope with $2 million in flood …

Delaware First Lady, Food Bank mark 1 millionth free Door Dash delivery

Charles Megginson Food, Headlines

      The First Lady of Delaware celebrated the 1 millionth Project DASH delivery Monday at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Newark warehouse. Project DASH is a nationwide non-profit initiative of food delivery service DoorDash.  According to the company, the service aims to provide “last-mile delivery and online ordering solutions for government and nonprofit partners, helping hundreds of food …

Tavern on Kings closes before it even got its sign up

Charles Megginson Food, Headlines

    Tavern on Kings, which replaced the Governor’s Cafe in downtown Dover, has permanently closed. The restaurant, located at 144 Kings Highway, had been open for less than a month following subtle renovations to the interior and a large expansion of the kitchen. The entrance still brandished the Governor’s Cafe logo during Tavern on Kings’ operation and the restaurant’s …

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Newark’s Peach Blossom Eatery expected to open in November

Pam George Food, Headlines

Peach Blossom Eatery will feature a vegan eggplant parmesan sandwich on ciabatta made with cashew-garlic ‘cheese’ and Calabrian chili marinara.   At 9 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, Olivia Brinton was busy experimenting. “I just made my first test batch of pistachio-matcha bear claws,” she announced.  The Japanese green tea “looks cool,” she acknowledged, but it can taste, well, grassy …

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Brandywine Festival of Arts makes sure shoppers are well-fed

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

Home Grown will offer veggie burgers, kielbasa, cheeseburgers, hotdogs, fries and hummus at the arts festival.   For more than 50 years, artists and collectors have celebrated autumn’s arrival at a Wilmington festival along the Brandywine River. This year is no different. Always the first weekend after Labor Day, The Brandywine Festival of the Arts is scheduled for Sept. 11, …

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Wilmington’s Bardea to be featured Monday on Today Show

Betsy Price Food, Headlines

Bardea’s chef Antimo DiMeo and co-owner Scott Stein     Wilmington’s popular Bardea restaurant will be featured in a live segment Monday, Aug. 16, on “The Today Show.” The segment, which will follow chef Antimo DiMeo preparing two dishes in a “Make Ahead Monday” cooking segment, will run about 9:15 a.m. during the NBC morning show’s third hour. Scott Stein, co-owner of …

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Win-win: Hottest trend at Delaware liquor stores is local craft brews

Charles Megginson Business, Food, Headlines

  The craft beer selection at Peco’s Liquor Store in Wilmington. Photo by Ed Mulvihill, owner   Twenty years ago, if you were drinking a beer in Delaware, it was likely one of the classics: Budweiser, Miller or Coors. That’s not necessarily the case anymore. Today, it’s likely to be a local craft beer from one of Delaware’s 32 breweries, …