Bing’s Bake & Brew expands with 2nd café in Newark

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The family that owns Delaware’s oldest bakery has set up a second coffeeshop in downtown Newark, across Main Street from where Bing’s Bakery opened in 1871. Bing’s Bake & Brew bought the Little French Café of Newark. “It’s quaint,” Carla Guzzi, who owns Bing’s with her husband Tom Guzzi, said of the new location “It has a lot of charm.” …

Hell’s Belles is a new bakeshop on Union Street in Wilmington. (Courtesy of Yesenia Taveras, director of communications for Wilmington City Council)

Hell’s Belles becomes newest bakery on Union Street

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Wilmington’s Little Italy section has been home to some of Delaware’s most iconic bakeries. Take, for instance, DiFonzo’s, which opened here in 1945. After the Wilmington site closed in 2004, Black Lab Breads moved in. Meanwhile, Sheila Papa opened Papa’s Pastry Shop in 2001. Stephanie Grubb recalls each bakery. “As a kid, I remember coming down and going to all …