TSD Review June 16

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – June 16, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth Wilmington library called one of America’s most beautiful Delaware Juneteenth celebrations run through June 29 Roman Catholics to carry Eucharist through Wilmington Sunday Longwood Gardens offers plant giveaway Friday BUSINESS Bing’s Bake & Brew aims to raise …

Bardea Steak

What it’s like to eat at Bardea Steak

Pam George Food, Headlines

  We fully intended to get a steak. After all, that’s what carnivores normally do when visiting a steakhouse. But once we entered Bardea Steak’s sleek space, we succumbed to the allure of the unexpected. And there’s much that’s surprising about the new Market Street restaurant in the heart of downtown Wilmington. The steakhouse quietly opened this week with nary a phone …

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Bardea Steak’s ‘meat kingdom’ wows guests during soft opening

Pam George Food, Headlines

In any good story, the main characters face an obstacle or two. In this tale, restaurateur Scott Stein and chef Antimo DiMeo, founders of Bardea Food & Drink in Wilmington, encountered more than their share while opening another restaurant. Take, for instance, an unexpected pandemic, rising food costs and supply chain issues. These adversaries seemingly conspired to keep the partners …

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Bardea’s new venture: Tacos in DE.CO food court

Pam George Business, Headlines

Bardea Food & Drink has opened a taco stand in Wilmington’s DE.CO food court. Photo courtesy of Charles “Ebbie” Alfree III.   Before a restaurant opens for service, the staff often gather for a family meal. More often than not, the food is a departure from the regular menu. For instance, at Bardea Food & Drink in downtown Wilmington, an Italian concept, …

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A baker’s dozen of things to look forward to in 2022

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis visiting Winterthur’s Montmorenci foyer while she was First Lady.   From golf pros descending on Wilmington Country Club, to new shows and amenities at area theaters and cultural institutions, to the latest restaurant moves, Delaware has a lot to look forward to in 2022. With the end of the year fogged by a surge of COVID-19 testing …

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Bardea owners to open Market Street steakhouse in ’22

Pam George Food, Headlines

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 …