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Take a look at these 10 Delaware holiday pop-up bars

Pam George Culture, Headlines

It’s holiday pop-up season, and celebrants can never get enough holly, bells and elves. But festive décor is no longer limited to malls and retail stores.  Restaurants are also sprinkling holiday cheer in their communities. Jingle Bar at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen  Last year, the holiday theme was limited to the Delaware Avenue restaurant’s rear patio, which has an …

The Delaware Beer Fest runs from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in Wilmington.

Delaware Beer Fest to benefit first-responder food drive

Jarek Rutz Culture

Lovers of lagers, aficionados of ales and pundits of pilsners will have five hours to explore dozens of beers Saturday. From noon to 5 p.m., the Figure 8 Barn in Bellevue State Park (2360 Lower Lot Road in Wilmington) will host the second and final Delaware Beer Fest this year. The event will feature more than 100 selections from over …

Jeremiah Brooks, the chef of Hamilton on Main in downtown Newark.

Hamilton’s on Main goes pink to fund breast cancer research

Pam George Business, Culture, Headlines

The “Barbie” movie put pink in the spotlight. But the color had a special significance even before Barbie and Ken took a road trip into the real world. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pink ribbons are the international symbol for the campaign. Inspired by the color’s popularity and meaning, Anthony and Jeremiah Brooks decided to create a Pretty …

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Fall benefits: Some restaurants lower prices after Labor Day

Pam George Culture, Headlines

People have a tenancy to rush into fall, and when it comes to food, that’s not a bad thing, particularly if you like pumpkin, squashes, apples and heartier fare. Restaurants are revising menus, coastal eateries are reinstating specials, and special events are kicking into high gear throughout the state. The second season Coastal locals rejoice once Labor Day rolls around. …

Delaware Burger Battle returns Aug. 27

Burger Battle returns Aug. 27 after pandemic hiatus

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Delaware Burger Battle, which spawned winners such as Maiale Deli’s Mexican Burger and Metro Grill’s Peach Burger, returns Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten entries will vie for the burger trophy, with three others going for the alternative burger title. A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Delaware and the Delaware ProStart Program, the battle will start at noon at …

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These spots will allow you to savor spring when dining out

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Thompson Island is one of many places in or near Delaware where diners can celebrate spring.   Restaurants are gearing up for a busy spring season — Easter, Mother’s Day and grads-and-dads events are on the horizon. Menus are now full of seasonal flavor — think ramps, asparagus, fiddlehead ferns — and as the calendar flips to April, dining outside …

TSD Review Mar 17

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – March 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Ursuline sisters’ bilingual children’s book honors teacher Kalmar Nyckel’s Underground Railroad class focuses on travel options Delaware Art Museum’s Tiffany exhibit offers peek at ‘Gilded Age’ Trace Adkins, Frank Reyes top off 2022 State Fair concert lineup Food & Dining Hamilton’s brings elegant fare to Newark’s Main Street Wine, dine with Italian count at …

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Hamilton’s brings elegant fare to Newark’s Main Street

Pam George Culture, Headlines

  Hamilton’s on Main features this dining room on the front of the first floor.   For months, Newark residents and visitors impatiently waited for Hamilton’s on Main to open its doors. The anticipation grew when the restaurant hosted a private party last December, but an unexpected HVAC issue forced the hungry public to practice patience. The wait is finally over. Hamilton’s …