dining food restaurants

Pizzeria Maki opens 2nd site; State Fair ribbon winners

Pam George Culture, Headlines

As Delaware slides into August, our appetite for fresh produce and easy meals expands. Enter restaurants and food festivals, which offer a place to eat and socialize. Here’s the skinny on Delaware’s dining scene.   Beefsteak tomatoes, burgers & blueberry pies The Delaware State Fair continues through July 29, and while the fair boasts a heavy roster of entertainment, it also …

12 Delaware dishes

12 Delaware dishes worthy of trying in 2023

Pam George Culture, Headlines

As my friends persistently point out, I eat out — a lot. But, hey, it’s part of my job and something my husband and I enjoy doing together. Consider it a hobby. While I’ve had many excellent meals since COVID-19 restaurant restrictions relaxed, some dishes stand out for one reason or another. Some are seasonal, others are specials, and several …

Dining in Lewes

Dining in Lewes: 10 reasons to eat downtown

Pam George Culture, Headlines

In the mid-20th century, Lewes, Delaware, was known for menhaden fish factories, and locals referred to the distinct aroma as the “smell of money.” The odor kept many tourists away, which in turn kept developers from tearing down city blocks to build motels. Bicentennial-related activism — and the death of the local menhaden fishery — led to preservation initiatives and a listing …

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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 …