The Italian Festival runs wraps up Sunday in what is the event's 50th year. (Photos courtesy of St. Anthony's Italian Festival's Facebook)

Italian Festival in Wilmington runs through Sunday

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

One of the largest Italian-American cultural events in the nation, with about 60,000 attendees, is back this week in Wilmington for a ceremonious 50th year.¬† St. Anthony‚Äôs Italian Festival, sponsored by St. Anthony of Padua Parish, involves decadent Italian cuisine like pasta, pizza, cannolis and more. “Thanks to all who come out to support our St. Anthony‚Äôs Italian Festival,” said …

The Greater Wilmington Pizza Week lasts until the end of Saturday. (Photos all from participating restaurants)

Greater Wilmington Pizza Week Continues Through June 8

Pam GeorgeHeadlines, Culture

Pizza is a $46.98 billion industry in the United States, and its appeal is evident in the First State. Options range from small standalone pizzerias to Rehoboth Beach-based Grotto Pizza, which has more than 20 locations.¬† The industry receives its due on National Pizza Day, which is Nov. 12 this year. But that‚Äôs not enough time to salute Wilmington‚Äôs favorite …

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Food now: George & Sons closing; Park Caf√©’s empanada pop-up

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

This the diversity of Delaware‚Äôs dining scene is on display right now. Read on for news about empanadas, ramen, vegan food and Italian specialties. While one beloved seafood restaurant is closing, another is still going strong. Meanwhile, there are plenty of wine and food events with summery menus. George & Sons¬† The Esterling family recently announced that¬†George & Sons, their …