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Delaware’s new to-go alcohol law takes effect April 1

Charles Megginson Culture, Government, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Dogfish Head Brewery. Restaurants, brewpubs, taverns and taprooms in Delaware will permanently be able to serve to-go alcoholic beverages beginning April 1.  House Bill 290, which passed in January, allows food and drink establishments to sell alcoholic beverages in transactions for take-out, curbside, or drive-through service and to use outdoor seating for serving food and drinks. To-go …

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Delaware Restaurant Association issues dire plea for help

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines

The organization that represents restaurants in Delaware said the industry is far from being out of the woods after two years of the COVID pandemic. The Delaware Restaurant Association’s 2022 ‘State of the Restaurant Industry’ report found that restaurants continue to struggle to keep their doors open amid a surge in coronavirus cases, inflation, a labor shortage, and supply chain …

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To-go alcohol, outdoor dining bill sails through House committee

Charles Megginson Business, Government, Headlines

At least 20 other states will allow the continued sale of to-go alcoholic beverages. A bill to permanently allow restaurants to sell to-go alcoholic beverages was unanimously voted out of the House Administration Committee Tuesday.  House Bill 290, sponsored by Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth, would allow any restaurant, brewpub, tavern or taproom with a valid on-premise liquor license to sell …

Thierry Langer owns the three Kaisy’s Delights locations with his wife, Nathalie. (Kaisy's Delights)

Kaisy’s Delights opens full-service dining room in Lewes

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

Thierry and Nathalie Langer own the three Kaisy’s Delights locations. (Kaisy’s Delights) It is hard to miss Kaisy’s Delights in Lewes. The building at Savannah and Wescoats roads resembles a mountain chalet. And then there are the colors: Lily Pulitzer pink and lime green. Locals and frequent visitors belly up to the counter for the coffee — La Colombe — …

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Where vaccinated people can get deals on food and drink

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Bardea Food & Drink offers a free dessert with dinner. This is its twist on cheesecake with pomegranate, buddha’s hand and white sesame crumble. Photo from Bardea Facebook   Small businesses across Delaware are getting state grants to cover the cost of providing incentives for vaccinated customers. More the 200 will receive state grants up to $5,000 for reimbursements, the …