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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Updated review: Nora Lee's: Bold favors in old New Castle

Life isn't easy for restaurants in old New Castle. A number of dining spots, ranging from mediocre to borderline great, have come and gone. Then we have Nora Lees,  a Cajun restaurant has been around for...

Cinemark to open 12-screen theater at Christiana Mall this month

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.  plans to open a 2 screen complex near Christiana Mall  The theater complex in the Christiana Mall development southeast of Newark is slated to open in the spring of 2014. The theater  will...

Cafe Scalessa announces Sept. 7th opening

Cafe Scalessa announced a Sept. 7th  reopening at its old location on Greenhill Avenue in Wilmington.  The restaurant had closed in 2011, but had retained its website and  e mails continued to indicate it would...

Grotto Pizza coming to Dover

Grotto Pizza is expanding into Dover. Construction will begin in September and we are planning an opening in early 2013, according to the chain's Facebook page. Grotto will open in the former location of Atlantic Books...

Tickets available for Taste of Newark

The crew from Klondike Kates at Taste of Newark. Tickets are now being offered for the Taste of Newark in late September. The annual event includes offerings from more than 45 Newark restaurants, as well as...

UD's Vita Nova restaurant accepting reservations for fall semester

Vita Nova, the University of Delaware campus restaurant , is accepting reservations for the fall semester. Photo by Kathy Atkinson, University of Delaware Vita Nova,   located on the second floor of the Trabant University Center,...

MILFORD CHEF, LONGTIME FRIEND REUNITED AT ABBOTT'S: MilfordLive!

Abbott’s Grill  chef and  owner Kevin Reading announced on Thursday, July 26 the newest addition to his staff, Pastry Chef Andrew Hooven.  Reading and  Hooven have worked together for years, beginning in 1994 with...

Iron Hill once again Small Brewpub of The year

Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant  has again won the title of  Best Small Brewpub of the Year at the Craft Brewers Conference and World Beer Cup in San Diego. Iron Hill was founded in Newark,...

Burger, fry spot opens in Newark

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries opened  Wednesday at 59 E. Main Street in Newark, next to California Tortilla with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The dining spot  features Ocean City-style french fries as well as hamburgers....

Dining viewpoint: A nice evening at Chelsea Tavern

As we circled the block looking for a place to park, we saw first-hand the challenge facing the owners of Chelsea Tavern, the gastropub on Market Street. It turned out the parking ramp was...