Wilmington food hall announces restaurants


DECO announced the Wilmington food hall’s chef-tenants, bringing eight new restaurants to Wilmington under one roof on the ground floor of the DuPont Building at 10thand Orange Streets.

Chef-tenants at DECO will include:

  • Spark’d, a pastry shop specializing in all-day baked goods, coffee and special-occasion cakes
  • Connie’s Chicken & Waffles, a Baltimore operation that is expanding into Wilmington
  • Pizzeria Bardea will offer Neapolitan-inspired pies and farm-to-table salads
  • Phubs, serving Vietnamese pho,banh-mi subs and rice bowls
  • The Verandah, an Indian street food outpost for samosas, kabab wraps, chaats, parathas and tikki masala
  • Stripp’d, offering smoothies, juices, acai bowls and salads
  • Al Chu’s Sushi, sushi and poke from a well-known Wilmington chef.
  • The Pop-Up,or “test kitchen,” which will serve as ahome to a rotating roster of chef-tenants that will change biweekly to monthly throughout the year. The first tenant of The Pop-Up will be Dan Sheridan and theLocale BBQ Post, with barbecue sandwiches and sides.

Further information is available below:



The food hall, bar and event space will officially open to the public at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, with celebratory events throughout the evening and until 12 midnight on Friday, April 19.

Following the grand opening, DECO will be open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and bar service, weekdays starting at 7 a.m. and closing at 11 p.m., with extended hours on weekends.

Managers are Imian Partnerswhich operate Constitution Yards Beer Garden on the Wilmington Riverfront.

DECO, short for“Delaware Collective”will be open seven days a week, including weekend brunches and evenings at the atrium bar, with free parking available on nights and weekends. Additional details, including concepts and menus from all eight chef-tenants, will be announced in the coming weeks.

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