Alcoholic beverage czar okays direct beer shipments

Delaware's Alcohol Beverage Commissioner Jacqueline Paradee Mette has cleared the way for the state's breweries to directly distribute their products to stores, bars, and...

Dining note: Pizza Week underway in Wilmington area

Greater Wilmington Pizza Week is now underway and will run until June 8 Pizza Week will emphasize experimentation and highlight the abundance of pizza places...

Celebrity chef Robbie Jester to oversee Deep Blue at Kitty Night restaurant operations

Owner Jamestown Hospality reports that Robbie Jester will oversee the culinary operations at Deep Blue at Kitty Knight in Georgetown, MD, west of...

Food & Drink: Garden by Bardea reopens; Bluebird opens; Lhulier’s next move? ‘Cake Boss’...

The Garden by Bardea Group outdoor terrace reopens for the season on Thursday, May 2. Located between Bardea Food & Drink and Bardea Steak, Bardea Garden will...

Wawa headed to Sheetz heartland in central PA

Wawa recently previewed its expansion plans in central Pennsylvania and announced the start of construction of its first store in Middletown, a community in...

Boston Beer reports year-end results that include a write-down of Dogfish Head value

Dogfish Head owner Boston Beer reported a loss in the fourth quarter and a change at the top. The company put an optimistic spin on...

Dewey Beer opening Denver taproom-brewery

Dewey Beer Company is headed to the Rockies with a new taproom in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood.  Following a pop-up taproom at ...

Multinational giant Sodexo acquires New Castle-based K&R Vending

Sodexo’s InReach acquired K&R Breakroom Services headquartered in New Castle. The price was not disclosed. With this purchase, Sodexo’s InReach will serve Philadelphia, southern...

Electrics now account for 9.7% of new vehicle sales in Delaware

A report from The Alliance for Automotive Innovation indicates that battery-electric vehicles accounted for 9.7% of new Delaware light-duty vehicles sales 2023's third quarter....

Farmers markets sales pass $4 million mark

The Delaware Department of Agriculture reported that last year’s farmers markets hit an all-time sales record of $4.14 million. In 2023, sales from all 17...

Stone Balloon closes its doors

In a blow to Newark's Main Street, the Stone Balloon has closed its doors. In a release, owner High 5 Hospitality stated it made the...

Food and drink: New partner at Rehoboth dining spot; Crepes, gelato at Christiana Mall;...

Lion Gardner is a new partner at The Pines restaurant downtown Rehoboth Beach.  Gardner was chef and co-owner of the Blue Moon...

The case for restaurant apprenticeships

By Carl Georigi Concepts like career advancement, mentorship, leadership, and hands-on learning are likely far from the mind of the average restaurant customer, sitting...

Delaware Park names executive chef as part of its $10 million makeover

Delaware Park Casino & Racing announced the appointment of Executive Chef Rob Gary as part of the property's $10 million renovation program that includes...

Ceremony marks Sussex kitchen incubator going to full operation

Sussex County officials this week formally opened a new ‘kitchen incubator’ aimed at small commercial operators. The kitchen had a soft launch this...

Helen’s Sausage House Main Street location opening on Saturday

Helen’s Sausage House, well-known beyond its Smyrna-area roots, is opening its second location in Newark on Saturday. Run by Clifford J. Murphy III, Helen’s grandson,...

State Tourism Office relaunches Delaware on Tap adult beverage trail website

The Delaware Tourism Office announces an updated way for both visitors and residents to support the state’s locally-owned craft beverage businesses using a new Delaware On Tap Trail. Users can...

Food and drink update: Is Wawa pizza that bad?

As noted earlier, food snobs at Philadelphia Magazine and elsewhere offered scathing commentary on Wawa's pizza offering. Other sites piled on,...

Food and drink: Two quiet restaurant openings, Helen’s Sausage House and about that Wawa...

Taco Reho has opened its Middletown location with a minimum of fanfare. The Southern California-style taqueria used the formula that led to its first location...

Restaurant Association’s Cornerstone winners announced

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 21st Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, October 23 at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach....
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