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Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Food and drink: Not all steakhouses reopening in early June; lines at newly...

More restaurant openings have been announced for steak lovers, although some popular spots are sticking to takeout. Xavier Teixido's Harry's Hospitality Group announced that its flagship steak and prime rib destination Harry's Savoy Grill and...
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Food and drink update: Closings, opening,  expansion and a letter from Restaurant Association chair

This occasional column went on hiatus as the coronavirus crisis unfolded. It’s time to talk  food. A couple of quick observations. The quality and creativity displayed by restaurants in a carryout only environment has been...
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A $400 million COVID economic recovery plan from Land of Ben...

Hello everyone, Vermont's  Phil Scott has announced a bold economic recovery plan that's worth more than a passing look. Last week, the Republican governor from the state known for Ben & Jerry's, the band Phish and...
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State of Delaware’s guide to Phase 1 reopening

The release of guidance on Delaware's Phase 1 openings led to some confusion regarding types of businesses that will reopen on June 1. The guide below allows for the reopening of bars, restaurants, malls, retail...
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Beaches opening on Memorial Day weekend – Out of staters not welcome

Troopers to be  on the lookout for out  of state plates; Ice cream shops, trucks  allowed this weekend Gov.  John Carney on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware will lift restrictions on Delaware beaches...
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Rehoboth opens Bandstand Circle

You can now get a glimpse of the beach when making that well-known U turn in Rehoboth after the  City of Rehoboth Beach reopened the Bandstand Circle on Friday. This area was closed to vehicular...
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Sussex not alone in battling coronavirus cases tied to food processing

Hello everyone, Sussex County is not alone in seeing outbreaks of coronavirus tied to workplaces in the meat and poultry processing industry. A wave of plant shutdowns and restarts led President Trump to order the plants...
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Taking the pulse on restaurant reopenings

Hello everyone, Over the weekend, a few New Castle County restaurateurs took the public's pulse via Facebook. The question to customers - if restaurants opened in the near future would you come back? The Platinium Dining Group...
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Dover Downs owner to buy Bally’s Atlantic City for $25 million

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner of Dover Downs is buying Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino for about $25 million in cash. Bally's is owned by Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties.  Separately, Twin River agreed...
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Volunteers help make food distribution at Christiana Mall a success

The Delaware National Guard and an army of volunteers were part of the Food Bank of Delaware's first mass drive-through on Monday at Christiana Mall. The event provided emergency assistance to 2,267 households. A group of...