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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Acquisition  of Dogfish Head by brewer of Sam Adams  now official

The acquisition of  Milton-based Dogfish Head Craft Brewing by Boston Beer was completed on July 3, an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission reported. Dogfish co-founder Sam Calagione was appointed as an officer...

General Assembly passes bill that mandates healthier  drinks with kids meals

The Delaware General Assembly wants to make sure kids have an option other than soft drinks with their fast food meals. House Bill 79  passed both houses by lopsided margins and awaits signing by the...

Bill aims to hike minimum wage for waitstaff who are now paid $2.23...

Waitstaff and workers who rely on tips and gratuities could see their first hourly wage increase in more than 35 years under legislation unveiled Thursday. Sponsored by Rep. Kim Williams, House Bill 252 would replace...

Trending: Drip Cafe opens third location at 1201 N. Market office high rise

Drip Café has opened its third location at 1201 N. Market St. in downtown Wilmington. The café, which specializes in breakfast, lunch, and coffee first opened  in 2013 at a  location at Hockessin’s Lantana Square shopping...

Trending: Quick bite at Chuck Lager, Dinner en Blanc, Kenny’s checks...

(Send your dining-related news to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Dîner en Blanc returns for second year LeDîner  en  Blanc returns to Wilmington for its second year, on September 14. Last year’s inaugural picnic attracted over 1,100  to a site...

Top trending: Legend opens at former Arner’s, Mexican food arrives at...

The Legend opens and draws a crowd The Legend quietly opened late last month at the former Arner’s location off DuPont Highway in New Castle. The restaurant, now under new ownership,  retained much of the diner menu...

Yuengling provides job security in a changing region

The brewery, based in  Pottsville, PA that now accounts for a sizable portion of the beer market in Delaware and the region  is truly a family business. Generations of family members work at the privately...

Turning Point breakfast-brunch dining spot opens in Christiana Fashion Center

The Turning Point, a regional  breakfast-brunch chain, has opened  in the Christiana Fashion Center south of Newark. The Turning Point shares a building that also  houses Honeygrow, a fast-growing chain of restaurants that specialize in...

A smart move on apprenticeships

News that the Delaware Department of Labor and the Delaware Restaurant Association have partnered on an apprenticeship program for culinary professionals is welcome news. The industry continues to thrive, despite a high casualty rate that...

Labor Dept., Restaurant Assn. develop apprenticeship program

Delaware's first registered apprenticeship program for culinary professionals in the restaurant industry has been announced.  The program officially begins on May 29th with a kick-off party and food prepared by the cook apprentices. One out of...